Fun Indoor Activities and Games for Any Age
You can only have too much of the outside, sometimes you just crave to stay indoors with your family. It could also be a rainy or a frosty day that going outside isn’t anywhere in the options. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to deal with a boring day coiled up on the couch or under the sheets. You can have as much fun indoors just as you can outdoors.
For this reason, here is a list of games and activities that can turn a boring and lazy day at home into the most fun-filled of the days. The best part, they are suitable for any age, so you can have everyone in the family join in on the fun.
Revamp your home
Everyone wants to live in a cozy place, so everyone will be eager to join in the revamping of the space. If the paint is chipping off, make use of your time indoors repainting the walls. Kids really enjoy picking colors especially for their rooms and playing around with paint. You can also decide to rearrange the furniture or hang artwork and pictures differently. You will all love the new and fresh look at the end of it all.
Gardening isn’t only fun, but fulfilling as well. Besides, indoor plants purify the air and calm the mind. You can opt for indoor plants to improve indoor aesthetics. You can also choose to start a vegetable garden so you can enjoy some fresh produce right out of your home.
If you are wondering whether your indoors have a perfect environment for growing crops, the invention of grow tents is at your rescue. These come in a flexible material fitted with fans and lights to create an optimal growing environment for plants indoors. You can also DIY a grow tent, which is another fun activity to enjoy with your family.
Have a fashion show
Don’t we fancy being on the runway? Well, you can have your own fashion show right in your home alone or with your kids. Let your kids try up your clothes and shoes, and parade them in the hallway for some pictures and videos. You can also try new combinations to see how different styles look on you. Decide on outfits for upcoming events with matching shoes and jewelry. This is a clever way to organize your closet, discover items that you had forgotten about, and get rid of those that you no longer use.
Play some brain teaser games
Brain teasers are a great way to pass time and refresh the mind while at it. They are also a great way to refine your problem-solving skills that come in handy in life. In addition, they are good at exercising the brain for your kids in a fun way. Get some crosswords, puzzles and word find and get down to solving them. You can find some from newspapers or on the internet. Make it a competition to increase the fun.
Enjoy some music
If you love music, listening to your favorite collection isn’t the only way to enjoy it. Why not try creating your own music. Get a pen and put your thoughts into a song, then record the song on your computer or smartphone. If that is too much for you, try singing and dancing along to your favorite music. You can take videos to share on social media, and just have fun with the comments. If you already have some background in music, you can opt for some more advanced music composition and production, by installing VST plugins for free, and leverage the versatile musical samples, themes, and other cool elements to make your own music.
Have an indoor picnic
Picnics aren’t only reserved for the beach, park, or the forest. You can have and enjoy a picnic right in your living room. Get out your picnic blanket and lay it down in the living room. You can add some throw pillows or seat cushions for extra comfort. If you have some plants indoors, you can set the picnic around them for that greenery feel.
Fill the picnic basket with food and drinks. Fruits, olives, nuts, and other snacks make a great choice for a picnic. You can also try out some new recipes such as prosciutto kebabs, bruschetta, marinated Bocconcini, or oven-roasted chicken. The list is endless. Just be sure to involve everyone in the planning and preparation to make it more fun.
If you want to have fun indoors, forget about catching up on chores or work. It is time to think creatively outside the box for activities that can leave you craving for more. Hopefully, the above list gives an idea of where to start.
“Tringa Bells is a physical therapist and loves everything related to exercising and outdoor activities. She loves spending time with her family, her friends and she loves traveling and coding. Her hobby is writing and she loves to express herself through words. On her free time, she loves to take care of kids and works as a nanny.”