For parents, keeping the curious and youthful spirit of children alive can prove somewhat difficult when working from home. With kids cooped up inside, there couldn’t be a more perfect time to get creative with at-home activities. From dreamy forts and DIY bowling alleys, to make-believe bakeries, there are many ways to nurture little minds and carve out new hobbies. Here are a few of our favourite toys and games to keep things entertaining while your home doubles up as a play den.
1 / The Colourist
Amp up art skills with a crafts cape, festooned with illustrative doodles that lay the foundation for eye-catching curations. It will supercharge kids with magical colouring powers, providing endless fun.
2 / The Game Enthusiast
A beautifully-crafted bowling set is just the thing to encourage team activity. It’s guaranteed to get everyone’s competitive juices flowing – just don’t forget to keep score!
3 / The Visual Learner
Swap poker for a pack of positivity flash cards, expertly designed to teach tots how to articulate and identify their rollercoaster-like feelings. A child-friendly and interactive mindfulness practice with everlasting effects.
4 / The Piece Maker
Boost cognitive and hand-eye coordination skills with a stimulating puzzle. Whether pieced together from the edges, or categorised by colour, brains will be left fully charged.
5/ The Budding Baker
Whip up imaginary home-baked goods with a wooden baking set, bound to become a hit among aspiring culinary connoisseurs.