Finding something fun to do with your kids on a rainy day can be difficult. You can go visit the local museum or cinema, but what if the kiddos don’t feel like going out? Fortunately, there are lots of fun indoor activities that your kids will love. If you are out running out of ideas for fun indoor activities, then you have arrived the right place to get some inspiration. Today I am going to show you my top six best indoor activities.
#1 Laser Maze
If there is one thing that I learned during my days as a babysitter, then it has to be the fact that there is no better way for kids to spend their energy other than running around the house. However, running without a reason can get boring at times.
This is why you have to get creative with crepe paper and masking tape. These two items that cost less than $5 and you can use them to set up a laser maze in your hallway. Your kids will love feeling like spies in a Hollywood movie. To make things even more fun, you can tell them to play catch!
#2 Make a Blanket Fort
One of the fondest memories that I have from my childhood was when it started raining outside and my mother helped me build a blanket fort. This doesn’t take longer than ten minutes to set up and believe me, your kids are going to have a blast inside. You can also get a flashlight and make some funny shadow shapes such as a rabbit. However, the fastest way to turn a rainy day into the “most fun day ever” for your kids is to invite their best friends to have a sleepover in the fort.
#3 Board Games
The previous two activities are a blast for the kids, but what do you do if you want to get involved in the fun? This is where board games come in. There are lots of family board games that are fun to play. Although, this is not the only thing that board games do. They also help develop your kid’s cleverness while having a good laugh. If you don’t know which board games to pick for your family, then you might want to check out this guide.
#4 Play Hide and Seek
Even though playing hide and seek might not be as complicated to set up as creating a laser maze, it’s still super fun. If you have more than one kid, then playing hide and seek is the perfect indoor activity for your family. If you don’t, then you can simply call your neighbors and tell them to bring their kids over. What you should keep in mind is that even if the kids are not too difficult to find, you should still make a big fuss about how well they are hidden.
#5 Read a Children’s Book
Who says that reading books can’t be fun? Even if your kids are too small to read or they don’t want to, you can still turn reading into a fun family activity. Cuddle up in a blanket and start reading together a children’s book. If you want to make this fun activity something regular, then you can pick a lengthy series such as Harry Potter or the Chronicles of Narnia. Learning about the adventures of Harry Potter is going to teach them valuable lessons about life.
#6 Play Charades
The last indoor activity that I want to share with you is playing charades. This is one of the most fun games ever made and what’s great about it is the fact that your family is going to laugh a lot. Seeing their mommy or daddy pretend to sing is going to make the kids laugh harder than any cartoon! To top it all off, you don’t have to spend any of your hard-earned money to purchase charades because the game is also available as an app for smartphones.
These have been my top six best indoor activities with kids. I hope that I have inspired you to make these cold winter days more fun for your kids. If you are looking for more activities, then you can check out this article.
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