Top 5 Games for Kids to Play Indoors

Top 5 Games for Kids to Play Indoors

Playing in the park, spending time on the swings, or just frolicking in the grass with friends—childhood is filled with joyful moments. 

But, sometimes, kids miss out on playing outside due to various reasons, ranging from bad weather to seasonal allergies. 

So what do you do when the kids cannot leave home?

Rather than letting them be glued to computers or TV screens, you can use interactive and fun games to play indoors. The best part is that such games can be enjoyed by everyone, helping you turn a simple evening into a family game night!

Five indoor games that your children will enjoy and learn from include:

1. Mudpuppy Tangram Race (Recommended ages: 6-99 years)

Mudpuppy Tangram Race

An exciting game for kids to play indoors, Tangram Race by Mudpuppy won the Tillywig Brain Child Award. Inspired by a classic Chinese game, it is based on geometric designs. Children learn shapes, logic, and spatial relationships while racing to finish the design with 30 challenge cards. Printed using non–toxic, soy-based inks and made with recycled paper, this game encourages the competitive spirit in your little ones.

2. Melissa & Doug Suspend Family Game (Recommended ages: 8+ years)

Melissa & Doug Suspend

24 game rods, four frame rods, a wooden base, and one wooden connector—this kids’ game may seem like a piece of cake, but it is challenging as well. Kids must use all these components to build a tricky and balanced structure with a tabletop stand as the base. In addition to improving hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills, Suspend Family Game can keep your family entertained for hours.

3. Educational Insights The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game (Recommended ages: 3+ years)

Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game

This game is about squirrels and their preferred food: yummy acorns! Kids need to turn the spinner, pick up the matching acorn by using the Squirrel Squeezer, and place it in their log. The first to gather five acorns wins! The game teaches concentration, color recognition, and strategic thinking. Owing to its simplicity, this children’s game won Learning Magazine's Teacher's Choice Awards 2018, Parents' Choice Award 2011, and many other accolades.

4. Math for Love—Prime Climb (Recommended ages: 10+ years)

Math for Love Prime Climb

Your kids learn a lot in school, but they often grasp lessons quicker while playing games. Some of the best fun games for kids are dynamic and creative. Prime Climb by Math for Love is an innovative way to teach the basic principles of mathematics, focusing on prime numbers, multiplication, and division. Kids need to roll the dice and complete a series of calculations to reach the center of the board before the other players do!

5. PolarB Block Tower (Recommended ages: 3+ years)

PolarB Block Tower

A simple stacking game, PolarB Block Tower comprises 54 small blocks, two dice, and a polar bear block that goes on the top of the tower. This game gets children to put on their thinking caps. Once the tumble tower is built, they must roll the colored dice, remove a block of the same color from the bottom of the tower, and place it on the top. This can be repeated until the tower tumbles down!

Indoor games are truly exciting, but the real fun lies in sparking the creative, curious, and imaginative side in your little ones!

Choose from the wide range of handpicked indoor games by Toyzees and prepare for a fun-filled family day!

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