10 Fun and Educational Activities to do with your Preschool or Elementary-Aged Child Over Spring Break


spring breakTo lead balanced lives, we all need a break from routine. Spring Break allows families to take vacations or engage in pursuits that they can’t schedule during the school year. Whether you go far away, or enjoy a “stay-cation,” here are some ideas for keeping your children cognitively engaged over Spring Break:

1. Go to a local museum, the zoo, or the aquarium (https://visitmontgomery.com/things-to-do/family-fun/).

2. Go to the library and find some new books.

 

3. Ride your bikes around a neighborhood and compare and contrast the local architecture.

 

4. Go hiking and identify wild flowers and plants.

 

5. Create an original story, write it down, and illustrate it.

 

6. Try a new art project (paper mache, chalk pastels, sewing).

 

7. Go to a concert (http://www.classicalkidsnfp.org, https://www.bsomusic.org/).

 

8. See a play (http://www.imaginationstage.org/shows-a-tickets/earlychildhood, http://www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org/ , http://www.wayoffbroadway.com/.

 

9. Participate in a spring break camp (http://www.roundhousetheatre.org/, http://www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org/ , https://www.our-kids.com/spring/spring-break-camp-guide).

 

10. Cook a meal together!

 

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