10 Indoor Fun Activities for Kids in Winter

Kids love to play games, be it indoor or outdoor. In fact, they love playing so much that you can’t keep them away from games. Such is their propensity and desire for games and fun that they don’t care about the weather. But being a parent, you do. And that’s why when the condition becomes harsh outside during the winter times and schools go shut, you want kids to be safe inside at house.

You want them play games that are perfect for the weather and that keep them engaged, hooked and busy for hours. And that’s why you turn to indoor games for winter. You know options are endless, and the problem comes in choosing the best one/s. Worry not, this list will help you out.

Your kids can try some of these indoor games during their winter break:-


Treasure hunt  

Nothing keeps them as hooked as a game of Treasure Hunt. You can take the initiate and lay out rules. Just hide something somewhere in the house, give some clues and let it be found out.

Board Games

Board Games are just perfect to get a quality time for kids and let them boost their thinking capabilities. As options are plenty in the category, your kids won’t mind hooking up to them and letting the winter pass.


Kids love to make collage, or they love cutting pictures. Instruct them how to be specific and given them a theme. Just sit and let them do the job.



Let your kids paint and paint. Give them pencil and paper to design something, or fetch them colours and show their creative side. It’d be great if they go on painting dried leaves or trees inside the house.


Give you kids a plate, straw, some water and soap and let them make bubbles. Add some fun by turning this exercise competitive. You can reward those forming long-lasting or bigger bubbles.


Puzzle Games

Puzzles are a great way to let your kids have fun and give winter a big miss. You can either buy some puzzles or get them created to match the intellect level of the kids.

Card games

Card games are good to make the kids sit for hours and engage in harmless fun. You can join them to double their delights.

Making Paper Airplanes

Kids would love to make airplanes and let them fly inside the house. Give them some paper and just teach them once.

Soft hurdle jumping

You can stack your pillows and mattress in a way to create a hurdle. Let kids cross that and feel safe even if they land awkwardly.


You can get a small-size trampoline and fit it in the house. Let kids go on trampolining and having great fun for hours.


It’s obvious that kids will have no dearth of indoor games for winter. You only have to select the best ones and let them have a great time inside the house itself. Once you pick the right games, kids won’t feel venturing out, ever!

Ian Alam is a digital marketing enthusiast and has written many topics in the related field. He works with Jump In, which is counted among one of the Best Trampoline Park in the UK.

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