Therapist-Approved At-Home Activities, Arts, Crafts, and Ideas for Kids
April 10, 2020
Being stuck at home without our normal routines and schedules during COVID-19, kids can get lazy and life can feel monotonous. Every family is looking for boredom busters, but as parents we want quality, at-home activities to support health motor, sensory, and cognitive development in kids.
At Metrocare, our child therapists have the amazingly important yet challenging task of educating and supporting kids in a therapeutic setting that is both productive and fun. When working with children as young as preschool age all the way up to teenagers, it can be a very daunting task to keep things fresh and exciting week after week. So, how do we help children develop the coping skills they need while keeping them engaged?
Even if it’s just an hour or less a day, here are some of our therapist (and child!)-approved activities, arts, crafts, and ideas that also address anxiety-based disorders and promote relaxation and stress reduction in children:
If you or a loved one is looking for support during this uncertain time, we offer multiple ways to access our programs virtually along with a Coronavirus Support Line at 214-743-1215. Learn more about the Metrocare Coronavirus Response.
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