We loved that our previous blog was a hit amongst students and parents. Keeping in mind the love and interest you’ve showered on our previous blog, here we are with a part II of it! With children settling down in their new routine keep them busy is with activities that are interesting and productive. Make the best use of this free time at home and maintain the balance between spending time in activities and together as a family. Utilise this opportunity to teach/learn new hobbies and skills which will further enhance our cognitive abilities. Here are some fun activities to learn more.



  • Learn A Musical Instrument Online


Music is used to calm and soothe oneself, to express love and joy, and to engage and interact. Children should be encouraged to peruse this magical musical art. This activity engages the child’s brain and unleashes their creative side. It also helps them in improving their long-term memories through rhyme, rhythm and melody. Music helps to develop the areas of the brain related to language and reasoning too, which enables them to improve maths, listening and social skills. There are various online courses or class which will help your child learn.


  • Learning A New Language 


Today’s world has become more interconnected and interdependent. Having proficiency in multiple languages is a vital skill that allows one to engage with the world in a better way. It helps one to have a better understanding of different cultures which will, in turn, help in building their confidence, having a greater perspective and improve decision-making skills. In addition to all these, it will also help to enhance their resume as well as boost academic achievement. Spanish, German, French and Korean are some of the popular languages people like to learn.   



  • Vlogging Or Blogging


This activity is for enthusiastic kids, the ones who want to show their creativity to people all across the world. This activity is becoming popular among youths. We should push our children to put out meaningful and healthy content. Through vlogging, one can make videos of some activities, hacks, information, art or craft they want to share with the world. Blogging is an informal style of writing which is used by people of various age groups to come forward and share their opinions on multiple topics. It also helps to improve one’s writing skills as well as knowledge on various topics



  • Fiction Stories


Every reader has had that “wow” moment when they put down a book, the moment when the story’s end is so stunning that it can’t be absorbed right away. Encourage your children to write one of their own, a story that goes far beyond reality. Let your child unleash his/her story writing talent; let their mind float away in their fiction-land and let it come down on the paper in words. There are various types of fiction genres that might excite your child, such as science fiction, fantasy fiction, Cli-fi (an abbreviation of climate fiction), to name a few.



  • Online Puzzles


Besides being fun, online puzzle activities are full of educational content. They can help exercise your child’s critical thinking skills while developing as well as re-enforcing maths and language art skills. Sudoku, trivia puzzles, riddles, etc., help children productively spend their free time, flexing those brain cells. Solving a puzzle with a friend or family member improves social skills as they work together and communicate about what fits where. Puzzles have proven to improves cerebral speed and thought processes especially useful for improving short-term memory and also enhance setting goals and patience as a part of emotional skills.



  • Face Painting Or Nail Art 


Face painting is a fun activity that kids of all ages enjoy. Using nontoxic nail polish and skin-friendly paints will protect your child from any harmful chemicals. Nail art is a creative way to paint, decorate the nails. Breaking out the paints and transforming children into their choice of superhero or colourful creature, provides a bonding experience among the family, along with several educational benefits.



  • Maintaining A Journal 


Encourage your children to keep a journal to help them record their daily life. There are many benefits of writing a log. Keeping a journal improves children’s writing skills as well as their handwriting. Maintaining a regular writing routine will help develop your child’s cognitive growth, maintain regularity, discipline and organisational abilities. In short, it helps to power the brain and allows them to explore their creative side and express it in their way.


All these activities are simple, engaging and fun. They will provide a bonding experience between you and your child. Do share this information with your friends or relatives and help them in making their time more productive. Also, which of these activities would you like to try out? Let us know below.