Indoor Activities

Being stuck inside doesn't have to mean being bored. Check out our collection of things kids can do and make like homemade play dough, finger puppets, memory games, science experiments, and more.

12 Fun Alphabet Activities

Learning the alphabet is a blast with these crafts, activities, and toys.

15 Retro Fun Activities

Your kid will love exploring your fave old pastimes (so will you!).

8 Bathtub Activities

Your kids will love these splish-splashing bathtub games.

8 Cool Lights and Night-lights for Kids' Rooms

Light up your child's room and help banish nighttime jitters with these simply illuminating ideas.

5 Fun STEAM Projects with Curious Jane

These five projects from Curious Jane Magazine hit on all aspects of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).

Gardening With Kids: Plant an Odds-and-Ends Garden

With spring still weeks away, here's an easy way to get growing. Kids will love turning ordinary kitchen scraps into a windowsill gardening project. And who knows? It might even inspire them to eat more veggies.

Melinda Gates Shares Her Favorite Indoor Family Activities

Stay warm, have fun, and learn with the kids! Melinda Gates runs through some of her favorite science-focused indoor family activities for the colder winter months.

4 Indoor-Games to Stave Off Cabin Fever

These indoor activities are so much fun, your child will never know you had a hidden agenda. How's that for a game changer?

How to Introduce Art to Your Kids

Taking your child to an art museum? Whether it's the first or fifth time, learn how to maximize each museum visit to teach kids about art.

DIY Barnyard Set

Your kids will go hog wild for this barnyard set! It's chock-full of projects to pick and choose from--including quirky cork animals and a shoe-box barn with a working door--that'll keep them crafting (and playing!) for hours.

Activity Tips: Mia Plays Food

Toddler love to play "let's pretend" starting around one and a half years old and it's a good way for you to interact with your child. One popular game is sharing a meal and it helps to teach your child how to hand things to others.

6 Live-Action Disney Films in the Works

Now that we've seen the new "Beauty and the Beast," you can expect to also see these 6 Disney movies in splendid live-action form coming to theaters in the next few years.

Greeting Card Flower Pendant

Recycle a pretty card by turning it into a necklace or pin for someone special. Idea from FamilyFun magazine.

Random Acts of Art: Crafts to Add Fun to Your Neighborhood

Eight whimsical crafts that let you bring a little magic to your neighborhood.

Stretchy Band Exercises for Kids

Shape up and get active with the help of a simple homemade fabric band.

Fun Karate Exercises for Kids

Get active with these exercises designed to put the kick back in your family's workout.

19 Festive & Fun Hanukkah Crafts and Recipes

Celebrate all eight nights of the Festival of Lights with a different craft and recipe every day.

7 Ways to Encourage a Love of Reading

Simple strategies to inspire your kids to be lifelong readers.

Magic Show (and Tell)

Let a magician teach you how to wow 'em with these fun, easy-to-follow illusions.

Create Your Own Coloring Book: 9 Fun Coloring Pages!

Download our free printables to create your own mix-and-match coloring books.

The Art of Mischief: 6 Ways to Make Your House More Fun

Ideas for sparking creativity and fun in your home.

8 Apps for Kids That Inspire Creativity

Technology can be used for much more than just zoning out! These fun apps for children help get those creative juices flowing.

5 Ways to Make Special Food Memories With Your Kids

These are the moments--big and small--that your child will cherish.

Make a Dragging Noisemaker

Tie this tin can noisemaker to the back of your kid's bike, ride-on, or wagon.

Tumbling Tapeweed

Make a piece of recording tape tumble along an illustrated cowboy path. Idea from FamilyFun magazine.

Make a Quirky Crown

Metallic chenille stems make this kooky cap look like a fireworks display.