The easiest activities at home for kids that are quick to set up and quick to clean!
I’m Sarah, a teacher and mum of 3, specialising my Masters in educational cognitive psychology. I know how hard life is with little ones! Time is valuable and we all need quick and easy activities for our kids to do at home. I also value education, especially understanding that parents are their child’s first teacher. With this in mind I’ve created a list of our TOP 35 EASY ACTIVITIES AT HOME FOR KIDS for you to try at home.
If you want to read further in any activity, simply click on the image or heading to find out how they relate to educational cognitive psychology. The website link will give you an understanding of how the brain uses these activities for encoding and decoding memories for formal educational scaffolding. The more experiences the more your child will have prior knowledge to draw on when they are in primary school.
1. Sea Foam
NOTE: Adult supervision is advised for potential choking hazard when dry.
8. Ripping Paper
Magazines and catalogues are great for ripping images and gluing them onto paper or into a book. Tearing paper helps build fine motor development for small muscles in the fingers and hands.
13. Tap Tap
15. Activity Books
21. Marble Maze Run
24. Pistol Painting
26. Lavender Rice
29. Rainbow Roses
30. Backyard Volcano
For more information on any of the post links above, simply click on the image or listed activity title.
Written by Sarah Courtney
Master of Education, Cognitive Psychology & Learning Practices.