Looking for active indoor games for kids? We have a great big list of indoor active games that will be so much fun for kids of all ages. OIder children and younger children like toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten kids will love all of these active games.

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Whether you have older kids or younger kids there are indoor active games for everyone!

Active Indoor Games For Kids

During rainy or cold times of the year, there’s nothing more important than active indoor games for kids.

In my experience, kids don’t slow down for weather. So, my go-to list of active indoor games has to be ready at all times! You know the days when you’re stuck inside, and you need to keep kids moving and having fun….so that all of you can stay sane?!

Kids Activities Blog is thrilled to share with you our favorite active indoor games that will keep kids of all ages happy and entertained on the gloomiest of days!

Active Indoor Games

1. Get Moving With This Simple Game

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Let’s get moving and learn about our right and left!

Get kids learning and moving with this simple game to learn left from right. via Childhood 101

2. Learn Math Patterns With This Printable

Learn math patterns indoors with some chalk and this awesome printable. via Kids Activities Blog

3. Build A Tower With This Indoor STEM Activity

Build a tower with marshmallows and straws – kids won’t tire of this indoor STEM activity! via Kids Activities Blog 

4. Pool Noodle Javelin Game

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Practice your hand eye coordination with this pool noodle javelin game!

Pool noodles just got promoted to the best toy ever – you can make a pool noodle javelin game. Wait until you see it… via Therapy Fun Zone

5. Indoor Relay Race

Make an easy indoor relay with a scooter board that will get kids working on writing skills, too! via Growing Hands on Kids

6. Make A Giant Game Board With Chalk

Create a giant game board with chalk. via Kids Activities Blog 

More Active Indoor Games

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So many active games to choose from to keep your kids busy while inside!

7. Gunny Sack Races

Simplicity at it’s best – gunny sack races with something we all have in the house. via Meaningful Mama

8. Angry Bird Balloon Game

Love angry birds? Bring it to life with just a few balloons! via Kids Activities Blog

9. Indoor Tennis Game

Tennis just became a game you can play inside. We promise this version won’t break anything in the house. via Toddler Approved

10. Learn Shapes With This Indoor Game

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Learn shapes and move around with this indoor game.

Got tape? Learn shapes with this simple indoor game for kids who love to move. via Hands On As We Grow

11. Practice Juggling With Textured Balloon Balls

Get kids moving and practicing their coordination with these textured balloon balls – so so fun! via Kids Activities Blog 

12. Indoor DIY Bubble Machine

Think bubbles are just for outside? Nope! This DIY bubble machine is easy to set up and will get kids moving and popping bubbles! via Kids Activities Blog 

Make & Play – DIY Indoor Games

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We have so many great game ideas like diy checkers, paper dolls, and even marble run games!

13. Make Your Own Marble Run Game

Make your own marble run with a free printable that will get kids making their own hypotheses and observations while they play. via Buggy and Buddy

14. Plastic Bottle Zoom Ball Game

Grab your plastic water bottle and make your own zoom ball….so genius! via Therapy Fun Zone

15. Felt Tic Tac Toe Board Game

Make a felt tic-tac-toe board – kids will not only love making it, but playing with it, too! via Coloured Buttons

16. Racetrack LEGO Game

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Let’s race!

Build your own racetrack out of legos – we love that this indoor game can be played solo! via Frugal Fun for Boys

17. Adorable Car Wash Game

Even if it’s raining outside, you’ll never get wet with this adorable car wash game! You won’t believe how they made the cars…via Homegrown Friends

18. Foam Ball and Popsicle Stick Game

Get kids making their own indoor game with a foam ball and popsicle sticks – kids of all ages can get in on the fun! via Buggy and Buddy

19. Kid Made Ball Run

Grab your toilet paper rolls and watch your kids turn into engineers with this kid-made ball run. via Lemon Lime Adventures

20. Simple Checker Board Game

Have any superman or batman lovers in your house? Check out this simple checker board that kids can make on their own. via Crafts by Amanda

21. Indoor Games For Younger Kids

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There are so many fun activities you can do with stickers.

Collect stickers to get the youngest of kids playing indoor games. via The Inspired Treehouse

22. DIY Dinosaur Skeleton

Make your own dinosaur skeleton out of…well, you’ve got to see this one for yourself! via Your Modern Family

23. Kid Crafted Marble Run Game

Popsicle sticks, a box, and marbles are all you need to make these kid crafted marble runs. via Frugal Fun for Boys

24. DIY Race Track Game

You’ll need something unexpected from the bathroom to create this racetrack that only costs a dollar. via Your Modern Family

25. Magnetic Dress Up Doll Game

Make your own magnetic dress up dolls. My daughter wanted to make these the moment that she saw them! via Crafts by Amanda

26. DIY Rocket

Have you ever made a rocket? This one is safe to be inside and kids will love trying to make it on their own! via Kids Activities Blog

Indoor Obstacle Courses

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Want your child to move around more? Try an indoor obstacle course!

27. Indoor Obstacle Course Game

Have you heard of flag tape? Be sure to grab some because you can make an indoor obstacle course that will entertain kids of all ages. via Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

28. DIY Pick-Up Sticks Game

Keep takeout chopsticks for this DIY pick-up sticks game. via Craftulate

29. Super Mario Party Indoor Obstacle Course

You’ll want to bring this Super Mario party obstacle course indoors – it is sure to be a huge hit with kids! via Kids Activities Blog

30. Classic Indoor Obstacle Course For Kids Of All Ages

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Let’s set up an indoor obstacle course!

Keep it simple for kids of all ages with this classic indoor obstacle course. via Little Sprouts Learning

31. Imaginative Indoor Obstacle Course

Get kids using their imagination as they crawl through this indoor obstacle course via Kids Activities Blog 

32. Adorable Obstacle Course

Grab a buddy and a big shirt to start the most adorable partner obstacle course for kids. via Meaningful Mama

33. Make Your Own Skis

Love to ski but don’t want to get out in the snow? Make your own skis and build an obstacle course inside…you don’t want to miss this! via Plativities

34. Make Your Own Maze

Make a maze in your house with one simple thing – the options are endless! via Hands On As We Grow

After Dark – Indoor Games

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We have so many great glow in the dark indoor games and activities!

35. Glow In The Dark Tic Tac Toe Game

Grab all the glow sticks you can to make your own tic tac glow game – this game won’t disappoint! via Kids Activities Blog

36. Flashlight Alphabet Game

This flashlight alphabet game gets kids learning and moving after dark – kids will be begging to play this over and over. via Happily Ever Mom

37. DIY LEGO Lantern

Make a lego lantern and pretend to go camping inside your house. via Lalymom

38. Flashlight Games For Kids

Play flashlight games before the kids head to bed – be sure to have enough flashlights on hand! via Kids Activities Blog 

39. Glow In The Dark Shakers

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Let’s make music with these glowing egg shakers.

Make glow in the dark shakers to get kids moving. via Happily Ever Mom

40. Glow In The Dark Band

Or, start a glow in the dark band for kids to play long after the sun has gone down. via Happily Ever Mom

41. Shadow Puppet Theater

This shadow puppet theatre comes with free printables so you can start the show right now! via The Nerds Wife

42. Balloons and Glow Sticks Game

Balloons and glow sticks make for the easiest indoor games after dark. via Kids Activities Blog 

43. Treasure Scavenger Hunt Game

Do your kids love flashlights? This treasure scavenger hunt is sure to keep them playing and having fun! via Happily Ever Mom

44. DIY Glowing Light Saber

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Let’s make an epic glow in the dark light saber.

And, my personal favorite, make a glowing light saber for the ultimate night time battles. via Kids Activities Blog 

45. Fun Indoor Activities With An Activity Bag

Do hopscotch, race around, and try different activities with this popsicle stick activity bag. via Kids Activities Blog

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Which indoor active games are you going to try? Did we miss any?

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