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7 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids and Families When It’s Snowing

7 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids and Families When It’s Snowing

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.

Movie Marathon

 A famly of four sitting on the couch eating popcorn watching a movie as an indoor activity for snow days.

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.

Puzzle Time

Little girl playing puzzle on a table as an indoor activity for snow days

Work on a jigsaw puzzle together as a family. Choose a puzzle with a picture that everyone likes, and spend time piecing it together.

Story Time

Dad sitting on a rocking chair reading a book to his son as a indoor activity for snow days

Have a storytelling session where each family member takes turns making up a story. It’s a great way to encourage creativity and imagination.

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Board Games and Card Games

A boy and a girl are on the bed playing a board game as this is an indoor actvitiy for snow days

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.

Dance Party

Mom sitting on her bed playing the ukelele and her daughter dancing on the bed as these are indoor activities to do while snowing

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.

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