ACTIVITY IDEAS FOR KIDS & FAMILIES DURING THE COMMUNITY QUARANTINE
ACTIVITY IDEAS & FREE DOWNLOADABLES for kids & their families during the community quarantine.
Continue to check this page for new materials. Free to share and download for personal use. Or you can copy and share this link: KEY PICKS TOYS - FREE DOWNLOADABLES.
*** Thank you to all our volunteer local artists for sharing your time, talent and ideas. They will also be sharing a free toy for kids of frontliners, who have been working so much for the community and sacrificing family time just to be of service. Thank you to all of you too!
CLICK on individual project links to download the printable activity files. (CLICK TO LOAD THE PRINTABLE FILE ON ANOTHER WINDOW. THEN RIGHT-CLICK AND SAVE FILE FOR HIGH QUALITY PRINTS)
THANK YOU AND CHEERING YOU ON POSTER
Let’s continue to rally for all of our frontliners. Thank you for your service, dedication, courage and strength. You are real life heroes. Let’s send our support and prayers too for patients who are trying to heal and recover.
We can also cheer on and express our gratitude to everyone who has been with us for the past weeks – family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, community leaders. During times of uncertainty, hope we can always count on each other and remain kind.
You can use these templates to color-paint-decorate and write your messages of thanks. Thank you Alyssa De Asis for sharing your artwork. Free to download for personal use.
A fun way to get some movement and exercise!
Check out this grocery and meal preparation game for kids. Bond with the family as you make simple recipes. Can also be used for pretend play, cognitive-perceptual skills and fine motor skills training.
MAKE YOUR OWN PUPPETS
DIY puppets - Cut, put on a stick or make a stand. Engage in pretend play or make your own scenes with the family. Thank you Lui Buan for working on these puppet templates.
- COLORED PUPPETS
- DRAW AND COLOR YOUR OWN PUPPETS
- ARTIST: Lui Buan - Check his other works at www.luibuan.com
MEMORY MATCHING GAME
Classic game that works on visual-perceptual skills, concentration and memory. A means for kids to exercise those brain muscles in a fun way!
Click image below to load the printable file. Then right-click and save file for high quality prints. Print 2 copies to play this matching memory game! : )
Have fun learning and helping out, while doing simple everyday chores.
You can also use this for your schedule boards / activity time, when you want to include basic home management and self-care tasks in your child's routine.
KEY PICKS FREE VISUAL-PERCEPTUAL GAMES
HIDING SAM & SPOT IT - Games that challenge visual scanning, figure ground discrimination and attention to details
KEY PICKS FREE PRE-WRITING SHEETS
PAINTING SHEETS AND PICTURE FRAME
Get creative and let kids have fun using their active little hands! Color, finger paint, draw, make a mosaic, etc. Let's see what they can make.
Play with clay and add your creations to these mats from The Crafter Teacher. Thank you for sharing this set. Check her page too for more activity ideas.
Click on link to download the templates: PLAYDOUGH MATS
A tool that can help with providing structure to your child's day. Create simple routines with your child and provide well-deserved and needed activity rewards as well. Goal is to get that over-all balance of accomplishing routines, learning, playing, spending some free time and resting.