It can be hard to keep the kids entertained when rain or cold weather keeps them indoors. However, staying indoors can be fun with the right activities for kids.
Here are some fun and exciting activities to keep the kids entertained indoors. If you’re looking for more ideas, check out Mommy Poppins Stay-At-Home Guide. They also have a Boredom Busters Guide that will inform you about new and fun indoor activities.
Baking cookies or making granola is a great way to keep busy. You can find recipes for easy and healthy treats that are perfect for anyone who is not a chef. Most can be made in just minutes and will be a big hit.
If you have little ones, you know they love lights and sounds. Pull out those toys on a rainy day. These imaginative playthings are perfect for kids and babies.
Make an Escape Room
You can also use an Escape Room kit for added fun. You can buy a downloadable kit to get started. It will be fun for the entire family.
You can make a batch of slime and challenge the kids to define the state of matter of the substance. This is fantastic for science-minded kids and parents.
Make a Scavenger Hunt
An indoor scavenger hunt is also fun to get the kids together. They might find some missing socks. That’s a big win all the way around.
You can do this with simple things like finding something blue. Leave a clue to find the next item, which might be a book with a duck in it.
Children will love using STEM-inspired toys and turning learning into play. For instance, you can have a building challenge using Magna-Tiles.
Listen to a Story
Get everyone together for a story podcast. There are a variety to choose from that will be fun for everyone.
Have a Parade
Playing marching band is a great way to spend quality fun time with your kids. Before leading the parade through the living room, you can make the instruments from household items, pots, pans, and paper tubes.
It’s great to burn off some energy with an excellent indoor workout. Check YouTube for kid-friendly yoga or dance that will be good fun.