100+ Indoor Activities for Kids

Here is a GIGANTIC list of the best indoor activities for kids. Turn those dreaded rainy or snowy days to the most memorable!

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


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


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


Author: Mandisa Watts

Hello! I'm Mandisa, I'm the founder of Happy Toddler Playtime and author of Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids, The Big Riddle Book for Kids and Super STEAM Activity Book. I'm also the TV host and producer of Curious Crafting (nominated for Best Live Action Preschool Series in April 2023). I share fun and easy kids crafts, sensory, learning and STEAM activity ideas for busy parents, caregivers and teachers. I also share fun riddles for kids!

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