Don’t let the cold winter season spoil your fun! Gather the friends and host an indoor playdate. Keep reading to find out fun indoor playdate ideas including the best games kids love to play!
Indoor Winter Playdate Ideas – Begin with Board Games
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Fun board games to play indoors
Get ready to have a REEL-y good time when you play Shark Bite! Place the fun and colorful sea creatures into the game unit with a snap, and grab your friends to start playing. Players take turns rolling the die and fishing for the sea creatures using the fishing rods. But watch out – you never know when the shark is going to bite! This battery-free game will have kids hooked at first bite! Made by the o-FISH-cial creators of Let’s Go Fishin’. Includes 1 hungry shark, 12 colorful sea creatures, 1 fishing rod, 1 die, 1 sticker sheet, and complete easy-to-follow instructions.
Players take turns rolling the die and fishing for the colorful sea creatures using the fishing rod
Giggle Wiggle is a cute caterpillar with several hands to spare. You and your friends will quickly race to the top by placing your colored marbles starting from the bottom row of his hands all the way up to the top as he wiggles to the fun music. He will try to knock your marbles off as you are playing, but if he does… just pick them up and keep on racing! The first player to get all their marbles on in a row WINS! For two to four players, ages 4 and up.
Players race to place their colored marbles from the caterpillar’s bottom row of hands all the way to the top as he wiggles and giggles to the music The game requires batteries!
Pop the Pig
Pop the Pig® is an international preschool classic that is adored by millions of children. Kids love the suspense as they watch his belly grow; the player who makes his belly burst loses the game. Children can quickly reset this pig game with one pump of the pig’s head and experience consistent belly busting game-play each and every time
Players take turns rolling the die, feeding the pig, and pushing down on his head
Each pump makes his belly grow bigger, bigger, and bigger until…POP!
Teaches numbers, colors, and counting
Catch the Fox
Uh oh – the Fox is in the hen house! This greedy fox is snapping up the chickens and stuffing them into his pockets. But when there are too many chickens, his pants will fall down and the chickens will escape! Roll the die to see how many chickens to add into the fox’s pockets, and push his head one time. Before you know it, the fox will lose his pants and the chickens will roll everywhere!
Rescue the chickens and return them to your chicken coop. Be the first player to fill up your coop to win! Can you catch the fox?
Players put the chickens in Fox’s pockets and press down on his head – you never know when his pants will disappear, sending the chickens scurrying! Shop Catch the Fox now.
Everyone’s favorite pup is back, Doogie Do is back with a new and improved look! Feed your doggie, and squeeze the leash. After he makes his gassy sounds – plop! If you are the player who cleaned up the doo, you get a fart token. The player who has the most tokens at the end of the game wins!
Feed your cute doggie, and squeeze the leash until…plop!
In addition to the games, we served snacks, refreshments and had an area in the living room for the babies to play. Meanwhile, the moms got to catch up and have adult conversations! The entire playdate was a win for
Coming up with unique indoor playdate ideas can be challenging, but I hope this guide has helped spark some fun ideas for your indoor playdates.
What fun playdate ideas do you have to keep your kids entertained in a fun way?