Phew! Who knew we’d ever be caught up in something called a polar vortex? We made it through this time and if it should happen again (or, if you loved laying around in your PJs so much you want more indoor-only days), here are 10 great indoor activities that’ll keep you warm and busy. Click through the slideshow to take a peek.

Photographer For A Day
Give your kiddo a quick tutorial on how to use your old digital camera (don’t hand over a prized camera unless your child can handle it responsibly), then tell him/her to go on a journey throughout the house to capture the world as they see it. You’ll be amazed at the photographs they snap through their pint-sized perspective. Upload the photos to your computer and have your child narrate them to you. You can spin this activity off into a bunch of different games including “photograph only red items,” “photograph things that start with the letter S,” and so on!

photo credit: simbiosic via creative commons flickr

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How do you beat cabin fever with your kids? Let us know your creative ways to keep your kiddos occupied when you’re all stuck inside.  

Written by: Beth Shea

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