Fun activities that develop skills for kids

Social and emotional development activities

Social and emotional development activities are important and you are able to start at an early age. It affects the child’s self-confidence, empathy and ability to develop friendships.

Social and emotional activities include, for example:

  • Art activities
  • Simple ball games like throwing/catching
  • Puppet games
  • Sports and group activities adapted to your age
  • Positive self-talk.

Speech and communication development activities

Communication has an important role in the development of children.

Speech and communication development activities are also a major step in developing communication skills and allowing children to interact with others.

Speech and communication activities include, for example:

  • Storytelling and reading
  • Games to recognize colors
  • Playing with toys and puppets

Cognitive development activities

Early childhood cognitive development activities combine learning and play, leading to better results. You monitor progress when your child has a good time, which makes these mental exercises productive and fun for both sides.

Cognitive activities include, for example:

  • Sorting colorful objects in a variety of shapes and sizes
  • Finding and hiding items
  • Identification of sounds or images
  • Artistic & craft activities.

Fine motor skills development activities

Fine motor skills are essential to the performance of daily skills as well as academic skills. It helps kids to accomplish important tasks and build self-esteem and confidence.

Fine motor skills activities include, for example:

  • Gardening and planting
  • Painting
  • Water play
  • Playing with play dough
  • Cutting with scissors.