8 sustainable activities for kids during the Coronavirus shutdown
As the world hunkers down to stem the tide of the Coronavirus pandemic, parents across the United States are facing the same predicament: How do I keep my kids engaged and occupied all day?
To help, we scoured the internet to find fun, cheap, and, most importantly, eco-friendly activities for kids and parents. A quick warning: Some of the articles we share may not include reusable or plastic-free products. The good news? Those products are easily replaceable with eco-friendly items. A ziploc bag, for instance, could easily be substituted by one of our Jill & Joey™ Reusable Pouches.
We hope you and your family stay healthy and safe during this trying time. And, we hope these ideas can help make your days a little more joyful.
1. Make homemade playdough
Who knew playdough was so easy to make? Check out this fun recipe for creating your own homemade playdough with some simple ingredients. And remember: Our Jill & Joey™ pouches are great for storing your playdough once it’s made! Read more
2. Make fluffy slime
3. Build bird feeders out of recycled materials
4. Take your kids on a scavenger hunt
Whether inside or outside, scavenger hunts are always great ways to keep the kids occupied and engaged. Here are more than 30 printable scavenger hunt ideas. Read more.
5. Create non-toxic finger paint
Do you know everything that’s in your kids’ finger paint? Probably not. Now you can. Here are non-toxic recipes for making your own finger paint. Read more.
6. Build a sensory bin
7. Stage your own puppet theater
8. Build a fort