Since the Covid-19 pandemic, children’s lives have changed dramatically. Classes and sporting activities are canceled, events are postponed, and they must be socially distant from friends. These challenging circumstances may create additional stress for children. Consider art and mindfulness to help your child manage stress.
After almost three weeks of social distancing and stay-at-home orders with a least a month more on the horizon, you’ve probably settled into your new normal, right? That’s laughable. If you’re a parent with kids at home while you’re trying to work, you’ve probably felt all the emotions. Even though you may feel alone, you are NOT alone. I can’t stress that enough.
As the Covid-19 quarantine continues, you’re likely searching for fun activities to keep your children occupied. Try creating art. If your art supplies are limited and you’re stuck at home, don’t worry. Art is possible even with just a pencil and paper. Here are some fun artistic activities you can try with your children during the next few weeks.
The social distancing efforts and quarantine mandates in response to the Covid-19 outbreak are unlike anything we’ve ever seen. As time passes, this isolation will likely lead to boredom and anxiety as we get further from our normal routine. No matter your situation, here are a few ideas to help you make the most of your time at home.