Take a trip to the library to stock up on books: stories and crafts
Have a treasure hunt - could be a clean out in disguise (find 3 things for the trash. See #23)
Make your own board game
Write a letter to a distant cousin or grandparent
Put on a play
Visit a park - or two
Play store: collect things to “sell” and set up shop
Make a fort: blankets or boxes
Make puzzles from old calendar pages
Take a day trip to a museum, the beach, or a friend’s house
Bake cookies (or make a no-bake recipe)
Make a surprise sack (text me at 541-979-3722 and I'll send an easy "how to")
Write a book
Draw pictures to illustrate the book
Play a (group) board game
Practice secret codes
Play dress up - and take pictures
Do something nice for someone (One of their chores? Pull some weeds?)
Make play clay
Have an indoor picnic
Stay up late/have a pajama party
Have a backwards day: start with a bedtime story, then a snack, (rewind the day) and end with breakfast.
Have a clean your room day. Try to find 2 things you haven’t played with for a while, 3 things you’ve outgrown, 4 things to pass on, 5 things to throw away, 6 things to put away.
Take time to talk about what you want to do for Easter/Spring/this next month. Make some decorations
Have a race (doing chores, getting dressed, or crab-walking)
Do a crossword puzzle (print one or make your own)
Use some sidewalk chalk to write friendship notes on the sidewalk in front of your house.
Take flowers (or a handmade card) to a neighbor
Learn a new game
Make a coupon book and give it to someone in your family
Use the craft book you got at the library
Record someone reading a story. Use sound effects
Plan a party/play date
Draw plans for a garden or flower bed (real or fantasy)
Hide the rocks for someone else to find and enjoy
Add to a collection; take time to reorganize or refresh it
Learn how to do something new on YouTube: juggle, yodel or a magic trick?
Play with bubbles
Paint a picture
Make a paper chain to count down the days ‘til Easter, or vacation, or?
Ride bikes, skateboard, or play catch - get outside if the weather permits.
What about music? Listen, dance, or make your own
Roll some socks into balls and have an indoor snowball fight
Take a bubble bath - stay and play a while
Remember “Cootie catchers” ? Make a few and trade them with a friend.
Write a thank you note to someone who has been kind to you
Make popcorn and watch a movie together
Add your own ideas to this list