It’s winter and we are all looking for indoor activities.
We rarely get enough snow to even make a snowman, but it does get icy, cold, and damp. Leaving the cozy fire and snuggly socks behind to venture out is often not at the top of the priority list!
Parent recommended indoor activity ideas for toddlers right up to tween years – What are your favorites?
35 Activities To Do Indoors When It’s Too Cold Or Wet To Go Anywhere!
I’m planning ahead and have gathered oodles of indoor activities inspiration, tried and giggle tested ideas from fellow parents, to keep my daughter and her friends happy and engaged indoors.
My Favorite Ideas
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- Toilet Roll Ninjas
No need to leave the house on those cold days – just grab a few toilet paper tubes and straws and watch the ninja fun begin. See how to make here on KidsActivitiesBlog
- Make Toilet Roll Owls
Some frugal crafty fun for winter afternoons and weekends. Everything you need to make will be found at home. See how easy they are to make on MollyMooCrafts
- Cardboard Hedgehog Ring Toss
Upcycle the Christmas gift boxes into this cuter than cute hedgehog ring toss game for hours of indoor play. See how to make on MollyMooCrafts
- Toilet Roll Minecraft
After just a simple 3-minute construction, your kids will be happily crafting their toilet roll minecraft creeper too. And everything you need is in the recycling bin! Perfect for indoor winter crafting with KidsActivitiesBlog
- Skiing at home with homemade skis
You don’t have to have snow outside your house or go to expensive ski resort to have a lot of fun skiing. It’s all about setting up the mood and imagination! Oh what fun! See how to make on Playtivities
Keep Warm With More Indoor Activities
And, of course, Kids Activities Blog coloring ideas and printables!
What are your favorite cold weather activities? Let us know in the comments!