How many times have we heard from our little ones that “I’m bored, what can I do”, yes, too many. Sometimes it happens to us that in those moments we do not know what to answer them , either because we are busy doing other things or because we cannot think of anything really funny.
Today we are going to try to banish those “dead hours” in which our children do not know what to play, and we are going to provide them with hours and hours of fun, the best thing? that the older ones will also end up having a great time.
Keep reading the article to know the funniest activities you can do with children.
7 FUN ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
Yes, the kitchen is not only for the elderly, the little ones love to make simple recipes. Why don’t you try a chocolate cake? in the confectionery we can find recipes that are easy and simple for children . It is not necessary to consume excessive sugar, you can also try altering the recipe a little to make it healthier. This activity, in addition to occupying an entire afternoon or morning, is also very creative and addictive for children . The best thing, without a doubt, is that you can make your own recipe book and at the same time you will be learning the importance of a good diet in our lives.
2. Children’s letters
Other activities for children that they like the most are children’s cards, either to play at home or outside. Surely you will also remember those children’s cards, the ones with pictures, with which we could play the family game . A game that consists of matching all the card families and whoever manages to reunite it first wins.
We assure you a lot of fun, and above all you will repeat again for sure. If you don’t have these cards at home, don’t worry, they can easily be found in any toy store or bazaar.
3. Blind makeup
One of the activities for children that bring the most fun are costumes and paintings, they love to imagine that they are superheroes or any character from their favorite drawings. That is why this activity they will surely love, it is a game in pairs , it consists in that the person who is going to be made up blinds himself and it is the other child who paints it, until he is finished he cannot take off the blindfold. If you want to add an extra fun, you can also make it a rule that the child who is wearing makeup has to guess his character before taking off the blindfold. Of course, this activity requires specific paints for the face and clothes that can be stained, and a lot of fun and creativity.
4. The treasure hunt
The treasure hunt is an activity that you can enjoy both doing it around the house and also in a park that is very large, depending on how many children are going to play it will be convenient to do it outside or not.
It consists of hiding a treasure, sweets or a book, in the place where it is going to play, and through clues and a map that the little one can handle, find the treasure. It is a perfect activity for birthday parties or when you bring a friend home.
If they take a long time to find the prize, you can help them by giving them clues such as cold (if they are far) or hot (if they are close).
5. Exhibition of paintings with the hands
Painting is always a great option, even more so if you can use your hands instead of a brush. Prepare several tables for the child to paint what he is imagining at that moment, only on the condition that he must do it using only his hands, without a brush. Then put them around the house and ask him to explain what he has drawn. This activity is excellent for children who are more restless , as it will help them relax while having fun with art.
6. Puppet afternoon
Surely in our city we find thousands of activities dedicated to the smallest of the house, one with which they laugh the most is undoubtedly the puppets. These little theaters that are usually performed on the street to the delight of children, manage to hook both young and old with their comical stories and their happy ending . If right now there is no children’s program in your place of residence, you can make the theater yourself with your own puppets. It is a simple activity, but it requires time, you can have fun several afternoons; creating the puppets, making the stage with a cardboard box, creating the story and finally acting it out with the whole family. They are sure to love it.
7. Cinema with Chinese shadows
Chinese shadows are one of the coolest activities for children, it requires very little elements and a lot of creativity. You can make Chinese shadows with your hands, or even if you encourage yourself with a wooden stick and the silhouette of a figure will also work for you. Create with the child a story that includes these Chinese shadows, then record it with the camera. You can make countless stories and characters that will captivate the whole family.