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1. Create play experiences and science experiments
ChatGPT may not have access to the internet, but it is capable of compiling a list for fun things to do using pantry staples. You can either give the AI chatbot a list of the ingredients you have in your pantry or ask it for a more generic list of ideas.
Simply asking ChatGPT to give you a list of science experiments that you can do at home will provide ways to keep your kids entertained.
Here are some prompt examples:
How can you make balloon rockets at home?
How can you use pantry ingredients to make things to play with?
How do you make salt dough?
Give me some homemade science experiments for kids
2. Come up with creative art or craft projects
If have a crafty kid at home (like I do), you might struggle to get your creative juices flowing to keep them entertained while school's out. But that's where you can lean on ChatGPT and think of it as the most knowledgeable resource for craft ideas.
ChatGPT can help you and your youngster come up with lots of ideas, no matter what the theme. You just have to ask the right way.
Here are some prompt examples:
What kinds of crafts can I make with paper towel rolls?
Give me crafty ways to reuse construction paper pieces
How can I make a marble run at home?
How can you make a toy car with recycled materials?
3. Answer awkward questions
One of ChatGPT's greatest features is that it will do (mostly) what you tell it to do. I love using it to answer my kids' hard questions -- such as simple words they want explained, but you suddenly blank on how to define them.
ChatGPT has helped me answer things like 'what is shame?' and 'what are values?', without me trying miserably to fumble for an answer.