Here is a GIGANTIC list of the BEST indoor activities to do with your toddler or preschooler. Turn those super hot, dreaded rainy or snowy days when you are stuck inside into fun memorable days!
Have you ever tried doing a giant puzzle activity or a giant shape match or a giant painting activity with your kids? Well after taking a look at this list you will! This list is full of so many ideas it will become your go to guide for those days when you are stuck inside and are desperate to keep your little ones entertained and happy
To maximize your time, I have organized this amazing list into 5 sections:
- Boredom Busting Activities;
- Learning Activities;
- Sensory Activities;
- Art Activities; and
- Seasonal & Holiday Activities.
Boredom Busting Indoor Activities
Perform ‘magic’ in your kitchen with these Easy Science Experiments.
Play with Magnetic Tiles.
Play with Cars or Trucks.
Play with Dolls.
Play with Trains.
Play with Mega Bloks.
Make Silly Putty.
Do a science experiments with Balloons.
Play with Post-it Notes.
Make something with Cardboard.
Turn your Salad Spinner into the best toy.
Play or make something using Toilet Paper Rolls.
Play with Dinosaurs.
Take a fun Bath.
Play with Play Dough.
Play with Oobleck.
Get creative with Glue.
Make something or play with Pom Poms.
Play with Squeeze Pouch Caps.
Have an Indoor Picnic.
Have a Dance Party.
Make a Sensory Bin.
Build a Book Rainbow.
Make a DIY Ball Ramp.
Try a fun Brain Teaser.
How to Make a Giant Floor Maze for Kids By Craftivity Designs
Indoor Exercise Course by Mother Could
GIANT SLINGSHOT. INSTANT BOREDOM BUSTER – Playtivities
Cardboard Box Town – The Imagination Tree
Dinner Rescue Mission – Happy Toddler Playtime
Animal Line-up Kids Activity – Busy Toddler
Bread Painting: Edible Art – Happy Toddler Playtime
Make Bread in a Bag Recipe for Kids – Happy Toddler Playtime
Cutlery Sorting – Happy Toddler Playtime
DIY Flip Book for Toddlers – Happy Toddler Playtime
Indoor Learning Activities
Roll and Drop – Happy Toddler Playtime
Poke Your Name – Happy Toddler Playtime
Elmer the Elephant Sticky Wall – Happy Toddler Playtime
Leaf Counting Wands – Happy Toddler Playtime
Big Building Blocks: Toddler STEM Activity – Busy Toddler
Mystery Math – Happy Toddler Playtime
Giant Alphabet Puzzle Game – Happy Toddler Playtime
Dot Sticker Dinosaur – Happy Toddler Playtime
Dinner Plate Counting – Happy Toddler Playtime
Mega Blok Counting – Happy Toddler Playtime
Rain Drop Counting Sticky Wall – Happy Toddler Playtime
Unwrap the Names – Happy Toddler Playtime
Car Letters – Happy Toddler Playtime
Big Letter Dot It – Pocket of Preschool
Giant Shape Match Activity – Busy Toddler
Magnetic Tile Symmetry – Mama Papa Bubba
Giant Shape Painting – Happy Toddler Playtime
Big DIY Shapes Puzzle by Munchkins and Moms
Giant Dot & Boxes by Happy Toddler Playtime
Big Word Search Activity by Busy Toddler
Giant Color Sorting – Get Active While Learning Colors! by Chalk Academy
Tube Pattern Matching by Happy Toddler Playtime
Giant Pattern Blocks by I Can Teach My Child
Easy DIY Giant Dice by The Craft Train
Giant Tape Road – My Bored Toddler
Big Alphabet Memory Game by Frugal Fun 4 Boys
Indoor Sensory Activities
Cool Giant Water Beads by Teaching Mama
Giant Sensory Lagoon by Two Daloo
Giant Rice Pool Sensory by Busy Toddler
Big Colout Themed Sensory Tub by The Imagination Tree
Colorful Giant Couscous Sensory Bin by Crafty Morning
Indoor Art Activities
Make a Farm – Happy Toddler Playtime
Giant Nail Salon by Happy Toddler Playtime
Giant Doll Decorating – Happy Toddler Playtime
Sock Hand Painting – Happy Toddler Playtime
Paint the Horses – Happy Toddler Playtime
Giant Sticky Collage by Mamapapabubba
Body Paint Process Art by Busy Toddler
Giant Flower Collage by Crafty Kids at Home
Giant Cardboard Flower by Make-It-Your-Own
CREATE GIANT KID SIZE SPIROGRAPH DRAWINGS by Hello Wonderful
Large Scale Cardboard Painting – Mama.Papa.Bubba
Giant Canvas Toddler Art by Busy Toddler
Giant Earth Day Art by Happy Toddler Playtime
$1 Giant Dry Erase Mat by I Heart Crafty Things
Giant Crayon by Homegroan Friends
Colorful Giant Painting by Busy Toddler
Seasonal & Holiday Indoor Activities
Build a Giant Snowman Buddy by Toddler Approved
Fun Giant Alphabet Heart Matching Game by Toddler Approved
Giant Easter Egg Painting by Happy Toddler Playtime
Giant Toilet Paper Mummy by Happy Toddler Playtime
Colorful Watercolor Fall Leaves for Kids by Toddler Approved
Make Giant Gingerbread People by Toddler Approved
Giant Gingerbread Girl by Happy Toddler Playtime
Giant Christmas Bauble Painting by Happy Toddler Playtime