We yearn for holidays and then, when we suddenly get one, we are clueless about how to spend it. It must be agreed that the decision becomes easier when you have kids and toddlers at home. You can plan a range of fun-filled activities with them and also pamper yourself with those eclectic childhood memories. Here are 5 ideas for the activities you may try out –
BBQ with your kids
Kids love fire; it is ingrained in their province.
Plan a backyard party with kids and let their dream food grill.
It may be one of the smartest caramel creations or just the lamb chops; potato spuds or mushrooms and onions.
You may also delight them with different fruits lined up in an assortment.
Remember to utilize disposable bamboo skewers for the party; they are natural and harmless. (How to soak bamboo skewers)
Moreover, they come in uniform shapes and are extremely adaptable to anything you grill in the fire pit.
Make jumping sticks
This may not directly come from origami but is surely a creative activity.
Here, you create a long chain of wooden craft sticks; by weaving them in an intricate pattern.
The structuring is such that each stick is weighted by another and keeps up the whole shape.
When you release them, they burst out in a riot act.
You may also create numerous things from house to Christmas trees, photo frames to pen stands; boats to chandeliers et al.
Apart from fun; this activity is also about learning and construction.
Make a time capsule
You would often have wondered about how different you lived say 20 years ago.
Sadly, you didn’t have the sense then to keep certain relics.
No worries, you may do it now, preparing a time capsule to unleash itself 2-3 decades later on.
It doesn’t necessarily have to be a wine bottle dug for 150 years.
It may be your old anachronistic cell phone; your existing mouse; the plate in which you eat now, a book you hold fancy for.
Collect some of the most amazing and effective samples of current times and give yourself a chance to stand awestruck in future.
Now, this opens a world of opportunities on the jump if you will.
The best part is that kids naturally take to trampoline as you may take to salmon.
You can really stoke your engines and think of some glorious experiments; letting kids jump with pets towed at ankles.
You can set two kids for a tag team match.
You may even hang a bundle of grapes atop and ask the kids to somehow reach it, as they go up.
Try and revisit your childhood. The trampoline may just be that vehicle!
But before you install your trampoline , make sure to read this 21 trampoline safety tips from Domijump.
This is energy-consciousness time guys.
Nurture your kid with a kind inclination to plant something; it may be a veggie, a fruit or a spice.
Mushrooms may be a good idea; and so are eggplants.
You may create a color rainbow with tomatoes, gourds and onions.
Show the kids the way and be with them as they spoil their green fingers.
You may also show them how bamboo plant sticks can be used to hold up small nursery of flowers.
You will be amazed at how fast they learn.