8 Fun, Simple and Educational Activities for Growing Kids

There are so many things to keep our children busy. Let’s discover those and help them improve cognitively, emotionally and socially.

 Swimming


Swimming is enjoyed by everyone. This helps the kids interaction with some other kids and would also build their endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness. It also improves coordination, balance, and posture.


Sensory Exploration and Play


This activity helps the child develop his senses. It also improves cognitive growth, gross motor skills (e.g crawling, jumping, running), language development and social interaction.


Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts improve coordination, hone fine motor skills, teach them to express themselves, encourage creativity.


Simon Says

This game is a fun way to practice improving body awareness, while also incorporating other motor skills, including: balance.


Playing Board Games

Board games develop better memory and increased cognitive function. Most of all it lowers the risk of mental illness. It also speeds up your child’s responses.


Biking

To stay healthy and fit, it is important to be physically active. Regular physical activity keeps your child protected from serious diseases, like obesity. Bicycle riding is considered as one of the best ways to reduce the risk of health issues. Above all, it is also cheap, fun, and environment-friendly.


Build it High


Build it High is all about stacking. Stacking helps the child develop hand-eye coordination, toddlers would also begin yo thinks like mathematicians. For example, stacking clocks introduces them to the basic concept of geometry like shapes and colors.


Planting

There’s more to planting a garden than sticking a seed in the ground and waiting for something to grow. Gardens are lessons in science, nutrition and patience all rolled into one plot of dirt in your backyard.


Summary

There are tons of activities that our children can learn from. As parents, we think that one activity maybe suited for our child but also consider the interest of the child. The child can learn more if she is interested in what he doing.

It is best to learn when you enjoy.
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Pau

Abacus Teacher at IPPO Japanese Math Inc.
Hi, everyone!! I'm T. Pau, one of the Abacus Teachers in IPPO. Come and enjoy math the Japanese way!! See you soon!
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Hi, everyone!! I'm T. Pau, one of the Abacus Teachers in IPPO. Come and enjoy math the Japanese way!! See you soon!