It might be challenging to come up with new ideas for fun and educational things to do at home, but with a little bit of creativity, the possibilities are endless. Today we’re sharing just a few hobbies and projects suggested by our teachers to inspire your child. We also hear from some of our Nord Anglia parents who share the ways their children are keeping entertained at home.
- Being artistic
There are lots of different art forms your child may not have tried before which are fun, get them thinking creatively and can be on show around your home afterwards to celebrate their great work. If you have access to some outdoor space, why not pick some flowers, learn about the different species and try pressing or drying them to decorate a room at home?
Alternatively, for younger children, try a challenge: what can your child make using recycled materials? Students at our British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park, were recently asked to create flying cars using recycled materials, a task which was met with huge enthusiasm and some very creative solutions.
- The big screen
There are lots of different ways film can be used to get your child thinking creatively…