Monsoon is here and it’s raining everywhere. As promised, here goes our #Monsoonblogging post. Rain is Nature’s gift to mankind. Rain indicates flourishing. It the right season for farmers. Plants grow well with the pour of rain. The climate will be cool and dust free.
All these are enjoyable to some extent only. And if you are a mom of toddlers or preschoolers, then not to mention how difficult is to engage them at home. Due to the fear of infection and seasonal diseases, it’s hard to allow them outside during rain. But staying inside for a long makes them bored and irritated. So here are some Fun Indoor Activities During Monsoon to bust out the boredom and keep your kids engaged.
You can pretend like an animal and ask them to guess. You can also pretend like a person in your family and ask them to try who is it? Also is there any kids who don’t love super heroes and barbies? So put on their super hero dresses and make them act like him or her.
Kids love drawing and painting. So give them some blank sheets, color pencils or sketches. And encourage them to draw and paint creatively and at free hand. Vegetable painting, Finger Painting, Stone Painting and Free Hand Drawing are some of them. You can also frame them after completion. It helps in the development of their creativity.
Use your kitchen utensils, waste shoe boxes, strings and sticks to compose your own music. Also you can sing some silly songs with your kids. This activity can bring out the hidden talents of your kids.
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Dance It Out
Arrange a dance party with your kids by playing some favorite rocking music. You can also dance with them. Kids love dancing and it’s a great physical activity to utilize their high energy.
Collect some colorful, interesting picture books. Read them with your kids. This helps you in raising a reading child at its younger age.
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Rains will make kids lazy. So you can tell them stories. Be creative and funny in telling the stories. You can make sounds, you can act the scenes or you can draw pictures from the story. Be more imaginative and encouraging to keep your kids interested. Stories will take them into another magical world to explore.
Movie / Cartoon Marathon
To beat the chilliness, you can plan for a movie or cartoon marathon with your kids.You can ask your kids about their favorite movies / cartoons to watch during free times and make a list. Mostly you could prefer comedy, funny movies / cartoons to enjoy. Then go on watching the movies / cartoons by cuddling your kids covered with warm blankets on your sofa. Enjoy with home-made pop corns and fritters.
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Give life to all their soft toys. Play a puppet show for them. You can also use the left out single socks, old dresses and toys for this. Your kids could also join with you in the play.
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You can use the furniture and materials in your house to set up an obstacle course. Ask your kids to run through it and reward with scores and gifts. This makes them grow stronger in facing the future obstacles in their life.
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Hide & Seek
You can play hide and seek with your kids. Ask them to hide themselves around your house and you can find them out. This can be reversed in turns. But this should be played only under the supervision of elders. You can also include the toys of your kids in the game. You can hide the Barbie Doll and ask them to find it out.
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You can use playing cards to build towers. You can also use any toys, LEGO blocks, building blocks and create any shapes out of it. Be crazy in building the shapes to make it more fun.
Dress Up Show
Give them some old dresses. You can use their dresses, your’s and papa’s too. Don’t forget to give them old shoes, socks, ties, dupatta and belts. Ask them to dress up. This can be done with a timer for one minute. Really it’s going to be an uncontrolled laughter session.
Hope these indoor activities are entertaining and will be a learning experience for your toddlers, preschoolers and kids.`
Do you have any rain at your place? Do you love monsoon? How do keep your kids engaged during monsoon? What are other activities you love to do with your kids during this monsoon? We’d love to hear about it! Please share with us …… We are all ears.
Happy Monsoon !!!
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