Due to Covid-19, many parents prefer to do indoor activities with kids rather than going out. It might sound boring at first, but there are actually a lot of indoor activities that can be done with your kids. The key is; creativity. Keep the Gadget Away from Kids When Indoor Afraid their children might be a gadget zombie from spending too much time at home, as an alternative, parents are starting to look for indoor activities that could be done together as entertainment to their children. Shockingly, there are actually lots of activities that could be done together at home and some of it will cost parents almost zero. All you need is a little bit of creativity and efforts. Six Fun Indoor Activities with Kids 1. Scavenger hunt This game is very simple and yet, it is very educative, entertaining and will surely drain your children for a good night sleep later. A little heads up; think of how fun treasure hunting is, this is not far from it. You may play this game individually, or you may also form a team if you have enough players a.k.a your children. First, you may start by picking up the theme. It could be alphabets, colours, numbers or any other that might be suitable for your environment. For example, if you have selected alphabets as a theme, you may ask your children to search the house and find one object that started with an \u2018A\u2019 such as an alarm clock and bring it to you. The first one to come with a correct item wins the round. Keep the round go for the next alphabets. You may twist the game by changing the mission to be more challenging such as to find an object that has alphabet B on the packaging. Try to add more adventure into the hunting. This is the time you could be creative! 2. Baking People might think baking is only for daughters. Sorry to break it for you, the culinary industry is actually dominated by men. Hence baking with children are not only teaching them life essential skills, but also a chance to introduce them to the occupational world. Who knows it could catch their interest that they would want to write \u2018chef\u2019 under \u2018your ambition\u2019 category when writing a biodata? Baking with children would be hard if you start from scratch. As an introduction, you may cheat by using premix that is available in many groceries mall. It is easier as you don\u2019t have to weigh every ingredient but you could still have the fun by doing the mixing and the most fun part is, decorating. This is the time your children would come with so many ideas. Some might decorate it with their favourite colours, some might want to draw their favourite cartoon or their favourite dinosaur. It surely will trigger their left brain! 3. Create greeting cards For children that love crafty activities, this is a perfect idea for them. Gather all the crafty tools that you have and ask them to create greeting cards for their grandparents or cousins. Let your children decide on the theme and ask them to write short messages after they finish creating their cards. Help them with words and grammar. Indirectly, this might improve their languages. You might want to ask them to write a short poem if they are big enough to understand it. Image credit: DIYprojects.com Once they are finished, there are two options that you could choose. It is either you help your children to post the card, or you may record them presenting and reading the card and send the videos to their grandparents or cousins via Whatsapp or any social networks that you and the other person are active. What a great way to be an indoor activity with your kids! 4. Create indoor obstacles using house items This activity might need effort and creativity from parents. However, it is suitable for younger kids that are active and looking for a channel to outlet their energy. You may start to create indoor obstacles using house items. As an idea, create a telematch by setting a mission to save a teddy bear. Starts by arranging 4 dining chairs in a row and ask them to move by climbing up and down every chair from one to another. Next, set another four push pillow in a zigzag and let them jump on it. Enhance their imagination by saying that there is lava on the floor and whoever touches the floor will be out and need to start over. Finish the telematch with them climbing the sofa and jump on the soft pillow to save the teddy bear. Record the timing and the one who could finish the game the fastest wins the round. You may continue to the next round with other obstacles. 5. Do the house chores together This is a game that is loved by mothers. It\u2019s cleaning time! Ask your children to clean the house together. Let them swipe, mop or wipe. It won\u2019t be perfect or as clean as you do, but they will definitely enjoy it especially when you are doing it together. To make it interesting, you may ask them to clean the porch together where they could be in charge of the water hose. Beat it, every kid love to play with water! You may ask them to wash the car too and they would say yes in a second. Kids with water are just clicked! 6. Hopscotch This traditional game has been played years by years. We played this game at the outside for years, now it is time to bring it home. For hopscotch to be an indoor activity with your kids, it is easier if you have tiles flooring. However, if you have other types of flooring, you may create the boxes yourself. Get a sellotape or chalk and design 10 hopscotch boxes on the floor and you may start jumping now. How easy is that? If you have forgotten the rules, allow us to refresh your memory. \tThrow the stone or any small object that about the size to square one. Make sure the stone is thrown inside the square. You may lose a chance if you throw it outside the square. \tIf you manage to secure square one, you may start jumping to all the boxes except for the first square that has your stone. You could only have one foot at a square and will lose your turn if you fail to balance. \tJump until you reach square 10 and turn back (still jumping with one foot) until and pick up your stone when you reach a box before the box of your marker. You may lean down but you still can't touch the floor with both feet. \tHop again until you reach the end. The purpose of this game is for the marker to reach all 10 boxes and the first one to complete it wins the game. There are many indoor activities that you could create for your little kids. Having a fun indoor time not only will kill the time, but also could strengthen the relationship among family members. All that you need is a little bit of creativity and efforts.