Quiet Indoor Activities for Kids to Wind Down

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Build a DIY Tent to Read In *

Have you kids put together a DIY tent to relax and read in. If you are looking for tent ideas, we love this list for inspiration!

 

Try These Sponge Blocks

These easy-to-make sponge blocks are a quiet alternative to traditional building blocks.

 

Put Together “Busy Bags” *

This is a great way to keep your kids occupied while you sleep in on a weekend or get some work done in the afternoon. Check out these totally unique ideas from Powerful Mothering. 

 

Create Quiet Time Boxes *

Similarly, these quiet time boxes filled with coloring supplies, toy animals, and other supplies, are an excellent way to keep your toddler entertained when they just don’t want to take a nap!

 

Introduce Your Kids to Yoga *

This is the perfect way to help your kids wind down after a long day of fun in the sun. Not sure where to start? Check out these easy yoga poses for children.

 

Do Some Old-Fashioned Coloring

Coloring is an easy way to help kids fit in some quiet time in the midst of our always-on-the-go culture! 

 

Enjoy a Puzzles & Pajamas Picnic

This is such a sweet way to help kids relax after a busy day! All you need is some puzzles, pajamas, and your kid’s favorite snacks.

 

Set up Your Very Own Drive-In Theater

Your kids are going to love this one-of-a-kind movie viewing idea! The best part is, you can first focus on making DIY cars out of cardboard box and then sit back and relax while your children enjoy the fruits of their labor.