Have an idea for an indoor game? To make the day fun & energetic, we have compiled a list of the most compelling games in which you and your kids can compete.

1. Atoms

This game is called The Atom Game. Children run around the gym in all sorts of directions. The teacher calls out “Atom” and a number. Which ever number is called, the children have to get into groups of that number. For example, the teacher calls “Atom 6” and children get into groups of 6. Those left out of a group, are out.

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2. A-Ball

This is a traditional indoor game that is always a big hit with kids. Here you can either team up or play as individuals. There are 3 balls and a set of paddles. There are no winners or losers, but you can score by just emptying the ball from the bowl.

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3. Stepping Castle

A fun game for 1-4 players: Play with counters and dice. Choose sound/spelling focus. Write words in the stones. Roll the dice and take in turns to play. Players read aloud the words that they land on at the end of each turn and follow the direction arrows if they land on them.

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4. Littlest Pet Shop

This is a popular indoor game among all children. It’s suitable for children aged six and above. The object of the game is to get all the Pets, including Spooky, Blooper, Sparkly, and Wiggly, into your Pet Shop without your Pet Shop being eliminated.

 

5. Lollipop Hoop

It’s another indoor game that’s quite popular among all children. It’s suitable for children aged four and above and consists of three platforms of varying heights, all suspended from the ceiling, with lollipops scattered at varying heights. The aim of the game is to get as many lollipops as you can and hang on to them.

 

6. Thumb Wrestling

This is a popular indoor game that involves being tied to a chair. A player is tied to the chair, with their thumbs and index fingers interlocked in a white rubber glove. Then a partner comes into the room and stands on the opposite side of the chair, facing the chair. The first player to win the round gets to untie their partner. This is a popular indoor game that’s suitable for children aged eight and above.

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7. Lego Castle

The aim of the game is to clear the castle of all the Lego blocks and to clear the city of all the blocks. This is a popular indoor game that’s suitable for children aged eight and above.

 

8. Legos Make A Boat

This is another popular indoor game which is suitable for children aged eight and above. The aim of the game is to build the largest boat out of Lego bricks. This is another indoor game that’s suitable for children aged eight and above.

 

9. Large Seasonal Tic-Tac-Toe

Adapt tic-tac-toe to play at different seasons and holidays. Take a large piece of poster board and draw the tic-tac-toe lines on it and laminate if possible. FOR WINTER…

Make winter shape templates of mittens and hats…or snowballs and snowmen.

Cut out the shapes (laminate if possible) and play as usual.

 

10. Hot Potato Squeeze

This is another indoor game suitable for children aged eight and above. You’ll need three table tennis balls and a stand with a retractable handle which you should stand on to hold the balls. Each team starts with three balls and a partner.

 

The first player takes one ball and then passes it to the other player. When that player gives the ball back to the first player, the first player is now the receiver and has to pass the ball to their partner. Then the receiver then passes the ball back to the first player.

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11. Rock Paper Scissors

This is another popular indoor game which is suitable for children aged eight and above. The aim is to win the Rock-Paper-Scissors game. You’ll need two dice and some paper.

 

One team rolls the dice, the other team chooses a paper from a stack and holds it up. When they are ready to make a decision, the person who has rolled the dice decides a die from the stack and the other decides a paper. If they both want the same die, then it’s heads up, if they both want the other’s die, it’s tails down. This is another popular indoor game which is suitable for children aged eight and above.