The snow has arrived in Vancouver, and while it’s beautiful to look at, it can make getting around a bit tricky. When the kids have a snow day and you’re looking for ways to keep them entertained indoors, there are plenty of fun activities to try right at home.
Indoor Activities to keep your kids busy during snow days
Baking and Decorating Cookies
Spend the day in the kitchen baking and decorating cookies with your kids. It’s a fun and delicious way to spend time together, and you can get creative with different shapes and decorations.
Here is a great recipe Coconut Almond Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies from Fraiche Living
Indoor Scavenger Hunt
Create a list of items for a scavenger hunt around the house. Kids can search for items like a red sock, a spoon, a book with a specific title, and so on. It’s a great way to keep them moving and engaged.
Build a Fort
Use blankets, pillows, and cushions to build a cozy fort in the living room. Kids can read books, play games, or even have a mini picnic inside the fort.
Arts and Crafts
Set up a crafting station with supplies like paper, markers, crayons, glue, and scissors. Let your kids’ creativity run wild as they make drawings, cards, or other crafts.
Pick a few of your family’s favorite movies and have a movie marathon day. Set up a cozy viewing area with blankets and pillows, pop some popcorn, and enjoy a day of cinematic fun.
Work on a jigsaw puzzle together as a family. Choose a puzzle with a picture that everyone likes, and spend time piecing it together.
Have a storytelling session where each family member takes turns making up a story. It’s a great way to encourage creativity and imagination.
Board Games and Card Games
Dust off your favorite board games and card games for a day of friendly competition. Whether it’s a classic game like Monopoly or a simple card game like Go Fish, games are a great way to have fun together.
Clear some space in the living room and have a dance party. Put on some upbeat music and let loose with your best dance moves.
When the snow is falling outside, these indoor activities are sure to keep your kids and family entertained and make for a memorable snow day at home.