Keeping kids busy inside - Screen free.

When it's stinking hot, the baby is asleep, or the smoke is too thick, inside is the place to be.

Sometimes you just can't get the kids outside to play, but you really don't want them to be on the technology again!  I get it.  Technology is so easy. 

Here are some other easy ideas...

Screen free | Kids Activities | lucas loves cars



Free Printables

Have you seen the free printables that we have?  As easy as printing them out and it will keep them busy for an afternoon.

Colour matching, drawing and lots of ideas too.

Free Printables | car Toys | Screen free kids activities  |  Lucas loves cars


Free Printables | Kids busy inside | Kids activities | Lucas loves cars


WeDo cards

These cards are the perfect resource for any Mum, Dad or Grandparent. Choose from Baby, Toddler or Family level activities. The WeDo cards  with 30+ activities that you can do at home.  Australian company.


wedo activity cards | Kids activities | kids inside play ideas | Lucas loves cars

Wedo Family Game  | Kids busy inside | Kids activities | Lucas loves cars


Reusable silicon playmats covered with Transport, Dinosaurs or Animals. colour them in and practice writing Numbers or letters.   Perfect for taking out or using at home. Australian company.


Hey Doodle Placemat | kids Activities | lucas loves cars

Hey doodle  | Kids busy inside | Kids activities | Lucas loves cars

Flash Cards

Kids at home need stimulation as well as fun.  With a huge range of topics these cards will be a winner for your little one, alone or playing with others. Australian company.


Two little ducklings | Flash cards | Kids toy | Lucas loves cars

Flash Cards | Kids busy inside | Kids activities | Lucas loves cars


Tiger Tribe

So much of the Tiger Tribe range is designed to keep kids busy. From the youngest ones - with the water play, to colouring sets. Australian company.


tiger tribe colouring set | Tiger Tribe | kids Activities | Lucas loves cars

Tiger Tribe | Kids busy inside | Kids activities | Lucas loves cars



Fun in the Kitchen

This one needs Mum's help, but you end up with yummy treats!  Making biscuits with the kids is a great way to get them into the kitchen helping.  Fun shapes encourages participation.  Australian company.

cooking with kids | Kids activities | Lucas loves cars



Cooking with kids  | Kids busy inside | Kids activities | Lucas loves cars


Using what you have. 

We have also put together some fun activities you can do with your toys at home.  Dinosaur theme activities,  Magnet fun  or Cars fun and Blocks.  Colour match them.  build a tower,  make a pattern and get the kids to copy it.


- Helle.


Helle owns Lucas loves cars.  Working with toys since 2012, she has played with toys for a long time and is very picky about which toys make the list.   Like a spoilt child, she will have a tantrum if the toy doesn't work and will play for hours if she finds it engaging and fun.  Or until someone tells her it's time for lunch.