Drama and Creativity
It can seem very overwhelming to try and negotiate this pandemic as well as your children. I want to help as much as I can by providing a daily blog of activities to keep your days rain and fun.
Todays theme is Drama and creativity.... I mean, as a drama therapist, I had to start here. Below are a few ideas and links for things you can do together as well as some independent activities.
Arts and Crafts:
Make your own stuffed animal: https://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Stuffed-Animal
Any kind of drawing or painting. (make a make-ship art museum wall in your house that can showcase what you have made that day
Self portraits on blank faces: https://www.timvandevall.com/shape-templates/blank-face-templates/
- Puppet shows
- Learn how to make shadow puppets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kz8wP2RYy64
Take all the blankets around the house and build a fort
Take all the recycling and build a fort
Clay and slime:
Make stop motion animation with play dough
Play a type of charades with play dough
Make your own play dough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAIAm6BF0fs
Make your own slime at home https://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-3-ingredient-slime-without-borax-245904
- family photos
- card making
- If you type in your favourite song to YouTube with the word karaoke at the end, you will be able to get the sing along version. You could have a karaoke party at home.
- Have a dance party. The kids can DJ
If you have any suggestions of what you would like to see... please contact me and let me know.