Cabin Fever Busters For Kids

We all know the feeling. The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder, and the kids are driving you crazy because they’re bored. But don’t worry – there are plenty of ways to beat cabin fever and keep your kids entertained. From arts and crafts to outdoor activities, we’ve got you covered. So read on for some fun ideas that will help you keep your sanity – and your family entertained – this winter.

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Make homemade pizzas: Let everyone make their own mini pizza with their favorite toppings. Not only is this a fun activity, but it's also a delicious way to beat cabin fever.

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Get Moving!

One of the best ways to fight cabin fever is to get up and get moving. Go for a walk, play tag, have a dance party – anything to get your heart pumping and those endorphins flowing. Not only will you feel better, but your kids will too. And who knows, you might even wear them out enough that they’ll take a nice long nap!

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Have a dance party: crank up the music and let loose! Dance around the living room like no one's watching (because they're not!). This is a great way to get some exercise when you can't go outside.

Get Creative!

Another great way to fight cabin fever is to tap into your creative side. Break out the coloring books and crayons, build a fort out of blankets and pillows, put on a puppet show – the sky’s the limit! Not only will you have fun, but you’ll also be giving your kids the opportunity to use their imaginations and express themselves. Here are some other great activities.

Build a fort: Get creative and build the biggest, best fort you can using blankets, chairs, and pillows. Then curl up inside with a good book or movie. Spread out a blanket on the floor and have a picnic right in your living room. Don't forget to include some of your favorite snacks and drinks!

Get Learning!

Just because you’re stuck inside doesn’t mean learning has to come to a standstill. There are tons of great educational activities you can do with your kids to help fight cabin fever. read stories together, do some simple science experiments, bake some cookies – there are endless possibilities! Not only will you be passing the time in a productive way, but you’ll also be helping your kids learn and grow.

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Make homemade ice cream: This is a delicious activity that everyone will enjoy. Just mix together some milk, sugar, vanilla extract, and salt in a jar, then put it in the freezer for an hour or two. Voila! Homemade ice cream! OR HOW ABOUT A Slushie Maker Cup, Magic Quick Frozen Smoothies Cup Cooling Cup Double Layer Squeeze Cup Slushy Maker, Homemade Ice Cream Maker DIY it for Children and Family