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6 Best Online Activities for Kids in 2016

Jagadeesh Dk
10.20.16
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The web has a lot to offer to your kids when it comes to entertainment and educational purposes. You can make your kids learn a lot by introducing them to the right resources online. Not only having them online keeps them from getting bored, but it also teaches them stuff that they keep with themselves for their whole lives.
So, here is our list of 6 Best Online Activities for Kids in 2016.

1. Learn Music

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When it is about music, you know that it is all over the web. There are numerous resources online which can draw your kid's interest. From getting familiar with a particular genre to being an expert at an instrument, resources can be found on the internet, and quite a lot of them are even free.
Your kid can learn guitar or probably how to play drums, and all that through the people who voluntarily share their knowledge through the videos they make. Even on learning the skills of music, the web can be a handy tool to showcase the skills that are learned.

2. Learn Safety, Learn First-aid

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By spending their time on portals teaching first-aid online, your children can learn the essential skill of necessary medication. Not only it will make your kid familiar with first-aid, but it might even come handy if your child needs it and you aren't around. Teaching the essential skill of first aid will make your child capable enough to look after himself and others when it would come to basic treating of small accidents or illness. Various organizations like Red Cross and government websites provide interactive columns on their websites to teach skills like these.

3. Browse Interactive YouTube Channels For Kids

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When it comes to YouTube, the possibilities for learning are endless. The amount of content that your kid can use to watch and learn is diverse. Kids can watch cartoons, get familiar with different cultures, listen to poems even learn colors. You can even find children of the same age like your kids working in YouTube videos. That will surely encourage your child to do the same things or probably record himself too!

4. Cooking Videos and Websites

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Wouldn't it be an excellent thing to have your kid being around the kitchen on random weekends spending time with you? Cooking can be fun, especially if your children are helping you with that. Learning it at an early age will also be handy for them, and might bring out their creativity too. You can teach them how to bake, or maybe even how to make a fruit salad for themselves. Providing the idea of cooking to kids will also keep them less attracted towards the junk food too. So, cooking can be a good option.

5. Learning How To Grow A Plant

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Teaching your kid how to grow a plant might be one of the most important things that you might ever teach them. They can make it a hobby, and probably provide you with a little home garden that you would always cherish. Forums, videos and websites, free and paid both, are available online which you can utilize to teach your kid the lovely skill of gardening.
In fact, the world will become a greener place if kids start to learn gardening. So, we suggest this idea as a special one. Go Green!

6. Online Gaming

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Your kid being away from gaming while using PC is quite unlikely. So, we cannot keep it out of our list too. Now, although the choice of games to be played is solely dependent on your kid, what you can do is to introduce your child to educational games. Such games not only bring fun to your child but also helps them to gain knowledge while having fun. So, next time your kid wants you to let them play games online, then you know what to do.
Here ends our list of top 6 activities online for kids in 2016. Do let us know how did it go, if you try them with your children. Good luck!

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