Indoor Activities To Keep Kids Busy In The Winter

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Posted on Dec 19 2014 - 1:00am by Jill
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Winter is here and that means there will be too many indoor days in the coming months! When it is too cold to play outside how do you keep kids entertained for weeks at a time? I rounded up some great ideas for Indoor Activities To Keep Kids Busy In The Winter that I think your kids will love!  

Indoor Activities To Keep Kids Busy In The Winter

 Get Active Indoors!

If they have energy to burn, you can make an indoor slide in a pinch. This will keep them busy and happy for a while!

Get the kids jumping, flying and swimming in this fun Jump Frog Jump Gross Motor Activity.

Balloon Tennis is a fun sport that will help the kids get their exercise and a dose of fun too!

With some easy to find accessories you can make a Pipe Wall for hours of kid friendly indoor fun.

A good old Tape Race will get the kids moving, burning off some energy and laughing!

This idea for Single Person Gross Motor Movement With Balls is perfect for when you only have one child stuck indoors.

There is just something addictive about bubble wrap! This Bubble Wrap Hop Game will have the kids hooked on hopping!

Get the kids jumping around with these great 10 Lords A Leaping Activities from 3 Dinosaurs

Cup Towers make a great way to have an indoor play session without any fancy supplies needed. 


Get Crafty Indoors!

Get Crafty


These Tie Dye Art Projects are really neat, plus they are not messy!

If you love to make Hand Print Art with the kids, you won’t want to miss any of the letter of the week handprints like this one for D is for Dog on Crystal and Comp.

This Edible Homemade Finger Paint idea looks like a lot of fun, with a little mess mixed in for good measure.

This Hand Print Art Newspaper Owl is owl-dorable! It would be a hoot to make this on an indoor day.

Making stained glass decorations for your windows is crafty, easy and a great fine motor activity! 


It’s Coloring Time!

coloring Pages

Snowflake Coloring Pages are a lovely way to spend a little time on a blustery day.

These ABC Coloring Pages are perfect for kids learning their alphabet!

This coloring page is fun because it creates 2 fun 3d buildings!

The Pet Shop Coloring Pack features a lot of great coloring options, mixed in with learning fun! 


Do you have a go to indoor activity to keep your kids busy? Please tell me about it in a comment!

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  • Thanks for including 3 Dinosaurs!

  • We do the slide often during the winter. We also play hot lava, it gets the kids to jumping and screaming like they were outdoors.