At Young Rembrandts we’ve been interviewing kids that have been drawing with us this past year. For some kids, drawing was a way to continue the classes they were used to at school. For others, it was a way to keep their minds off the stress they were feeling around them.
Creative Activities for Kids at Home
Spring break is upon us and, it’s exciting to be free from schedules and homework. However, fear strikes when you realize no school means no routines and nothing for the kids to do all day. But have no fear! There are ways to make your time off fun, maybe even fruitful.
One of my favorite self-care ideas is coloring! There is just something about the simplicity of a new coloring book and the smell and excitement of a new box of colored pencils that calms and resets my mind. And the great thing about coloring is that it can be done almost anywhere whether you have 5 minutes or 5 hours to devote to it.
We all know e-Learning is stressful for everyone in the house. Kids are overwhelmed with learning math and reading while simultaneously trying to navigate new technology. Parents are struggling to work while also managing online learning. Everyone is getting burnt out on being stuck at home.
Summer is the perfect time to get kids moving around and creating to fill their right brain needs. But, this summer looks a little different. I have found 39 activities to help your family get the summer off to a great start without risking your health.
Traditionally, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer, filled with family barbecues, opening day at the pool and parades. This year looks a little different but provides a great way to teach the true meaning of the day.