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Editorial Kids Lockdown Boredom Busters

Posted on 4 February by Lakeside Joondalup

Activities to keep the kids entertained this lockdown!

As a parent, it can be exhausting coming up with ideas to entertain your kids all day long during lockdown. That’s why we have curated a list of activities your children can do to keep the boredom at bay.

Get cooking!

Get in the kitchen with your little ones and not only whip up some tasty treats but teach them a new skill. Whether it be brownies, cookies or muffins, baking will be sure to keep them entertained. Click this link to view some great kid-friendly baking recipes.

Backyard fun

Make the backyard the new playground with this list of games for children to play at home. From treasure hunts, Hopscotch to Flashlight Tag, these will ensure a lot of fun for your children in the safety of your backyard. Some great backyard games can be found here.  

Arts and craft

Whip out the crayons and paints to get your child’s creativity going. This article provides a number of budget-friendly arts and craft projects for your children to do, such as creating a family tree, bubble painting, DIY dollhouse and time capsules!  

Camping at home

Can’t go on a holiday? Well holiday at home, in the comfort of your backyard. The kids can set up their tents and swags and sleep under the stars for an exciting activity.

Get Moving!

Use your daily hour of exercise as time to let the children burn some energy and have some safe fun outdoors. Whether it be a family bike ride or nature walk- fresh air and moving the body will do you all wonders.

Schedule in Facetime or Skype chats with their friends

Keeping in contact with their classmates, peers and friends can be a special ritual for children.

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