Mom reporters, Tina Pratt's, kids came up with a creative list of summer social distancing fun! Give it a try or make up your own, and don't forget to have a blast.
Just for fun, let’s see how many letters of the alphabet you can complete! Share your photos with us on our social media page and hashtag #CincyFamilyABCsofSummer! Can’t waits to see what you come up with!
A – Arts and Crafts – Be creative and make your kids’ favorite craft.
B – Bake Cookies – Kids love helping in the kitchen. Get baking!
C – Campfire Cookout – Roast hot dogs and then marshmallows for dessert, for example. What campfire foods can you come up with.
D – Donut Trail – Grab your favorite donut’s to-go. Try a new donut place every Sunday to complete your “trail.”
E – Explore the Outdoors – There are some may trails and parks to explore! Go somewhere new.
F – Friendship Bracelet Making – Grab a kit at Target or simply gather an array of beads and pipe cleaners or yarn make bracelets for each other.
G – Game Night – Let the kids choose the game, pop some popcorn and have a blast.
H – Hide and Seek Indoors – Kids love hide-and-seek, indoors or out.
I – Insect Hunt – Search and identify insects right in your backyard together.
J – Jump in Puddles – Put on some rain boots and have a “splashing” good time.
K – Kite Flying – Take the kites out to an open field on the next windy day.
L – Learn a New Skill – It’s never too late to learn something new. What can you come up with?
M – Movie Night – You have a projector screen, set up an outdoor movie night on a warm evening, or take it indoors and make a big deal of it.
N – Notes to Friends and Family Members – More than ever, we need to connect with family. Have the kids write family members nice letters and help them mail them out.
O – Obstacle Course – Create your own obstacle course indoors or out! Think – hula-hoops, cones and jump ropes.
P – Picnic Lunch – Grab a blanket and a tasty lunch and have a picnic in your backyard or favorite park.
Q – Quick Races with Family – Kids love to race! Race to the stop sign and back or to the end of the street.
R – Rube Goldberg Machine Making – tinkerlab.com/engineering-kids-rube-goldberg-machine
S – Straw Painting, Soccer, Strawbees, Sunday Snoozes – Enough said.
T – Trivia Night – Put teams together and play Kids Trivial Pursuit (you can order this game on Amazon for $16 + or come up with your own trivia questions).
U – Under the Stars … Sleep or Play – Looking at the stars is a great calming activity before the kids go to bed. Lay outdoors with your sleeping bag or simple sit outside and see what you can find in the night sky.
V – Vegetables! Grow Vegetables or Try New Veggies – Kids need their veggies! It’s extra motivating if they learn to grow their own.
W – Walk your Neighborhood – A great way to get moving as a family, easy, too.
X – Xtreme Challenges – Create fun challenges for your family! How long can your kids camp out in their playscape, for example.
Y – Yarn Art, Yahtzee – YOU Choose!
Z – Zoo Virtual Tours/Fieldtrips – Lots of your favorite places are offering virtual fun for the kids to stay busy. Check out our list here.