Moving with kids can be difficult for many reasons – including leaving behind a community that is loved, fueled by friends and memories in a home that is familiar. But there are ways to make your move less difficult on your children and a lot more fun, which is why MoversBC wanted to share these tips on ‘How To Make Moving Kid-Friendly and Fun During Summer Break!’.
Make a Fun Chore-Board
Kids function well when they know what is expected of them, so creating a visually fun chore-board will help your kids get involved, know what’s expected of them during the move, and give them the opportunity to choose how they want to go about each task handed to them.
Allow Your Kids to Photo-Bomb Your Home
Taking photos of memories contained in your current home will help your children feel better about leaving behind where many of them were created. By allowing your kids to go around your house and take pictures of all the things that mattered to them, they can then create a fun story-board to set up on your new home so these memories can be relived at-a-glance.
Take a Walk Through the New Neighbourhood
Getting to know their new neighbourhood will also help your children feel “at home” in the new location. Find cool parks and hidden gems within your new community to get your kids excited for the next chapter in life, and allow them to see the excitement that awaits at their new home.
Pick-A-Present, “Any” Present
Although bribery is not the intended motivation, offering a “reward” for helping to move, and maintaining a good attitude throughout the process, can be all the motivation a child needs to help ease the “pain” of moving. So […]