Since most of the country is trapped indoors, yesterday we posted some links to food and craft ideas to keep your kids entertained. Here are a some suggestions for apps, games, movies and books that are educational and provide fun family bonding.
Word Games Apps by Ann Leaness
Fish Pond App by Ann Leaness
Amanda Henson wrote Have Fun and Reinforce Math Skills Learning about using play money in make believe games.
Aparna Vashisht wrote an article on how Legos are building blocks to life skills
Here is an article April McCaffery wrote on how the arts (music, theater, TV, movies) provide entertainment, family bonding, and inspire learning in her kids.
5 Movies that Kids Love by Amanda Henson
Allison McDonald wrote a post encouraging parents to have their kids write an autobiography, along with some great book suggestions for inspiration.
Ainslie Hunter reminds us that Aesop’s Fables are educational, fun, and can be told at any time (and you don’t even need the book in hand!)
Amanda Henson reminds us that Dr. Seuss can foster a life long love for reading.
Compiled by Christi Grab, Parentella’s Editorial Director and author of The Unexpected Circumnavigation: Unusual Boat, Unusual People Part 1 – San Diego to Australia.