Common holiday programs in Singapore for students are often done outdoors such as adventure camps and more. However, fun holiday programmes can also be done indoors.
There are indoor activities for children that parents can organize at home, same learnings from holiday programs but in the comfort of your own house. Here are some of the best indoor activities that you and your child will surely enjoy.
To get the creative juices flowing for you and your child, spend some time solving a good puzzle. There are different variations of puzzles that are available in the market, there are even puzzles that have as many as 1000 pieces and more.
Moreover, to make this game even more memorable and exciting for your child. Instead of buying a puzzle game from the store, why not make one? Puzzle boards and pieces are very easy to do. You just need a piece of cardboard and use some coloring materials to create the drawing you want to put together. Then, cut them up and start solving.
Family and Board Games
Another indoor activity is to schedule a board and family game night with your loved ones. You can do this on a weekend so that everyone in the family can attend and you don’t have to worry about staying up late. This is a good way to bond and communicate with your children.
Hide and Seek
Yes, you can play hide and seek at home and make it a fun one at that. This is a classic game played all over the world wherein one person is hoodwinked while the other players hide strategically. The person who cannot see must find the others within a given amount of time.
However, it is important to note that extra care and attention must be given to the children while playing this game. Make sure that the play area is child-proof and that no one can go outside the house without permission.
Your children will love this game, for sure! Hide a “treasure” inside the house and create a map with quests. Get creative with your concept to ensure that your child will not lose interest. This is also a good opportunity to introduce math or science questions as obstacles. This way, they are having fun and learning at the same time.
Arts and Crafts
This list of best indoor activities for children will not complete without arts and crafts. Children love to doodle, color, paint and draw. Take advantage of that and make a day out of this activity. You can learn origami together or take painting classes. This a great way to get involved in your child’s life and show support to his or her talent.