10 Things To Do Inside While Staying Cool

August 15th, 2022 by

Happy mother and child dancing while they stay cool inside.

The dog days of summer have come to a close but the lingering heat may lead you to cling to your air conditioner a little while longer. If you have children, finding fun things to do while you stay cool inside is crucial to maintaining your sanity, so we found a list of fun activities to keep them occupied.

Activities to Burn Off Some Energy

When it’s cool enough to go outside you can let your little one rip and run until they’re ready to drop. However, doing the same thing in the confines of your home would probably result in several broken items. Thankfully, there are still activities you can do indoors that will help burn off some of their energy. Try a few of the ideas below the next time your kids are too energized to sit still.

  • Play hide-and-seek.
  • Have a dance party.
  • Perform a rock concert with your kids’ toy instruments.
  • Go to an indoor sports complex that has a pool.
  • Have a scavenger hunt.

Quiet Activities

Sometimes going out isn’t an option and the ruckus you make while playing can bother other members of your household. For those days, you’ll need to find quiet activities to do. They need to keep your child engaged and keep them from making too much noise. Here are a few ideas.

  • Have a tea party and start teaching them table manners in the process.
  • Create shadow puppets on the wall.
  • Play with Legos.
  • Play with playdough.
  • Put together a puppet show.

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Educational Activities

Having educational fun time with your children is important. It teaches them the joys of learning so that they don’t perceive education and enrichment as an unsavory pastime. So, here are a few activities that your children can enjoy while they’re young and continue to appreciate as they grow and learn.

  • Go to the library, learn how it works, and get familiar with the children’s section.
  • Go to a bookstore and pick a few books.
  • Read together.
  • Play a board game to help them develop critical thinking skills.
  • Play kitchen and teach them the fundamentals of cooking.

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