Activities : 7-10 Year Olds

Stay active, stay healthy, stay home! (4)

LOCAL SUPPORTS & ACTIVITES

QUIET  ACTIVITIES

  • *NEW* Enjoy Spring and Grow a Seed
  • *NEW* Learn more about the environment, gardens, and community with the Interfaith Food Bank's Learn & Grow Totes to borrow! 
  • *NEW* Try this fun shadow drawing activity with the spring sunshine
  • *NEW* Try making this candle holder from Kids Can Create by painting the outside of a glass jar with acrylic paint, and watch for their next playkit! 
  • Grab a library card for free - and enjoy:
    • Hoopla has movies, TV, music & Audiobooks
    • Libby has audiobooks & e-books for all ages
    • Novelist which has great books for children and youth, and is designed for kids to use themselves
    • Tumblebooks gives you access to animated and interactive children's stories, games, and videos.
  • Check out this Stay at Home Survival Guide from Imagination Tree

ENERGETIC ACTIVITIES

MENTAL HEALTH CARE

  • Kids Help Phone helps kids of all ages through text, call, or live chat online with a counsellor 1-800-668-6868
  • Check out this activity book, in 15 languages, that explains covid-19 to children and how they can stay safe 
  • Follow this daily calendar from Action for Happiness as a family to stay active for mental wellbeing in 20 different languages! - and *NEW* Download their App
  • Find mental health information in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, and Spanish here

DISTANCE LEARNING HELP

  • With your library card, sign into SOLARO, which is based on the same curriculum your school uses! There are supports for kids in grades 3-12. 
  • Boys & Girls Club offers free group and individual tutoring for kids grades 1-12 
  • Frontier College offers free tutoring for kids grades 1-12
  • MyVictory Skills offers free online tutoring. Contact an instructor to get help with academics, skills, or personal growth! 
  • Your Chrome web browser can help your student with extra learning needs - check out this list of extensions that may help your family
  • The device (tablet, laptop, phone) that your child is using for school may have extra tools to help with reading, writing, and organization. Find options here. 
  • Get tips on supporting your student with behavioural or learning needs from Child Mind Institute
  • Get high quality and educational daily schedules from Khan Academy

Do you have additions of local activities for children, youth, and families? Please email Kristina at [email protected]

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