Welcome to week 1000 of lockdown, let’s liven it up with a game of Bingo. This week, we’ve designed this special sheet to make staying at home a little more fun. Whether you’re stuck for inspiration of what to do or looking for a moment’s peace for that first sip of coffee, play lockdown bingo to make this week more manageable.
Keep reading to find out what we’ve included in our ‘Stay Home’ Bingo sheet. (and some hints to help you complete them all!)
1. Bake a yummy cake
You’ve already made enough banana bread – check out this list for the recipes we can’t stop making.
2. Go for a daily walk
Follow our 4 steps to turn it into an adventure.
Do Joe Wicks’ P.E. class
Or check out one of our favourite workouts, available on YouTube.
4. Put a rainbow in your window
Download our printable window posters to send a message of thanks and support to all
5. Have a dance party
Stick on your little ones’ favourite song and shake it out!
6. Watch a movie
Is there an easier way to keep your kids quiet for 90 minutes?
7. Build a fort
Look out for our top tips, coming soon to the blog!
8. Read a book
9. Draw or paint a picture
Find inspiration in the world around you: from a pretty flower to their favourite toy, you might discover the next Monet!
10. Have a picnic at home
You don’t need to leave the house to enjoy our favourite summer pastime, whatever the weather!
11. Make your own playdough
It’s not as difficult as it sounds, we promise. Click here for step-by-step instructions (complete with video tutorials!)
12. Try a new food
Now is the time to practice a new recipe and broaden their little palettes.
13. Tell your parents you love them
With all this time spent together, the small moments can mean the most.
14. Send a letter to a friend
Even if they’re still too little to actually write it, send a sweet note to your toddler’s best friend to let them know just how much they’re missed.
15. Sing a song
Or whistle a happy tune – we promise it will cheer you up!
16. Hold a tea party
Round up their favourite toys and dolls and sit everyone down for a cuppa with this sweet personalised toy tea set.
17. Video chat with your family
…Or invite them into your back garden! Seeing your family members’ faces is guaranteed to put you in a good mood.
18. Organise a virtual playdate
While social distancing remains in place, we’ve got some great ideas to help your little ones stay in touch through lockdown.
19. Sing a nursery rhyme
This can also be a playful way to teach your little ones how to properly wash their hands (20 seconds!)
20. Take an online museum tour
See where your computer can take you!
21. Make a new craft
Looking for easy printable activities? We’ve got lots of those!
22. Take a family photo
Put it in a cute frame – bonus points if you can get everyone to look at the camera at the same time!
23. Learn all of the colours of the rainbow (in order!)
And no, it’s not ‘red and yellow and pink and blue…’
24. Name 5 animals
Print off this Bingo Sheet and try it next time you’re stuck for at-home inspiration. Tag us on Instagram @My1stYears to show us how you get on!
My 1st Years x