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Recreational Activities That Kids Can Enjoy At Home

Recreational Activities That Kids Can Enjoy At Home

Jun 5, 2020

You’ve heard about the world’s most famous and beautiful coral reefs such as the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns and Rainbow Reef, Fiji. The colouful surprises under the blue ocean waves are one of the greatest rewards for scuba divers. While we can’t make the trip to the reefs as yet, how about creating your own colourful crystal landscapes, which looks just like the coral reefs, using salt and bluing? At the same time, share some fun facts of corals with the little ones and simple living habits can help save the coral reefs.

  1. Create Your Own Crystal Landscapes
  2. 9 Fun Facts About Corals
  3. Simple Eco-Friendly Tips
  4. Nautical-Tying Workshops
  5. Food Plating For Kids

1. Create your own crystal landscapes

The coral crystal garden is a colorful and fascinating project. Fortunately, you don’t need to visit an aquarium or the ocean to grow these crystals. This simple project only requires ammonia, salt, and laundry bluing.

2. Discover 9 fun facts about corals

Did you know that corals are animals and not plants? This is because they do not make their own food, like how plants do. Learn more fun facts about them here.

3. Simple Eco-friendly Tips

Becoming eco-friendly is an important task for everyone. According to the United Nations, 40% of our oceans are significantly impacted by human activity, which affects the coral reefs around the world. With simple tips such as turning off water and electricity when not in use, we can do our part and start cultivating eco-friendly habits in our kids from a young age.

See more eco-friendly tips you can start adopting for the family!


4. Nautical-Tying Workshops

Learning the basics of tying knots is a great parent and child activity that can be enjoyed at home to better prepare your kids for the seas and other pursuits. Try them out and remember, practice makes perfect!

See more basic knots tutorials here

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5. Food Plating For Kids

Get your little ones involved in the process of arranging their meals to enhance its presentation. From using bright-coloured vegetables to managing proportions, learn simple tricks to transform your home-cooked meals into gourmet cuisine that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

More creative plating tips and tricks here