Closed Fun: Fun activities at home with children.

As Aucklanders faces another weekend of lockdown, we bring you family games, art creations and dirty game ideas to keep kids entertained.

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These activities are free and fun for the whole family, from teens to toddlers. Some need basic household items, some need an internet connection, but most require just a little imagination.


  • Create an obstacle course for the whole family to participate in.
  • Do one Online yoga video, Exercise or take. کاپا ہکا Class together
  • Turn around as an exercise instructor, along with other family members.
  • Use wire, rope, scarf or stick and lengthen.
  • Have a dance party (in the dark)
  • Boil some eggs and stir in the eggs and spoon.
  • See how many times you can throw the ball without putting it on each other.
  • Make dancing a habit for your family to learn.
  • Move from one side of the house to the other (best for young children)
  • Write a list of active activities (such as 10 star jumps, 10 setups, etc.) and give them time to do them yourself. Try to beat your record every day.


  • Give new life by turning the cardboard box into it. Something very different
  • Get some sheets and some chairs, and build a hut to remember.
  • Cook something, then eat it together.
  • Turn cardboard boxes into simple jigsaw puzzles – and force kids to cut their own pieces.
  • Make ninja stars.
  • Who knew there were so many uses for the box? Make one a puppet theater.
  • You will need puppets for this theater.Why not make some of the socks??
  • Make Marble tables Out of cardboard, straw, glue and paper.
  • Household appliances, Make rubber band cars. Make more than one and run them.
  • Build a car ramp. And race cars (or balls or marble or boiled eggs) out … you guessed it – cardboard!
  • Apply your lab coat and Making volcanoesUsing vinegar, baking soda, water, food coloring, dish liquid, plastic bottle and cardboard.
  • Make paper planes and run them.
  • Make daisy chains.

Find out

  • Write a list of 10 things and Go for a walk to see how many you can find.
  • Also, when walking, count how many cars you see, or how many things of a certain color.
  • Play I spy.
  • Go to Big Hunting in your backyard or neighborhood.. Take pictures of the weird crawls you see and then drag them.
  • Find birds at home or on the go and take part in global urban planning. Share your results
  • Draw a map of your backyard, hide something in it and give your family a map and clues to try to figure out where the thing is.
  • Explore your garden or home using magnifying glass or stained glass.


  • Each has a piece of paper folded into three. Each pulls the head and shoulders towards the fold line. Next, change the papers and drag the torso and arms to the next fold line. Change again and stretch the legs. Open to show what you’ve created together.
  • Then take a picture. Challenge others to follow your instructions and copy it.. Turn around then compare images.
  • Pull each other up!
  • See one. Online Art Tutorial And follow the step-by-step instructions to recreate the image.
  • Make abstract art by tapping a pen and pencil on a cup and moving it around the page.
  • Make origami, and if you have enough paper or cards, you can try 3D origami.
  • Make a family of caterpillars after making two long carcasses by cutting old egg cartons upside down, cutting the top and flap, from one end to the other.
  • Collect leaves and use them to create art.
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Try to find moments in your day to have some fun by playing pillow fights or musical cushions.
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the game

  • Hide and seek
  • Take out board games and cards.
  • Roll the paper into balls and use straw (or wrapped card or paper) and run the ball on the table or floor.
  • Play copy cat and drive everyone crazy.
  • Get inspired by it. List And play chard.
  • Play What time is it, Mr. Wolf?
  • Choose a long word and see how many other words you can make from its letters.
  • Move musical cushions or chairs.
  • Hide some and find others – this is a good thing that parents set up the night before so that the day can start with excitement and fun.
  • Find the treasure.
  • Fight the pillows.
  • Using different colored pegs for each child, hide them in the room when they are not looking, then invite them to find them (make it difficult for older children)
  • Find the top of the house and put two people inside. The person in the back holds the arm through the arms and puts make-up on the face of the person in front.
  • Get everyone five things they like and five things they don’t write on small pieces of paper. Turn the paper over and turn around. Choose one and guess who wrote the answer.

Dirty game

  • If you have chalk, write messages and take pictures on your driveway so your neighbors can see you passing.
  • Make gloves, slims and finger paints from items found in most kitchen cabinets. Head Here Recipes for each
  • Make Rice rice And find different containers for children to play with.
  • Water play: Get different sized containers, cups and utensils and let the kids do the rest.
  • Make a rainbow foam. The dish is nothing but liquid, water, food coloring and mixer.
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  • Dress up and do superhero adventures, or dress up and pretend to be different members of your household
  • Experiment with makeup and hairstyles (and massage mom while you’re at it)
  • Make a show and put it into practice for family and friends.
  • Write a story and draw examples, then read it to your family or loved ones through the Messenger app.
  • Give yourself time to make lists, for example your favorite places, all the people you know, fruits and vegetables. After the lockdown is over, list the tasks you want to do as a family.
  • Take a turn and make a story – someone says a sentence or two, then picks up the next person from where he left off, etc.


  • Remove all musical instruments (or any household item that makes noise) and start a family band.
  • Do a family movie night.
  • Have a Teddy Bear Picnic – Let the kids choose a different place each time.
  • It’s a long song.
  • Look through the old pictures.
  • Sit down as a family and start a souvenir book, write down some of your favorites from the past and document the extraordinary time you have now.

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