These fun and simple indoor activities for kids keep little ones happy and engaged on a rainy day. Try these great ideas when you need some peace and quiet to cook, work, or make a phone call without interruption!
When you’ve staying home with active kids, your house can feel like a circus 24/7! And while screens are the ever-present option for gaining a few minutes of peace, most of us strive to avoid using iPad games and cartoons repeatedly or for long stretches throughout the day.
That’s where these indoor activities for kids can come into play. These creative, engaging activities promote learning, fine motor development, and independent play. Most importantly, they’re lots of fun!
The activities shared here are just right for most toddler-to-preschool-aged kids. Enjoy!
10 Indoor Activities for Kids
Pipe Cleaner Activity from Hands On As We Grow
Rainbow Color Matching with Paint Chips from Modern Preschool
Pom Pom Push by Busy Toddler
Calming Lavender Play Dough by Super Healthy Kids
Cookie Sheet Magnetic Alphabet Match by Superheroes and Teacups
Animal Tape Rescue by Busy Toddler
Marshmallow Toothpick Shapes by Delia Creates
Learn Numbers by Parking Cars by B Inspired Mama
Mess Free Painting by Best Ideas for Kids
Montessori Spooning Exercise by Sugar Spice and Glitter
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