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Marwa Baghdadi 16 Mar 2020

The 10 Best Indoor Games For Quarantined Kids And Families

In an effort to make the next couple of…days? weeks? a little easier on Lebanese parents, we’ve compiled a list of simple, kid-friendly activities that will keep your kids entertained whether you’re stocked up on crafting supplies or not!

1. Stage an impromptu concert

Have the kids practice their favorite song or dance and then ask them to perform it in front of the family in a post-dinner talent show.

2. Plan a scavenger hunt

Layout some clues to hidden treasures around the house to keep kids busy. You can copy this one.

3. Have a board game night

A tried and true family favorite, getting a little competition for a few hours will keep boredom at bay.

4. Dig up some of those activity books

Have a few puzzles or coloring books laying around you usually reserve for family road trips? Now’s the time to break them out.

5. Decorate cardboard boxes

Let kids color or paint any leftover boxes you have laying around for hours of fun.

6. Print out coloring pages

Low on crafting supplies? No worries. There are plenty of free printable coloring pages online. Check out this one.

7. Put on a play

Have your kids create and perform their own creation. Don’t forget to dip into the costume box!

8. Stage a puppet show

Whether you already have puppets or need to make them from brown paper bags, it’s easy to get the kiddos involved in this hands-on activity.

9. Introduce your kids to yoga or meditation

A little zen during uncertain times goes a long way. Try this Trolls-inspired yoga video to help little ones feel relaxed.

10. Make a collage or vision board

Help children cut out photos and words from magazines or newspapers and stick them to a sturdy piece of paper. They can hang them up in their rooms once their creations are complete!