Children have an innate sense of curiosity and want to explore the world with their five senses. There are many methods that support their endless curiosity and develop their creativity and mind. Here are fun ways that will strengthen the bond between you and your child and contribute to his imagination!
1. Bug hunting
How about having fun outside with your child? Go on a bug bug hunt with him. For this, go to the garden or a nearby park. Catch an insect together and put it in the jar (for a short time).
So your little one can learn how the insect moves, how many legs does it have, where are its eyes etc. You will have the opportunity to learn many things by observing. Do not forget to take a magnifying glass with you during this observation.
2. By the power of flowers!
You can turn any place around you into a playground. Ask your child to help you while arranging the flowers you picked from the garden. Let him discover the differences in leaves, colors and scents.
3. What do the clouds tell?
Children have unlimited imagination. You too can spark his imagination with your creativity. Enjoy a warm day together by looking at the shapes formed by the clouds or talking about the leaves stretching towards the sky.
Ask him questions about what he likens to shapes and see his answers. You can have a lot of fun together by turning this into an educational game.
4. Get her to reveal her feelings
Making art by touching adds a new dimension to the pleasure. You can drip paint under the cling film and watch it spread, or mix food coloring into the glowing corn syrup when it dries.
Encourage him to paint. Experiencing everything with his own hands and painting, will reveal your inner feelings and allow you to see the colors your child likes.
5. Scissors hands
Children like to make collages by cutting different shapes with scissors and pasting them on a piece of paper. Do not forget that the scissors you use are safe.
Children also love tearing. Then ask your child to tear a newspaper and shred it. You can put them in a paper bag to use as balls at home later.
6. Print a t-shirt
Next up is a very fun game activity, t-shirt printing! By printing your hand or footprints on the t-shirts, you can prepare great gifts for daddy and his little one’s friends. Don’t forget to use water-based paint to make the cleaning process easier.
7. It’s a classic: the dough game
Play dough together to develop your child’s hand skills. Mix two colors of dough together to make rainbow dough.
You can use cookie cutters to make it easier to make different shapes. With this kind of skill games, you will improve your creativity while keeping him entertained.
8. Liquid or solid?
Prepare a mud-like dough by mixing cornmeal and water in a bowl. Watch the mixture flow like water through your fingers. Then tap your hands together and feel the mixture solidify in your hands. The transition of the mixture from liquid to solid in one motion will astound him.
9. Does it sink or float?
Let’s come to another educational game. Collect various objects and ask your child to predict which will float and which will sink. You can test these guesses in a bucket of water.
10. Bathrooms are more fun now
Give your little kitten a variety of containers of different sizes and shapes. Ask him to transfer the water from one container to another. Thus, he will observe whether all of the water can fit in a container. You can make baths fun by turning this into a fun game.
11. Opposites repel each other
Buy your child magnetic toys and show him the power of magnets. He’ll be surprised to see the magnets repel and pull each other.
12. It’s my solar system
It’s time to meet the little one with the sun. Put together a small object, such as a key, on a piece of black paper and leave it in the bright sun for a few hours. Except for the black area, the rest of the paper will fade. Here is the proof that shows the power of the sun’s rays in your hand!
13. Topping like olive oil
Put blue dyed water in half of a bottle, fill the rest with the oil you use in the kitchen. Close the lid tightly and let your child play with it. So he will discover that water and oil do not mix.
14. Don’t Say Cookies
Get cookie cutters in simple geometric shapes. Try these with a crepe or batter. Talk about the shapes you made and compare them. You can have fun with your child by trying to make a shape together.
15. A little children’s song, a little collecting
Many of the songs children love strengthen their burgeoning numerical skills. Numbers songs for kids like “Ten fingers” or “Five little ducks” help with rhythmic counting and simple addition.
16. Odd or even?
Divide the binary objects (you can use materials such as pots, lids and brushes, as well as educational toys for this). Ask your child to find their partner by dividing them into groups. Thus, he will be able to see the relationships between objects. You can contribute to his mental development with such intelligence games.
17. Make him tell little stories
Mothers often read books to develop the child’s imagination. Test your child’s creative writing skills before you start writing. Instead of reading to him, ask him to tell the story in a book just by looking at the pictures.
18. Finger puppet
Make puppets by sticking eyes on old socks and act out a game with them. You can also make finger puppets by trimming and trimming the ends of the gloves.
How about some fun games? Encourage your child to wear crazy outfits and costumes so they can take on different roles and personalities. Thus, you test and develop your acting and imagination capacity.
20. A picture tells a thousand things
There are many different and interesting ways to paint pictures. Cut out various patterns for her to paint. Paint with glue and give him sand or glitter to pour over, he’ll love it.
21. Junior art critic
It’s never too early to go to an art exhibition with your child. Ask him to describe what he saw. You will be amazed at the differences in perspective.
22. Maybe he will become a musician
You can make musical and percussion instruments from many materials at home. Kitchen appliances are perfect for this. If you have various instruments at home, you can also use them. Either way, support your little one to make different sounds with these.
23. The holiday of the teddy bear
“Let’s say the teddy bear goes on vacation” with your child. play the game. Help the teddy bear the items he will need in his suitcase. You can test your little one’s imagination by asking where the teddy bear went on vacation, how to get there, and where to stay.
24. Check it out
Fill a freezer bag with clear hair gel, glitter, and confetti. The texture of this will delight your little explorer. He’ll pick it up, squeeze it, crush it, and play around with it to make different patterns. Toys in the shape of a stress ball also work for this activity.
25. Or will it be a designer?
Stringing large beads together on a long string is perfect for developing your child’s motor skills. In this way, you will also support your child to gain a design perspective.
26. What’s inside?
Fill plastic drink bottles with corn, rice, and small pebbles and put socks on the bottles. Let your child test out the different sounds before guessing what’s inside. Especially a good way to linger while you cook in the kitchen.
27. Which hand do I have?
Put various objects in front of him and ask your child to find which one he is hiding. This increases the child’s observation power as well as his memory. “Which hand?” passed down from generation to generation. You can also try the game.