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.

Hardwood Hopscotch
Kids really miss going to parks and playgrounds when bad weather strikes, so bring some of the fun indoors via a hopscotch mat you can create in minutes. Using either construction paper or felt (depending on how long you want the mat to hold up!), write numbers on each square and tape them to a hard-surfaced floor in your home in the shape of a real hopscotch. Use buttons or beanbags instead of rocks to mark the numbered square to skip while playing. For another use, race toy cars across the room, in an attempt to make them land on certain predetermined numbers on the hopscotch mat.

ADVERTISEMENT

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

All images of copyright Beth Shea unless otherwise noted

For more fun indoor activities like these, click HERE

RELATED STORIES:

From Rainbow Soap to Edible Finger Paint: 9 Simple Projects That Delight

10 Fun Toys Made With Household Items