From Celebrities Reading Stories To Cooking Together: Ways To Spend Time With Your Child Indoors

With everybody confined to their houses in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the situation has been creating new challenges for parents when it comes to keeping their kids occupied. From cooking with them, to having the best stories being told through Hollywood celebrities, to helping these children become curious about science. 

Here’s how parents can keep kids entertained as schools close:

Cooking with Kids:

1. Delish

2. The Bow Girls

3. Charlis Crafty Kitchen:

4. Kicha Tube HD

Podcasting with Children:

1. But Why

2. Brains On

3. Smash Boom Best

Learning with Kids:

1. Scholastic Classroom 

From PreK to Grade 9, these classrooms are designed for children who are learning school curriculum at home.

2. Lunch Doodles

Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks.

3. NASA Kids’ Club

From downloadable podcasts and apps, to viewing information about space missions, for all the children eager to be astronauts, this is great to spend time during self-isolation.

4. Smithsonian Webcams

The Zoo maybe closed, but the Smithsonian webcams make sure you don’t feel that void, through giving you the inside look into the lives and dailies of your favourite animals!

Storytime with Kids

1. Save With Stories

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“The Gruffalo” by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler (published by @penguinkids and @penguinrandomhouse) – read by @ddlovato . THIRTY MILLION CHILDREN rely on school for food. Responding to the needs of kids during school closures, @savethechildren and @nokidhungry have a new fund @SAVEWITHSTORIES to support food banks, and mobile meal trucks, and community feeding programs with funds to do what they do best—and also—with educational toys, books, and worksheets to make sure brains are full, as well as bellies. . If you can manage a one time gift of $10, please text SAVE to 20222. If another amount would work better for you, please visit our website—link in bio. There is no maximum and there is no minimum—together we will rise and together we can help. . Thank you and stay safe. XX #SAVEWITHSTORIES

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2. Karadi Tales

3. Oliver Jeffers

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4. Tulika Books

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School is cool! #Repost @byshivaansh • • • • • • #WorldStoryTellingDay SURPRISE!! And another Friday Reading! I’m at home, missing school, and then… I remember SCHOOL IS COOL, story by Sowmya Rajendran, pictures by Kanchon Mitra, published by @tulikabooks Watch Out, it’s a very eggy story! Enjoy 😊 Read with love by Shivaansh. Follow @byshivaansh #sprinklesbyshivaansh #byshivaansh #youngestauthor #youngestpoet #jeddah #ksa #childprodigy #bookstagram #sprinkles #readingbyshivaansh #reading #readingisfundamental📚 #kidswhoread #kidsthatread #childrensbooks #bookworm #readingisfundamental #readingtime #readingnook #shivaansh #authorshivaansh #poetshivaansh #readingbyshivaansh #Fridayreading #savewithstories #FridayReadingWithShivaansh #tulikabooks #sowmyarajendran #kanchonmitra

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