If you want to try some exciting games to play indoor other than the usual games like chess, cards, ludo, snakes and ladder, then you can go through this list of 10 indoor game ideas to enjoy with your family during the lock-down.
10 Fun Activities for Kids
1. Indoor Scavenger Hunt Game
Try this classic game of scavenger hunt at home with your loved ones. The plus point of this game is it is inexpensive and can be played using stuff that is already available at home. All you need to do is list out a few ideas for scavenger hunt items and put some interesting clues such as a puzzle, analogy etc. to find the treasure. Also, don’t forget to end the game with a reward or a fun activity.
2. Morse Code Challenge
You can play and enjoy this game to the fullest by taking a short quiz of each family member by playing the sound. Also, you can increase the difficulty level after each stage so that the interest of the game is maintained till the end. Plus, you will also learn morse code without any extra effort.
3. Play Cushion Volleyball
If you want to play an indoor game that gives you a feeling of outdoor activity, then this game is for you. Enjoy this cushion volleyball game with your family and make sure you keep the rules the same as that of the original volleyball game to avoid any confusion. Instead of a cushion, you can also try balloon volleyball to have more fun.
4. Huckle, Buckle, Beanstalk
This game is very easy to play. For starting the game, one person needs to hide stuff such as a pencil, book, spoon, key or any toy in the room which is considered as a ‘play area’. After hiding, other family members need to find the stuff. And the one who finds it first will get the chance to hide that object in the next chance. And remember you need to wait for other members too for finding the object.
5. Play Charades
If you want to play an exciting guessing game, then try this multi-fun activity game. For this game, you need to have two teams. And you can start by giving a word, a movie name or a phrase to guess to the opponent team.
6. Try Crossword Puzzle
A crossword puzzle is a classic game to try on. To start this game with the whole family, you need to make sure that there are enough puzzles so as to occupy you at-least for an hour. Keep the game level moderate so that the kids are also able to solve the puzzles and enjoy the game.
7. Sudoku Challenge
You can also try a game like a sudoku challenge in which the same sudoku is given to solve to all family members. In this game, give a time limit for each sudoku and those who are able to solve it in stipulated time get the score in that round. In this way, you can play this game for 8 to 9 rounds. And one who scores the highest is the winner.
8. Thumb Wrestle
No doubt, this popular game is known to one and all. And is super easy to play by just using your thumb for wrestling with the opponent. Make some rules to make this game more interesting and divide matches into 8 to 9 rounds. The only disadvantage is only two persons can play at a time. But there is a solution to this, family members can play this game in a pair of 2 simultaneously. So, enjoy this small wrestling fight at home.
9. Bingo Game
If you are tired of playing the usual indoor games, then you can try the bingo game or Tambola. The plus point of this game is it is suitable for all age group of people. In this game, you need to strike the number that is being called by the host. The one who strikes the whole row first is the winner in the game.
10. Play Hopscotch at home
Hopscotch game is all about fun and healthy exercise for the body. To start this game, you need to draw the hopscotch design indoor. So, start the game by throwing a flat stone piece in a square and hop through the squares.