Indoor Activities for Kids

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Kids activities! We live in a tiny apartment. We need indoor activities!

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5 best offline coding games for kids that teach programming skills, logic, planing and critical thinking techniques needed for learning how to code. Preschool Learning Activities, Steam Activities, Kindergarten Lessons, Toddler Activities, Teaching Kids, Teaching Programs, Learn Programming, Coding For Kids, Best Children Books

5 Coding Games for Kids to Play Offline

5 best offline coding games for kids that teach programming skills, logic, planing and critical thinking techniques needed for learning how to code.

A super simple balloon pop activity to practice spelling your name with an exciting spin! Let's face it, what kid doesn't like balloons? Mine sure do!

Balloon Pop Activity for Exciting Spell Your Name Fun | HOAWG

A super simple balloon pop activity to practice spelling your name with an exciting spin! Let's face it, what kid doesn't like balloons? Mine sure do!

There are so many great gross motor ideas for practicing social distancing included in the post.  I love how there is no equipment necessary and the kids can still interact safely from a distance!  These ideas are great for recess, physical therapists, occupational therapists, gym teachers and parents!

Social Distancing Gross Motor Activities | Pink Oatmeal

Several different ideas for social distancing gross motor activities that you can do with kids safely. These activities also include no shared equipment.

Fun geography activities and ideas for kids. Ditch the flash cards and boring quizzes. Teach kids about the world with these fun ways for kids to learn geography including games, puzzles, books food! Geography Games For Kids, World Geography Games, Geography Activities, Geography Lessons, Social Studies Activities, Kids Learning Activities, Kindergarten Activities, Science Activities, Teaching Kids

Fun Ways to Learn Geography

Ditch the flash cards and boring quizzes. Teach kids about the world with these fun ways for kids to learn geography including games, puzzles, books & food!

Paper cup music crafts for kids. Make a paper cup shaker, guitar, drum and chicken noise maker – full tutorial over on the blog! This is a great STEM project for kids which you could also turn into a STEM challenge by giving kids the materials and seeing what they can create on their own #STEMcraft #STEAM #papercup #papercupcrafts #musiccrafts #Kidscrafts #kidsactivities #diytoys #playmatters #craftsforkids #funkidscrafts

paper cup STEM project

Four fun and easy paper cup music crafts kids can make. This is a fun STEM activity using simple materials which you could even turn into a STEM challenge

Are your teens bored and spending all their time on their phones? Give them this creative activity! Activities For Teens, Creative Activities, Tween

The Best Idea for Bored Teens

The best subscription box for teens offers thoughtful, brain-boosting science and design based projects that will engage teens 14+ to get off their phones!

Score! Get moving and having fun with this super simple indoor hall hockey activity. It's super easy to set-up this new way to play hockey at home.

Indoor Hockey Activity Easy for Kids to Play at Home | HOAWG

Score! Get moving and having fun with this super simple indoor hall hockey activity. It's super easy to set-up this new way to play hockey at home.

Make your own escape room for kids. Set up clues to make an escape room for a kids party or a play date.   #escaperoom #kids #kidsescaperoom #kidsactivities Indoor Activities For Kids, Kids Learning Activities, Sensory Activities, Fun Learning, Escape Room For Kids, School Library Lessons, Escape Room Challenge, Train Up A Child, Activity Board

How to Make an Escape Room Activity for Kids

Escape Rooms are a very popular thing right now. I decided to make one at home for my kids to try and it was so much fun. Here's how to make your own escape room challenge for kids:

Chess has many benefits for a child’s brain. Explore the many benefits of chess for kids. Executive functions (cognitive control) are greatly improved during the time in brain development when it is needed the most. #chess #chessforkids #executivefunctions #logic #teachingkids #raisingkids #parenting #kidsgames #boardgames #dadsuggests Family Board Games, Board Games For Kids, Chess For Children, Teaching Kids, Kids Learning, List Of Skills, Effective Learning, Executive Functioning, Learning Activities

The Benefits of Teaching Chess to Children | Dad Suggests

These are the benefits of teaching chess to kids. Chess is very good for a child’s brain. Playing chess strengthens their executive functions (cognitive control) at a time in their development when they need it the most, and when it can make the biggest impact on the rest of their lives. Read More

Try one of these family fun activities with your kids next time your stuck at home. Weather bad? No problem! All ideas to keep kids busy can be done inside.  #familytime #bored #indooractivities Indoor Activities For Kids, Activities To Do, Summer Activities, Toddler Activities, Forever Memories, All About Mom, Kids Laughing, Indoor Play, Family Night

Stuck at Home? Fix Kid's Boredom

Whether you are stuck at home with nothing to do or just looking for ways to reduce your kid's electronic time, here are five fun activities to enjoy with your family.

An awesome set of task cards that incorporate different ways of jumping and using the trampoline!  Use these to create stations, home programs, sensory or motor programs and more.  These are great for the classroom, physical therapy, occupational therapy and more! Fun Games For Kids, Indoor Activities For Kids, Infant Activities, Preschool Activities, Occupational Therapy Activities, Physical Therapy, Hand Therapy, Speech Therapy, Yoga For Kids

Jumping and Trampoline Task Cards

Get jumping and trampoline task cards. Feel confident that you have fantastic and hard to find jumping and trampoline that you can use on a regular basis and for your programming! Downloadable PDF file. See more details and videos below!

If you are looking for educational screentime for kids, check out these TV shows based on children's books! Popular Book Series, Popular Books, Indoor Activities For Kids, Book Activities, Children's Books, Good Books, Fun Group, Best Children Books, Boredom Busters

TV Shows Based on Children's Books | Babies to Bookworms

Babies to Bookworms offers recommendations for TV shows based on children's books that your book loving kids will love!

Here’s how to be the best grandparent ever! 12 super fun activities for grandparents and grandchildren. Art, music, science, nature, cooking and more—these activities will forge a bond of love between grandparents and grandchildren that will last forever! #grandparents #grandchildren #activitiesfor #dayactivities #daycrafts #howtobethebest #mykidshavethebest Water Games For Kids, Indoor Activities For Kids, Creative Activities, Science For Kids, Preschool Activities, Crafts For Kids, Science Nature, Kids Educational Crafts, Science Crafts

12 Fun Activities for Grandkids & Grandparents

Here are some of the best activities for grandparents and grandchildren to do together to create lasting fun & educational memories.

Trominoes: Mathematical Puzzles for Kids Trominoes: Mathematical Puzzles for Kids,Science/STEM/STEAM Trominoes is a fun pen and paper game that also functions as a mathematical brain teaser puzzle for kids. Brain Teaser Games, Brain Teaser Puzzles, Pen And Paper Games, Paper Games For Kids, Family Game Night, Night Kids, Night Couple, Printable Puzzles For Kids, Free Printable

Trominoes: Mathematical Puzzles for Kids

Adaptation of the trominoes puzzle brain teaser into a two person game for kids to play. Teaches strategy and mathematical concepts.

How do you pick the best time of day for messy play activities with your kid? This blog post lists 4 things to consider when choosing when to do sensory play. These tips & tricks will help you and your child enjoy messy play together. #messyplaykits Indoor Activities For Kids, Creative Activities, Toddler Activities, Sensory Toys, Sensory Activities, Messy Play, Play Based Learning, Science Kits, Toddler Books

The Best Time for Messy Play

When IS the best time for messy play? There's a little part of me that wants to say, “Any time!” But the truth is that some times are definitely better suited to messy play than others. While the specific time and date will vary depending on your unique situation, I have some tips for how you can pick the best time

Messy play is more successful when there are rules and clear boundaries involved. This resource contains 3 types of boundaries parents can set to make sensory activities successful and fun for both the kids and adults. #messyplaykits Indoor Activities For Kids, Sensory Activities, Sensory Play, Play Based Learning, Fun Learning, Appropriate Behavior, Setting Boundaries, Messy Play, Science Kits

Setting Boundaries for Better Play

Educators, parents, and child experts know that kids need boundaries to feel happy and secure. Good boundaries also make activities more enjoyable for adults! So don't be afraid to set clear boundaries around messy play & sensory play. Read on for some areas where boundaries will help your messy play be more successful!

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