Five Ways To Keep Kids Busy

Sharpen young minds during self-isolation

Staying home can take a mental toll on the best of us, especially on children. With the extension on self-isolation, keeping the kids suitably entertained can prove to be a challenging task. Here are 5 solutions allay boredom!

  1. LEGO your COVID-19 fears

Take a deep dive into your kids’ minds when you get involved with their LEGO blocks. Get inspired by the creative videos available at Legoland Discovery Centre. From simple towers to toy characters to full scale cities, you can enjoy build-time with the little ones in a big way.

  1. Get Online

From educational word and math games to art & crafts to time management and strategy, check out the myriad online games available for kids at CBC.

  1. Toronto Trivia

How well does your child know Toronto? Discover the highlights of the city with YoToronto, Toronto-based quiz created by Tourism Toronto. Test their knowledge or introduce the city to new leaners in this fun-filled website with multiple game topics!

  1. Story Time from Space!

Take the little ones to the stars with exciting and heart-warming children’s stories, narrated by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Conquer the final frontier with the kids and their space heroes, in the safety of your home. Visit Story Time from Space and get started!

  1. Get the kids to join in!

Don’t be overwhelmed with planning the kids’ activities. Keep an open conversation about what they would like to do, and allocate some time to each activity on a weekly basis. This will help keep family conversations inclusive and also help the children understand and cope with the challenges of self-isolation.

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