Summer Fun: Keep Kids Engaged at Home

  Summer vacation is a time when kids are brimming with energy and excitement. They are eager to have fun, explore new things, and make lasting memories. As parents, it’s important for us to keep our children entertained and engaged during these long summer days. With a little creativity and planning, you can transform your home into a haven of summer fun.   In this blog, we’ll share ten fantastic ways to keep your kids entertained and engaged right in the comfort and safety of your home. You’ll also read ahead how kid-centric homes provide the perfect environment for all of these activities.  

1. Create a Backyard Oasis

  Turn your backyard into a summer paradise! Set up a small inflatable pool, complete with colorful floats and water toys. Add a sprinkler or water slide for some extra splashy fun. You can also create a mini beach area with a sandbox and beach chairs. A backyard oasis is not only a refreshing escape from the summer heat but also a great way for your kids to engage in imaginative play.   Kid Centric-Homes provide ample space for outdoor activities like these. With a well-designed backyard, your kids can enjoy their summer days to the fullest.  

2. Host Weekly Picnics

  Pack a delicious picnic lunch and head to your backyard or a local park for a weekly family picnic. Involve your children in the planning and preparation process. Let them choose their favorite snacks and help with packing the picnic basket. Picnics provide a wonderful opportunity to bond as a family and enjoy the great outdoors.   KCHs offer spacious living areas, both indoors and outdoors – in terms of spacious flats and ample lush green exteriors, where you can gather as a family and enjoy quality time together.  

3. Get Crafty with DIY Projects

  Unleash your child’s creativity with fun do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. Set up a dedicated craft corner in your home with art supplies, colorful papers, and other materials. Encourage your kids to create their own masterpieces. You can also find numerous DIY project ideas online, from making paper lanterns to building birdhouses. These projects not only keep your kids entertained but also nurture their imagination and fine motor skills.   Kid-centric homes often have dedicated spaces for creative activities, like an art room or a playroom where children can freely explore their artistic side.  

4. Organize Theme Days

  Spice up the summer by organizing theme days at home. Choose a theme like pirates, superheroes, or under the sea, and plan activities and games accordingly. Encourage your kids to dress up in costumes, create themed decorations, and even prepare special snacks that go along with the theme. Theme days add an element of excitement and make each day unique.   A kid-centric home provides the flexibility to transform spaces according to different themes, allowing your kids to fully immerse themselves in their imaginative play.  

5. Start a Book Club

  Reading is a fantastic way to keep your kids engaged during the summer vacation. Start a book club at home where you choose a book to read together as a family. Set aside dedicated reading time each day and discuss the book’s plot, characters, and lessons. You can even create a cozy reading nook with soft cushions and blankets where everyone can curl up with their favorite books.   A kid-centric home can have a cozy reading corner or a dedicated library space where your children can dive into the magical world of books.  

6. Plan Scavenger Hunts

  Scavenger hunts are always a hit with kids. Create exciting treasure hunts or nature-themed scavenger hunts in your backyard or local park. Provide clues or a checklist of items to find, and let your children’s curiosity and problem-solving skills take the lead. Scavenger hunts are not only thrilling and engaging, but they also encourage teamwork and outdoor exploration.   Kid-centric homes often have ample space for creative treasure hunts, both indoors and outdoors. With hidden nooks and crannies, your children can embark on exciting adventures right at home.  

7. Host Movie Nights

  Transform your living room into a cozy theater for family movie nights. Choose a selection of age-appropriate movies, prepare some popcorn, and dim the lights for a cinematic experience. Encourage your kids to participate in movie discussions, share their favorite scenes, or even act out their favorite characters. Movie nights provide a great opportunity for bonding and enjoying quality screen time together.   Kid-centric homes usually feature a dedicated media room or a comfortable entertainment area, perfect for hosting memorable movie nights with your family.  

8. Cultivate a Green Thumb

  Get your kids involved in gardening and cultivate their green thumb. Set up a small garden or allocate space for potted plants. Let your children choose their favorite flowers, herbs, or vegetables to plant and care for. Teach them about gardening techniques, watering schedules, and the joy of watching plants grow. Gardening not only instills a sense of responsibility but also connects kids with nature.   You’ll definitely find wide-open outdoor spaces like gardens or balconies in KCHs, where your children can develop a love for nature and experience the joy of gardening.  

9. Organize Science Experiments

  Bring out the scientist in your child by organizing simple and fun science experiments. From erupting volcanoes to homemade slime, there are plenty of kid-friendly experiments that can be done with everyday household items. Engage your children in the process, encourage them to ask questions, and explore the wonders of science together. Science experiments not only entertain but also stimulate their curiosity and critical thinking skills.   Kid-centric homes also have dedicated spaces for STEM activities, where your children can freely explore and conduct exciting science experiments.  

10. Foster Imaginative Play

  Encourage imaginative play by creating different play areas within your home. Set up a cozy corner for a pretend tea party, create a construction site with building blocks, or designate a space for dress-up and role-playing. Foster their creativity by providing a variety of props and costumes. Imaginative play allows children to develop social skills, problem-solving abilities, and a rich imagination.   Kid-centric homes often have dedicated playrooms or versatile spaces that can be transformed into imaginative play areas, providing your children with the freedom to let their imaginations run wild.  

Summer Camps

  Moving ahead of just being confined at home, summer camps are great places for your children to have fun, enjoy a plethora of activities and make new friends of their age. However, it might pose a problem for working parents as escorting your kids to and from summer camp daily, amidst your work, can be a great hassle.   Kid Centric Homes save the day, yet again. Most KCHs organize summer camps for children during vacations, and multiple activities are conducted at the same campus, hence the hassle of driving children to far away camps is eliminated. Moreover, children tend to be more carefree and partake in more & more activities amidst the people and surroundings that are known to them.    

Ashiana Umang: The Perfect Kid-Centric Home?

    The debate of Kid-Centric Homes may have this or may not have that, ends with Ashiana Umang. Jaipur’s largest KCH by us at Ashiana Housing has all that it takes to make a perfect environment for growing kids in terms of safety, security, growth, development, and nurturing.   Located near Mahindra SEZ, adjacent to Jaipur’s bustling employment hub, and prestigious schools like Jayshree Periwal International School, Delhi Public School (DPS), J.D International School, St. Xavier’s School, Radcliffe School, Kidzee Play School, etc. in close proximity, Ashiana Umang is the ideal choice for working parents. Imagine the convenience of your children being able to come home from school and participate in various activities within the Umang premises that contribute to their overall development.   Taking the kid-centric thought to an extra level, at Ashiana Umang we understand the importance of a holistic learning experience for children. That’s why we have created a central Learning Hub where children can participate in a variety of activities that fuel their passion for dance, music, art & craft, reading, theatre, and more. With professional instructors and a nurturing environment, your children can explore their talents, develop new skills, and build their confidence. Apart from providing ample external spaces, multiple sports facilities, and all the necessary amenities which make the aforementioned ten ways easy to implement, Ashiana Umang has so much to offer that you might as well not need them at all.   The Summer Camp at Umang is one of the best camps out there with round-the-clock fun & learning activities for children to help them make the most of their summer vacations! Being there on the campus itself, it won’t be a problem for you as parents to pick up and drop off your children daily!   With 2BHK and 3BHK flats available, you can make Ashiana Umang your dream home and create the perfect environment for your children’s ‘Behtar Parvarish Ka Pata’. Starting from just Rs. 45.90 Lakhs, these thoughtfully designed homes offer both comfort and convenience, making everyday living a joyous experience for you and your loved ones.  


  Summer vacation doesn’t have to be a time of boredom or endless screen time. By implementing these fun and engaging activities, you can create a summer filled with laughter, learning, and lasting memories right in the comfort of your own home. And with a kid-centric home like Ashiana Umang, you further have the advantage of tailored spaces that support these activities, allowing your children to thrive and grow in an environment that is designed with their needs in mind. So, embrace the summer fun, make your home a hub of excitement, and watch as your children flourish in their own comfortable and safe space.   For more information on Ashiana Umang, visit our main site –        
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