While staying at home is still the safest way to spend time this year, there are plenty of at-home activities that offer hours of engaging fun for kids — without leaving the house! From backyard foam parties to intricate art sets and DIY-arcade machines, these toys all guarantee hours of play while encouraging creativity, physical activity, and/or STEM skills!

About the author

Madeleine Buckley

Madeleine Buckley

Madeleine Buckley is a senior editor at The Pop Insider, The Toy Insider, and The Toy Book. She covers all things toys and fandom, and has appeared on Cheddar and a variety of regional news networks to talk about the latest trends in both. She is a movie score enthusiast, mediocre knitter, proud Syracuse alumna, and Marvel lover. You can usually find her at the movies or hanging out at home with her super-pup, Parker.

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