Ideas for Kids Activities
- Homemade play dough;
- Free Primary Teaching Resources;
- Kids Party Games
- A treasure hunt,
- pass the parcel,
- pin the tail on the donkey/ instead of donkey use a big face of a witch and pin the wart on her,
- musical statues,
- musical chairs,
- hot potato,
- each child has a square sheet of bubble wrap, they have to jump on it to pop all the bubbles. They can only jump, no hands. The first to pop all the bubbles gets a prize,
- paint/draw on a massive old sheet,
- pass the balloon in between the knees (or walk with balloon on plate, or hide goodies in balloons, or forfeits on paper, blow them up and then kids have to pierce them and get a treat or a trick),
- sleeping lions,
- string up a load of fizzy worms (you can get all natural ones) then two adults hold each end of the string slightly above head level of kids. Kids get 2 minutes to try to eat off the worm (no hands).
- duck duck goose,
- murder mystery for kids.
Plants that help Keep Bugs Away!
- Ticks: see here;
- Lavender – keeps mosquitos, flies, fleas and moths away;
- Basil – keeps mosquitos and houseflies away;
- Peppermint – keeps spiders, mosquitos and ants away;
- Rosemary – keeps fleas and ticks away!
Dry Skin In Kids
Outdoor Games for kids
Ideas for Presents for Kids
Educational Apps and Websites for Kids
- Cool Math Games
- Prodigy Math Game
- Hugoleescargot (in French)
- Free eBooks and Activities – Oxford Owl – English (you need to register)
- Books for Early Readers (English)
- Usborne children’s books
- Critical thinking is a 21st-century essential — here’s how to help kids learn it
- 10 Habits to Strengthen a Parent-Child Relationship
- The 5 Things Your Kids Will Remember About You
- Website where the Science of Psychology Meets the Art of Being Human
- Stop Telling Kids to “Be Careful” and What To Say Instead
- 20 phrases to use when your child isn’t listening
- 30 questions to ask your kid instead of “How was your day?”
- Poem about cherishing your kids
- 15 Small Things Parents Should Do To Their Children Every Day To Make Them Feel Loved
- 18 ways to get customers for your business (& how to make them work in Luxembourg)
Live in a Natural Way
- See what fruits and veggies are in season
- The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists of fruits and veggies
- Baking Soda for Your Health & Home
- Maisons Médicales
- Prevent Bug Bites
- Mosquito Bite Prevention
- Stroke-accident vasculaire cérébral, AVC
-Face drooping: if the person tries to smile does one side of the face droop?
-Arm weakness: if the person tries to raise both their arms does one arm drift downward?
-Speech difficulty: if the person tries to repeat a simple phrase is their speech slurred or strange?
-Time to call 911: if any of these signs are observed, contact the emergency services
- Heart Attack Symptoms – crise cardiaque,infacrtcus
Symptoms of a heart attack include:
•Discomfort, pressure, heaviness, or pain in the chest, arm, or below the breastbone
•Discomfort radiating to the back, jaw, throat, or arm
•Fullness, indigestion, or choking feeling (may feel like heartburn)
•Sweating, nausea, vomiting, or dizziness
•Extreme weakness, anxiety, or shortness of breath
•Rapid or irregular heartbeats
- What to look out for when your child is unwell
Sepsis is a life-threatening condition and needs emergency treatm ent, usually in hospital. The symptoms of sepsis may be vague and not specific so seek medical advice immediately if you have any concerns. You should seek medical advice im m ediately if your child has any o f the following:
• VERY high temperature (fever) or low body temperature (feels very cold).
• Severe shivering.
• Fast breathing and breathless.
• Very sleepy or seems to be about to lose consciousness.
• Severe muscle pain or tum m y (abdominal) pain.
• Confused or disorientated (not sure w here they are).
• Slurred speech.
• Feels very dizzy or faint, or has a fit (seizure).
• Skin is cold, clam m y and either pale or patchy (mottled).
• A rash which does not fade with pressure.
• Not eating any food or drinking any fluid.
• Being sick (vomiting) repeatedly.
• Not passing as much urine as normal (or no w e t nappies), especially if your child doesn’t pass any urine in 24 hours.
If your child does have sepsis they may also have other symptoms of infection such as a flu-like illness (cough, fever, muscle aches and joint pains) or diarrhea and vomiting (https://www.mutterhaus.de/)