Fun Learning Ideas (Age 14-15) - Young Adults GCSE - Key Stage 4 - Year 10
The GCSE years have arrived. However at this stage you need to push your children to carry on reading as much as possible. See our Range of books to help them on there journey.
Other Fun learning ideas for 14-15 year old can do:
1. Brainstorm an idea
Brainstorming an idea with family and peers can help improve your child’s critical thinking and logical reasoning skills and encourage them to be open to different perspectives. To initiate the activity, involve your child in some serious brainstorming sessions and encourage them to come up with ideas on minimizing the family’s monthly expense, plan a low-budget weekend get-together, and revamp the house without professional help. Discuss the ideas that your 14-15 year-old presents, and give them constructive feedback.
2. Solve an anagram
An anagram is a word or phrase formed by rearranging the letters of different words or phrases. For example, FRIED, when rearranged, makes words, like “FIRED.” It may seem simple, but an age-appropriate anagram provides relatively complex words and phrases to solve. Several board games and online activities can train your child in solving an anagram. Anagramming can help children develop concentration, build vocabulary, and hone problem-solving skills.
3. Prepare a Chain Reaction
Preparing a chain reaction with dominoes is an entertaining activity involving science and creativity. You could get some self-explanatory domino-effect kits that are suitable for your 14-15 year old child to try the activity independently.
Discuss every step in detail. Once acquainted with the concept of the domino effect, challenge the 14-15 year old to prepare a similar chain reaction with other household materials like popsicle sticks, matchsticks, and paper cups.
4. Learn to Play an Instrument
Playing an instrument is a joyful activity that trains your brain and improves long-term memory. Also, it increases concentration, improves multitasking ability, and boosts creativity. More importantly, it relieves stress and makes a child feel happy by letting the emotions flow. Bongo, piano, and harmonica are some easy-to-learn instruments that you can suggest to your 14-15 years-old child.
5. Practice Wood Working
It is a creative activity in which your 14-15 year-old can learn to create something useful from waste wood lying in your backyard or lawn. Creating an item from wood involves using nails, hammer, screwdrivers, etc. It can help develop fine and gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination. You could ask your kid to build a bird feeder, a hutch for your pet, or a toolbox for your garage.
6. Organize a Charity Event
Guide your child in organizing a charity event, such as a fundraiser from scratch. Discuss with them the steps involved, like finalizing a charity theme, preparing promotion material, like pamphlets, and inviting people. Taking part in a charity event can help them develop a sense of responsibility, empathy, and compassion. Participating in such activities can also help improve their communication skills and cognitive abilities.
In conclusion, Involving themselves in exciting and engaging learning activities can help your pre-teen develop their cognitive abilities and boost physical development. Let them utilize their skills and choose complex activities to outperform themselves to boost confidence and become self-aware.