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


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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