Yes, it’s that time of the year again when the schools are just drawing to their conclusion. The end of another year and your children will be rushing home, all excited and enthusiastic, because it’s time for summer vacation.
But, being parents is a full time job and you don’t get summer vacations, do you? Instead, your child’s summer vacation can safely be called your overtime. While you have a 101 responsibilities on you, you simply can’t leave your dear one unattended because an idle mind is the devil’s workshop. And leaving your kid in front of screens is a strict no-no.
Fortunately, there are various activities that the parent and the child can indulge in which will not only be fun for the child but also a stressbuster for the parents.
1. Take a tiny vacation
It’s a classic yet never gets old. Take a week off and head to a nearby hill station or a beach. Spend time with your family and relax. This way, you and child will make a lot of new memories and strengthen your bond.
2. Enroll your child into Summer Camps
Summer Camps are one of the most productive set of activities for your kid. You’ll find a variety of summer camps for kids across all age groups. From App making to spoken English, the options are endless.
3. A small picnic on the weekend
If you absolutely can not afford to take a mini vacation, then you can always plan something fun to do over the weekends. A long drive or a visit to grandma’s house is another fun way to keep your child entertained during those months of vacation.
4. Teach your kid a new activity
Find techniques to involve your kids in your work. You could teach them basic cooking, or help them bake some cookies or cake. Playing chef is one the best ways to involve your kids in the kitchen.
5. Add more creativity with craft
Easy and effective, craft is the most convenient method in order to keep the creativity flowing. With a million tutorials available over the Internet, all you’ll need are the basic craft papers to keep your child occupied for hours at a stretch.
6. Encourage Reading
During the early years of a child’s growth, he/she is more receptive towards to new languages and words. Encourage your child to read at least one page a day. This will help build his/her vocabulary and acquire greater command over the language.
7. Indoor Board Games
This is one of the easiest methods to keep your children occupied for hours. Invite a few of their friends over and you’ll have a summer party at home. A lot of creative board games are available in the market which are not only fun but also boost creativity and knowledge.
If you have any more ideas on how to keep your children occupied in their vacation, do let us know in the comments section. We’d love to hear your feedback!
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