WHILE the community self isolates amidst the Covid-19 crisis, one mum has come up with a way to keep kids entertained, while still staying isolated.
Hayley Davis, who is a school teacher by profession, has started a Facebook page, Spot The Teddy Bathurst, and is encouraging people in the community to join the page, and put a teddy or two in their front window. The idea is when kids and parents need a break from the house, they can jump in the car and try and find the teddy's, while remaining in their car.
Ms Davis said she borrowed the idea from something she saw in the ACT.
"What I'm asking people to do is put a teddy or teddies in your front window for the little ones to find as they drive around.
"Perhaps they can be doing something funny, or perhaps they are just in the window looking out and ready to wave to them.
"The only limit is your imagination," she said.
Ms Davis said there is also an activity sheet attached to each week, so there is also an educational benefit to the game.
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"Really young children can tally the teddies, and there are different categories for older children.
"They can group the teddies, and count brown bears, pink bears, and older kids can enter data on what they see on spread sheets."
She said at the end of the day it was a safe way for kids to get out of the house with their parents.
"The idea is if you and your children need to get out for a drive and see the outside world, they can look for window displays in houses around town."
She said the game may turn into a "create something" to put in the front window.