Spending time inside at home is becoming a lot more common nowadays so it’s a good idea to have some fun indoor activities for kids ready to go. While it doesn’t mean that you have to go out and buy a bunch of stuff, it does mean that options are always a good thing when it comes to keeping your children active and engaged.
Below you’ll find a free printable that has a ton of great indoor activities that the kids are certain to love. You just might not hear them utter the words “I’m bored” ever again!
What are some ways for kids to have fun indoors?
This might not have been a hard thing a few months ago but when it feels like we’re all inside all of the time, it starts to get a little bit harder to think outside the box. These indoor activities are a great place to start but also just sit down and ask the kids what they want to do.
You might be surprised at how simple their wants are and it could provide them with entertainment and activity all day long.
Indoor Activities for Kids
Just because everyone is staying inside doesn’t mean that fun can’t be had. In fact, having fun indoors is really quite simple to do. Take a look around your house and rediscover all the things about it that you’ve missed!
What are simple and fun indoor activities for kids?
- Make bookmarks
- Choreograph a dance
- Write a poem
- Make fruit popsicles
- Write a letter to someone
- Play board games
- Make slime
- Create a secret language
- Make an obstacle course
- Have a tea party
And more! This is just the tip of the iceberg of all the fun indoor activities that the kids can do!
How about Teaching Them Life Skills
Just print out the free printable below to start all the fun.
Use this printable as a fun guide to give you ideas but let the kids be creative and think up their own as well. This is just a starter for fun ideas that are certain to have them laughing, playing, and being creative all day long.
Other inside activities to consider
Some other ideas that we like to do in our home are sock bowling, laundry basket “basketball”, and jump rope challenge. (see who can do the most jump rope jumps in a row without messing up)
See how fun it can be to be “stuck” inside?!
If these activities are a little bit too old for your children, check out these 100 Fun activities for under 7s
What are some other fun indoor activities for kids that you’ll be adding to the list?
Like these simple activities? Here are some more to check out:
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- 5 Fun Outdoor Activities for Parents and Kids This Weekend
- 15 Ways To Have Some Family Fun Outdoors
- Boredom Buster Ideas for Families