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Indoor Activities for Kids

Kids Gardening

Cooking Classes

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my favorite activities around the house

  • Have each kid pick a topic they'd like to learn about and spend 30 mins each day on that topic 

  • Bake something every day 

  • Have each kid write a letter and/or emails to a different friend or family member each day  

  • Races of various kinds in the backyard (hopping on one foot, crabwalk, walking 

  • backwards, etc.) 

  • Learn the parts of plants/flowers & how they function (bonus if they learn the Latin names). 

  • Write a short story & illustrate it. 

  • Have the kids help with yardwork in between playing games outside

  • Board games + card games + puzzles

  • Legos

  • Learn how to sew

  • Card making/scrapbooking projects

  • Make forts 

  • Learn how to make a stuffed animal 

  • Zumba or Dance-along videos on YouTube 

  • Color coded different interesting places on a map and where you want to go

  • Scavenger hunts and indoor treasure hunts where they follow clues through the 

  • house to a "treasure" at the end (could be candy, a movie, whatever)

  • Make Slime + play dough

  • Team up and really clean and organize each kid's space, making a donation box for each.

  • Write a story cooperatively

  • Sidewalk chalk outside 

  • Popcorn + movie marathon 

  • Water play 

  • Make ice cream

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