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Indoor Activities

What exactly do you do on cold, rainy, snowy, days, when you spent your whole day inside? get bored? let the kids drive you crazy? There MUST be better things to do than that.........
:-) Here are some suggestions for activities you can do with the family (but alone too).

~ Have Fun! ~

Video

The easiest way is to rent a video cassete. But which one should you rent? Here are my suggestions...

Love, Romance, Drama

  • Scent of a Woman
  • Breaking the Waves
    Not for kids!!!
  • Casablanca
  • As Good As It Gets
  • Deer Hunter
  • Rebecca
  • Stand by Me
    Great Great Great Film!
  • Rain Man
  • In the Name of the Father
  • Secrets & Lies
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Forrest Gump
  • Sense and Sensibility
    one of my favorites!
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • Jean de Florette
    one of my favorites!
  • Titanic
  • A Room with a View
    one of my favorites!
  • Smoke
    one of my favorites!
  • Fried Green Tomatos
  • Cyrano de Bergerac
    one of my favorites!
  • Precilia Queen of the Desert
  • The Untouchables
  • The English Patient
  • Driving Miss Daisy
  • Dances with Wolves

Kids & Family

  • Princess Bride
    Great Great Great Movie!!!
  • The Sound of Music
  • Mary Poppins
  • Home Alone
  • Home Alone II
  • Lion King
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Alladin
  • Mulan
  • Pocahontas
  • Cinderela
  • Snow White
  • Dumbo
  • Hercules
  • The Hunchback of Notredam
  • Wizard of Oz
  • Toy Story
  • Fantasia
  • Babe
Scarey
  • Psycho
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • The Shining
  • The Birds
  • Alien I-IV
Comedy
  • Monthy Python and the Holly Grail
  • Much Ado about Nothing
  • The Full Monty
  • A Fish Called Wanda
  • Little Shop of Horror
  • My Best Friend's Wedding
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral
  • Top Secret
Action
  • Die Hard I-III
  • True Lies
  • The Terminator
  • Terminator II: Judgement Day
  • Eraser
  • Total Recall
  • Lethal Weapon I - IV
  • Speed
  • Rocky
Fiction
  • Star Wars I - III
  • Star Trek films: I - VII
  • Star Trek TNG: Generations
  • Star Trek TNG: First Contact
  • The Fifth Element
  • The Avengers
  • Armageddon

Games

Here are some games to keep the kids busy :-) Don't forget to play with them too!

Baking & Cooking:

cooking & baking with the kids can be messy and tiresome, but it can also be a lot of fun! It all depends on your attitude. Share with the kids your love of cooking (if you have such a thing...). Even a small child can help a bit: stir, fetch things from the refrigerator, etc. Think of the kids' joy feeling like grown-ups! Not to mention the joy of eating the cookies afterwards.... ;-)
You can also try to do experimental cooking or make dishes from other countries every day (British, Chinese, Italian, French, Spanish, etc...).

Reading

Read with the kids. There are many great children's book that are great for grown-ups too. Here's a partial list:
And ofcourse there are many more.....

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and the most important thing is...Have Fun! Do Stuff Together!

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