5 Ways to Transform 'Quiet Time' with the Kids
Friday 29th July 2016
1 - Collaborate on a journal!
Write a note for them each morning, and every afternoon let them spend some quiet time writing their replies. Even better, make it a scrapbook record of the summer by cutting and sticking in interesting drawings, pictures and finds from the day.
2 - Get silly with the family photo album
Some plastic document pockets, a ring-binder, dry-wipe pens and some print-outs of family photos, and you’ve got yourself a doodle-proof photo album. Perfect for sick-days or a few minutes of quiet time drawing moustaches and an eye-patch on dad’s grinning mug. Just wipe clean when finished!
3 - Get crafty with sensory play
Glitter dough, glow-in-the-dark chalk, slime in every form imaginable - the possibilities are endless! We love this lavender-scented play dough, made using only three ingredients, as a way to wind down at the end of an exciting day.
4 - Move, stretch and wind down with a kids' yoga routine
Kids yoga is increasingly popular in schools and pre-schools as a means of encouraging kids to get active and de-stress, while igniting their imaginations. Check out Cosmic Kids Yoga for a great bank of free yoga, mindfulness and meditation videos created specifically for kids.
5 - Work through a Weekend Box!
Our boxes are specially designed to inspire kids and grown-ups to spend quality time together crafting, cooking, exploring and more! Join the club, and get your first personalised box now.