Balancing kids, work, and life all in one space 24/7? Parents, take heart! Here are 10 new ideas for keeping your kids entertained during the Coronavirus.
Create a Schedule
Check out this free printable to create a daily schedule. Keeping a schedule will provide your kids with the structure they need and are used to having at school.
As much as possible, allow your kids to enjoy some fresh air. Let them enjoy “free play,” outside to build their imaginations, practice problem-solving, and get their bodies moving to stay healthy.
Virtual Play Dates
Try FaceTiming your kids’ favorite friends (with their parent’s permission). This will help your kids continue to build critical socio-emotional skills for development.
Did you know museums around the world are offering free virtual tours? MetKids was made for, with, and by kids.
What kid doesn’t love Disney movies? Disney+ includes classics kids will never get tired of watching.
Epic! is the leading digital library app for kids 10 and under. Epic! Includes more than 35,000 best books for kids, audiobooks, videos, quizzes, and personalized reading levels and interests.
Kinedu is a baby development app created by experts, that includes activities for 0-4 years. On Kinedu, you receive daily activity plans, track your baby’s progress, and can add unlimited caregivers.
All The World
All The World app is a weekly educational show for kids crafted by educators. This show inspires self-awareness and socio-emotional development and teaches science, nature, arts, and culture. All The World is an ad-free, safe space for kids, available in Spanish, English, Mandarin, Japanese, and Korean.
Crayola Create and Play
Is your family is running low on craft supplies? The Crayola Create and Playapp has real, colorful tools and opportunities for creative learning. This app is safe, ad-free, and works without wifi for your kids to create their own masterpieces.
GoNoodles Games is a game app that has helped more than 14 million kids get moving and staying healthy.