16 Ideas for Virtual Playdates.
Did you know that play is considered your child’s occupation?
- Play is a way that they cope with feelings
- play is a way they can release stress
- play is a way they can get physical exercise
- play is a way for them to experience their environment
Here are 16 ideas your child can do on a virtual playdate with a friend or relative.
Draw each other’s portraits
Do Yoga Poses
Build with legos or blocks
Put on a puppet show
Read books to each other
Make Silly Faces
Write a story together
Show and Tell
Do the same craft together
Play dress up with dress-up clothes
Put on a play
Play with playdough
Here is a link to all 16 virtual play ideas that you can print and utilize in the future.
Virtual conversations with family members or grandparents could focus on telling stories, sharing jokes, or showing artwork.
Below is a link to a great article about the importance of play during a crisis.