When kids are outdoors, they can do a lot of things for fun yet this can’t be done all the time. Weather conditions change and during a bad one, kids need to stay inside the house. In a case like this where they don’t have anything to do, they most likely get bored. Kids are somewhat different from elders because they need to do something in order to use their energy. This is far different from elders because they can have fun just by reading books and such. In order for kids to stay entertained while inside the house, indoor games can be played. As parents, you can even join them as a way of bonding with the kids. Here are some of the indoor games.
It has been a tradition for families to play board games at times that kids can’t play outside. Examples of indoor games are the following: scrabble, monopoly, snakes and ladders, checkers, chess, and the likes. These games can really be fun given that the kids can easily understand the instructions for playing. You can even set some other rules to make the game more fun. Other than this, you can even choose to play a cornhole game. This will not be difficult to play because there are also all-weather cornhole boards that are readily available.
Another game that can be fun is pretend play which can be entertaining especially for preschoolers. Even if you are teaching in school or at home, you can play this with kids. As the name says it, this game will let the players pretend to be another person or what they want to be. Say, they can be a doctor or a nurse, or even other person. This is entertaining in a way. Not only is it entertaining; kids can also express what they feel through this.
There are still other games that can be played indoors, at the same time, entertaining. Construction toys such as LEGO is one. You can let your kids use their creativity to come up with a certain design. You can even give a prize to the best design to make it more fun. Building card towers can also be another game which can turn out quite entertaining. This game will let you and other members of the family to have cooperation and strategy so that the cards will not fall. To make it more fun, make it a group competition and the winner will have a certain prize. By doing this, everyone will be more interested in playing the game.
You might think that hide and seek can be played only outdoors but it can also be played indoors. This is given that you have a wide space inside the house. It is a great game outdoors and can also be great indoors. To make the game more fun, rules can be added.
There are a lot of games that can be played indoors to keep your kids entertained. The only thing you need to have is a creative mind to come up with new rules and even provide prizes to make the game more interesting.