Plan a gadget-free summer vacation for kids

  • Deepa Gupta | New Delhi

    March 27, 2017 | 02:05 PM
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Yes, soon schools will be closed for summer vacation, time for the kids to relax and make memories of adventure trips and long hours of playing games with friends and family. Adding a learning component to it enrichies their knowledge and skills while on vacation.

There are many varied fun options for additional learning during holidays. Children will definitely gain new insights and possibly new interests through them.

Travelling with kids is great fun. Don’t take them to monotonous destinations. The world is so colourful and growing kids deserve to see different shades of the globe. Plan to make them explore it during holidays.

Make the holiday out a trip to remember with innovative activities. Take them to a theme park ride to make them learn about sciences by providing them a closure look at the anatomy. You may brush up their biology by making them study the creatures on the beaches and forests.

Involve them in creative activities of their interest. You can spend time with them creating beads, wind chimes, ornaments and sculptures.

Look for family camps that focus on all the things you did as a kid like climbing ropes, making crafts and many more. How about cooking over camp fire and perfecting your archery skills?

Take them to museums that offer practical instruction in an inexpensive way so that they can learn about history in an interesting manner.

Don’t forget to sign up for a yoga class. What better way to relax than to take some quiet time this vacation to do a few yoga poses with your little one.

Encourage them to pursue any hobby class to help them develop a new skill and give an edge while planning their career. You may find them looking forward to pursue their passion like learning how to play keyboard or guitar, photography or brushing up basic culinary skills.

A theatre workshop is a good idea to develop a child’s communication and public speaking skills. Learning any language of their interest gives them an edge if they want to pursue a career in the hospitality industry.

Ask your children to make a list of books they have always wanted to read. Let them do plenty of reading in vacation.

Last but not the least take this time to detress them by pampering them. Allow them to have enough sleep, eat right, no over scheduling and have fun.

These activities will let your kids enjoy a perfect vacation with unlimited fun. There is so much that kids today can learn without missing on the fun and action during holidays. Don’t hesitate to avail these excellent opportunities to inculcate in them a broader perspective of things around them. Inspire them to utilise their time constructively in fun ways.