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Looking For a Fun Activity To Keep the Family occupied?

Bored at Home? Not sure what to do this weekend with your family? Here is a list of some creative ideas for when you’re bored with family, or kids and teens. These are great for inside on a rainy day, or during lockdown. Check out these 20 fun things to do at home.

What to do when bored at home?

If you’re feeling bored at home and looking for something fun to do, this list of creative ideas can give you a boost of inspiration.

A Scavenger Hunt around the House

Create some clues and distribute them around the home so one clue leads to another. Then place some treasure at the final destination.

Set up Tent in the living room

Grab blankets, chairs, and whatever else you can find and construct the ultimate tent in the living or playroom!

Have a Themed day or a costume party

Costumes aren’t just for Halloween! Get creative. Make it a themed costume party by choosing a time era or movie characters. it can be a lot of fun to get dressed up in a costume and have a party. Here are a few ideas to get you inspired: Superman, Zombie

Family Movie Night

 Turn your living room into a theater! Pop some popcorn and grab blankets. Bundle up together on the couch and show a few great movies the whole family will love.

Plan a Picnic

Plan a Picnic in your Garden or Inside home instead of having it outside, you can bring the picnic indoors.

Pretend you are in a Rock band

Have fun with your child playing instruments—you can even pretend to play a concert together. Play on a keyboard if you have one, create drums with pots and pans, find your child’s xylophone and bang out some notes, strum a guitar together, or just turn the container upside down and start making sounds with your hands or a wooden spoon.

Try new cooking skills

Dig through your kitchen cabinets and find weird combinations of ingredients and see who can come up with the best tasting dish! And don’t forget to shower the chef with compliments when you taste the finished product. 

WRITE A STORY TOGETHER

Theme Dinner Party

Create a theme to make it exciting, such as Mexican food or party appetizers. This can be a fun thing to do at home when you’re bored.

Paint or do arts and Craft Night at HOME

Instead of going out, you can have your own paint night at home. Just make sure to wear an apron to protect your clothes.

Start a Vegetable garden

Plant seeds and watch them grow into a beautiful garden. This can be a fun and educational experience for kids to plant seeds. 

Make an Obstacle course

Make a laser obstacle course in your hall with yarn or tape or use poodles and other things to create An obstacle course outside.

Have a board game night or Create your own board game

Check out the BEST Fun & Cheap Family Game Night Ideas & Board Games.

READ A BOOK TOGETHER

START A NEW HOBBY

Starting a new hobby always requires a lot of time and motivation. Whether you’ve always wanted to learn how to play the piano or master digital drawing. This is your time to get started and learn everything you can!

START A YOUTUBE CHANNEL

You don’t have to be famous to have a successful YouTube channel.

Write and perform a skit

Brings out your imagination more than writing and putting on a play!

Give yourself a Home Spa

Give yourself a facial, a foot soak, a hand mask, a hair treatment, or take an aromatherapy bubble bath. 

Mummy Wrap

This game can be played either individually or in teams of two, Give each Team Crepe paper or stack of toilet paper rolls and when the timer starts, they must try to wrap another player with the toilet paper from head to toe.

Rock painting

Painted rocks are fun for all ages! Learn how to paint rocks

 Interview your Parents or Grandparents

 Interview your parents or grandparents and write a personal essay about them as a present. How cool would this be?

Monsters in the Dark –  Play hide and go seek in the dark, at night. When the person seeking got close to the person hiding, the hiding person would jump up and scare the seeker! It is super fun but also would end up giggling. 

What family activities do you do when stuck indoors? What was your favorite from this list of things to do with kids? Comment below as I would love to hear from you.

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