When rain or cold weather—or a lockdown —keeps the children inside, it can be difficult to keep them entertained. But, staying at home can be lots of fun if you have some activities up your sleeve.
Music and movement encourage a release of physical and emotional energy, expression and creativity. Children learn to cooperate as they listen to and respond to each other and the music.
Interaction with books help in developing early literacy skills, child’s imagination and stimulate curiosity. It is very important that Children learn to value books for their ongoing education. Book reading helps in developing child’s ability to focus, concentration, social skills and communication skills.
Children often use art to help them process their experiences and deal with overwhelming emotions. Art provides kids with critical sensory input and can help children express their feelings in a multidimensional way even if they lack the vocabulary to describe their feelings with words. Kids Create encourages our children’s creativity.
Toys such as lego help children develop their sense of process. Construction activities help in gaining confidence as tamariki learn through trial and error method, and success. Children learn about the world, making sense of what they know or see. They get opportunities for social interaction working with or alongside others.