Top five activity ideas with the family during MCO (Part 2)

Posted on 06 Apr 2020
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By Nur Fairuza Syahira

Following up on the last article, here are another top five fun activities with the family at home. You can read Part 1 of this genre at https://www.starproperty.my/news/117293/top-five-activity-ideas-with-the-family-during-mco-part-1

Exercise

Being in the house for too long can cause the body to become weak and lazy. However, we should always live a healthy life to ensure and maintain good health.

You can make exercise a fun activity by setting goals with rewards, and the winners get to choose their favourite meals when they achieve their goals. Perhaps the one who reaches his or her goal first wins an additional prize.

Bedtime story

A bedtime story is rarely done by any family nowadays. So why not revive an old tradition. Having a bedtime story with your kids will help to build a stronger family bond.

Your kids will feel closer to you, and that will set the tone when later in life, your kids will be more comfortable in approaching you when they have problems. But ta this age, it's fun for them.

Playing board games

Board games are never too old for anyone to play. There are many to choose from, and some like Cluedo, which will help sharpen the detective minds of children or Scrabbles, which helps to improve their spelling and vocabulary, have many good attributes. Pick one that the whole family will enjoy.

Karaoke

Have you ever tried to sing with your family? This activity is not only possible at the karaoke centres but also at home, so you can karaoke without leaving your abode. Singing a favourite song together while dancing can make you feel happy. This activity is fun and stress-relieving, but be mindful of your neighbours by not blasting the level too high or singing too late that it becomes a public nuisance. 

Repaint the house 

Colours can set the mood for you and your family. Since everyone has to stay at home feeling bored and gloomy, what better way than to make your lives brighter by adding a variety of colours into your home.

A fresh coat of paint can change the vibe of your home by bringing in a fresh and cheerful atmosphere, via a new vibrant colour. Repainting a house will require a lot of effort, but unlike putting up wallpaper, you can easily change the colour if you don't like it.

How to make it fun? Paint cartoons, flowers and anything decorative in the kids' room and get them to participate. Children feel happy when they can see their own works of art on the walls. 

For older children, the opportunity to pick the colours they love for their rooms will help to keep them happier when confined to having to stay at home during the MCO.


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