This post was written by MaiCherish Harris, WGBY Education Intern studying at Elms College:
While families may now find themselves able to go outdoors in limited ways, there will still be many occasions where they need to stay inside.
Staying indoors during this difficult time may be one of the most challenging changes for children and families, especially as
the weather is getting nicer. Parents might find themselves challenged to find ways and time to help children stay active.PBS Parents’ article 8 indoor activities to release kids energy suggests eight activities to do with children indoors.
These activities will help children burn energy while igniting their imaginations. They include music, competition and even chores turned into games! Also included is a way to make story time interactive, engaging and more physical.