Screen-Free Fun for Kids

Screen-Free Fun for Kids

Getting antsy at home? We've put together plans for you to experiment, be active, and be together using materials you already have at home. We'll be posting a new one every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Click on the links below to see each activity.

 


telescope
In honor of International Dark Sky Week, April 19-26 Astronomy is the study of the sun, moon, stars, planets, galaxies,
Cardboard tube
We've all got tons of toilet paper & paper towel rolls hanging around. What can  you do with them? Repurpose
Pretend play
Pretend play has lots of benefits for young children as they develop early literacy skills. For one thing, pretend play
Try to break one or all of these records at home. Create your own record and challenge your family to
Chemistry
Today we’re putting on our science hats and doing some basic chemistry! Chemistry was my favorite science class in school--I
We’ve been adjusting to a lot of changes lately, and change is hard! We all cope in different ways, and
Learn more about eggs with the activities and science experiments with Happy Dancing Turtle! Eggs-travaganza! (PDF)
It might be a little chilly for camping outside, but you can always create camping fun indoors! Camping Indoors (PDF)
Who’s up for a dance party? I am! Woohoo! Dancing, jumping, stretching, and wiggling are all great ways to keep
Engineering is the science of building. We're going to build & test the strength of our creations by using household
Have you seen or heard more birds in your neighborhood lately? Do you notice anything different about the trees? What
Games are a great way to distract us from outside anxieties. They are a way for us to have fun