When we were told to stay at home during this pandemic, I knew my husband and I would be fine. After all, we are retired so it was a matter of adjusting to the new normal. Two months later, we actually are doing well, walking daily, eating more home-cooked meals, and planning our weekly “events” like going grocery shopping or to the post office.
Our grandsons (ages 12 and 10) are on the mainland, and like the rest of the country, they are doing distance learning. I think they like it because they are not inundated with work and therefore have more time to do things they want to. I’ve been suggesting activities or websites which I thought they might enjoy. They weren’t interested in doing some of them (like the writing prompts) but I notice that they really enjoy the kinds of paper/pencil games that I like. They’re competitive; it must be a family trait.
Today, I sent them the following game and told them to figure out the phrase based on the clues.