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Weekends and holidays may be the only time you get to spend with your child. Use our suggestions to make sure you get the most out of the time you spend together. Here are some child friendly activities loved by both parents and their children.
Fun Activities During Social Distancing

Fun Activities During Social Distancing

The great part about living in today’s day and age is the fact that so much amazing content is available online. The downside to this, however, is that children are spending increasing amounts of time on screens. Be it laptops, tablets, televisions or phones – children are glued to screens on ...

By Mocomi Kids on March 26, 2020 Read more ...
After Exam Fun Activities

After Exam Fun Activities

There are many fun and economical ways to take a break after writing an exam. It is best to get an hour or two’s break after you come home from writing a paper to clear the mind before studies begin again. Taking this break has many benefits – it relaxes the mind and body, allows the mind to ...

By Mocomi Kids on March 12, 2020 Read more ...
Relaxing Activities to Mitigate Stress

Relaxing Activities to Mitigate Stress

The theme of this week’s blog posts has been ‘exams’ and ‘stress’. For some parents, it may seem as though there’s no escaping it – the looming monster of exam stress. Rather than fixating further on the stress and its symptoms, let’s take a look at ways in ...

By Mocomi Kids on February 27, 2020 Read more ...
New Year’s Games for Kids

New Year's Games for Kids

New Year’s Eve parties aren’t just for adults to have a great time! Incorporate these games into the evening to ensure your children and guests have a wonderful and inclusive evening.

Guess the Resolution

As kids arri ...

By Mocomi Kids on December 31, 2019 Read more ...
Homemade Christmas Decorations

Homemade Christmas Decorations

A wonderful and innovative way to spend Christmas is to make your own decorations. It is an interactive and easy to spend time with the family and to get your creative juices flowing. This is also a great way to reach your children about the importance of recycling and reusing old materials. In this ...

By Mocomi Kids on December 18, 2019 Read more ...
Popsicle Stick Snowflakes

Popsicle Stick Snowflakes

Christmas is right around the corner and the best way to get into the holiday spirit is to make some DIY Christmas decorations!

These decorations involve minimal materials but involve the maximum amount of fun! Children can do this activity independently, but it is best to cover surfaces wi ...

By Mocomi Kids on December 4, 2019 Read more ...
Autumn Lanterns

Autumn Lanterns

Take advantage of the wonderful autumn coloured leaves around you by making beautiful and easy lanterns out of them. You don’t have to dry the leaves over weeks between the pages of a book. You can easily use dry leaves you find outside; just as long as they are wiped clean and dried completely ...

By Mocomi Kids on November 20, 2019 Read more ...
Watercolour Leaf Wreaths

Watercolour Leaf Wreaths

As the leaves turn from a vibrant green to shades of muted yellows and oranges, why not celebrate autumn with an easy wreath activity. Using the wet-on-wet technique with watercolours gives a beautiful watery colour wash to the leaves and allows children to experiment a little. They can mix colours o ...

By Mocomi Kids on November 6, 2019 Read more ...
Crystal Geode Eggs

Crystal Geode Eggs

Crystal geode eggs are beautiful to look at and very simple to make. They require ingredients easily available at home or at most require a quick trip to a grocery store!

Things You Need –

• Eggs (keep the egg carton too!)
• Liquid food colouring
• White glue

By Mocomi Kids on October 23, 2019 Read more ...
Paper Cup Octopus

Paper Cup Octopus

It is not uncommon that after a gathering or a party at home, you find yourself with an abundance of left over paper cups and streamers. Rather than stashing them away for the future (and possibly never finding them again), why not create something new out of them? All the By Mocomi Kids on October 10, 2019 Read more ...

Family Gardening

Family Gardening

The monsoon season is considered the best season to plant and re-pot plants. The air is abundant with moisture and the weather is perfect to take on gardening activities. If you do not have access to a garden or don’t want to step out into the mud, consider taking on planting a plant in a pot r ...

By Mocomi Kids on September 25, 2019 Read more ...
Easy Tie and Dye

Easy Tie and Dye

Most parents shy away from attempting tie and dye experiments with their children as such activities can involve the use of chemicals and cause a big mess. The method below is simple and foolproof. And better yet, it uses all-natural dyes in the form of turmeric powder. Other natural dye options incl ...

By Mocomi Kids on September 11, 2019 Read more ...
Paper Mache Masks

Paper Mache Masks

Making paper mache masks is a fulfilling yet relaxing way to spend your weekend. The act of making the masks themselves is a peaceful and often soothing one – perfect as an activity to take up with children. Take the time out to allow each layer to harden before applying the next one. It may seem t ...

By Mocomi Kids on August 28, 2019 Read more ...
Salt Dough Creations

Salt Dough Creations

Playing with dough comes with many benefits across children of different age groups. For toddlers, it improves grip, hand-eye coordination and helps develop pre-writing skills. With slightly older children, it’s a great way to get them to use their creativity and imagination and work on their f ...

By Mocomi Kids on August 14, 2019 Read more ...
Indoor Camping

Indoor Camping

The two horrific words uttered by children that send shudders down the spine of any parent on a weekend are… “I’m bored!” It’s too squishy, muddy and mucky to step outside. The park has been rendered useless with all the puddles and you don’t want your children pla ...

By Mocomi Kids on July 24, 2019 Read more ...
Cardboard Forts

Cardboard Forts

It’s cold and rainy outside and you don’t want your children returning home covered in mud, slush and impending flu symptoms. Here is a fun activity to make rainy days at home more cheerful and entertaining.

What You Need –

  • Lots of cardboard boxes of all s ...

    By Mocomi Kids on July 10, 2019 Read more ...
Making Class Projects Interesting

Making Class Projects Interesting

The new school year has begun and with it, a new grade and new class assignments to do. If your child is still on their summer break or nearing the end of it, you’re probably dealing with summer projects which will be due soon. If your child has just begun a new grade, guess what? Projects are ...

By Mocomi Kids on June 26, 2019 Read more ...
Mini Masterchef

Mini Masterchef

The goal of an activity such as a ‘Mini Masterchef’ is not to pit children against one another or to create a hostile, over-competitive environment. Activities like these are created to nudge your child’s sense of creativity and urge them to think outside the box. This activity is e ...

By Mocomi Kids on June 12, 2019 Read more ...
Family Puppet Show

Family Puppet Show

Parents often long for a summer break at the same time as their children. Some time to spend with them and catch up activities missed out in the year past. Weekends go by in a flash and it feels like you’ve managed to get in no time.

Before the summer is up, take out the time to spend w ...

By Mocomi Kids on May 22, 2019 Read more ...
Winter Activities – Picnic

Winter Activities - Picnic

The weather is beautiful at the moment, early mornings are still cold but afternoons welcome a little winter sunshine. Before it becomes too hot, why not take this time to spend a little quality time with your children? Even though winter holidays are long over, you still have the option of taking yo ...

By Mocomi Kids on March 18, 2019 Read more ...