Fun activities to do by yourself at home
Do-It-Yourself Early Learning: Easy and Fun Activities and Toys from Everyday Home Center Materials by Jeff A. JohnsonMaking learning a hands-on experience, Do-It-Yourself Early Learning shows home child care providers how to find and use many of the inexpensive—and often overlooked—building, home-repair, and construction materials available at local hardware stores and home centers to create fun activities and toys that promote play, exploration, and discovery.
This innovative guide takes teachers on a journey through the aisles of the local home center to help them find creative ways to teach young children to build, interact, and learn from a wide variety of materials—from plumbing and electrical supplies to paints and hardware items.
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Free Ways to Entertain Yourself at Home
Making time for yourself improves your mental well-being. And that's not just our excuse for a little me-time, but a point supported by a SUNY Buffalo study , which found that solitude strengthens imagination. Even Oprah says , "Alone time is when I distance myself from the voices of the world so I can hear my own. Whether you're a homebody, an adventurer, a creative, or all of the above, we've got some ideas. Slow down, breathe, and clear your mind with whatever form of mediation works best for you. Black Girl in Om's Lauren Ash has six easy tips to help get you started.
After my recent popular post on things to do during a money-free weekend , I received a most interesting comment from a Lifehacker reader named HFC :. This comment really spurred my thinking. The only problem is that a lot of activities that you can do yourself require some money to enjoy. Renting a video costs money. Playing a video game?
I like going out as much as the next girl, but — oh, wait. Being home alone is the best. For one, you get to experience and know yourself exactly how you are , without having to worry about the input and impressions of other people. For another, you get loads done without the distraction of constant communication. And, best of all, you get to do whatever you want, because — surprise! Some people think I went too far in the opposite direction, but I disagree. Serene And Tranquil Coloring has pages upon pages of beautifully intricate designs, and despite the fact that you just spent hours coloring in a psychedelic-looking turtle, you really do feel way calmer and more accomplished when you finish.