Coronavirus (COVID-19): Keeping the children entertained at home

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Keeping the children entertained at home

It’s been an incredibly challenging time for everyone during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Many parents have been looking for ideas and ways to keep their children entertained and let’s not forget birthdays and other celebrations! However thinking of ‘how to keep the children entertained?’ in a safe way makes things a lot more tricky, especially in times of uncertainty.

WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THE TRANSMISSION OF CORONAVIRUS?

The main route of transmission is from cough and sneeze droplets. These droplets fall on people in the vicinity and can be directly inhaled or picked up on the hands and transferred when someone touches their face.  How long any respiratory virus survives will depend on some factors for example:

  • What surface the virus is on
  • Whether it is exposed to sunlight
  • Differences in temperature and humidity
  • Exposure to cleaning products

Under most circumstances, the amount of infectious virus on any contaminated surfaces is likely to have decreased significantly by 24 hours, and even more so by 48 hours.

ARE YOU PUTTING YOUR CHILDREN AT RISK BY HIRING A BOUNCY CASTLE?

The coronavirus causing COVID-19 is a nasty bug, but like other members of the coronavirus family, it’s no match for good disinfecting products, health experts say “There are many bad things about the coronavirus, but there is one good thing: It is not very hardy,” said Dr. John Swartzberg, an expert on infectious diseases and a professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health. “It is easily destroyed by most disinfectants.”

WHAT MEASURES WE HAVE PUT IN PLACE

All equipment is disinfected before and after any booking.  Once the equipment is disinfected and cleaned it’s put into our safe storage for 7 days before being offered for hire again.  Gardens must have direct access for us to deliver and collect the equipment.  Rescheduled bookings should any member of households have symptoms or cases (no additional costs or extra charges)  With all of the above in mind, hiring a Bouncy castle is a great way to bring fun into your own home and keep the children entertained for a day or two. Jumping castles are a great form of exercise, enabling children to exert energy and get some fresh air. Booking a bouncy castle is only one click away:

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Keeping the children entertained at home
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Keeping children entertained during the Coronavirus pandemic. Last Minute Bouncy Castles are still providing inflatable for private residential homes in Hertfordshire and North London
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