Indoor activities with a balloon? When you are a kid, balloons can be very fascinating and great for different activities.

The first rubber balloons were made by Professor Michael Faraday in 1824 for use in his experiments with hydrogen at the Royal Institution in London. Thank you so much also for this invention, Mr. Prof. Faraday! One of the greatest scientific discoverers of all time!

But back to our more simple activities.

indoor activities with a balloon

Super easy to set up, these 2 indoor activities with a balloon are almost a guarantee for an hour of good fun and burning off energy at home.

Balloon Chase

Super easy and fun, this indoor activity is great to practice hand-eye coordination, fine motor and gross motor skills. You need just one big ballon, that your little one will chase. Ask them to hit the balloon back and fort first with their hands, then with the fingers one by one. Then they can hit the ballon with their heads or kick the balloon. The most important thing is to have fun!

activities with a balloon

Balloon Tennis

Tennis is a great sport for kids to start learning early in life. It has many benefits for children and helps practicing hand-eye coordination, fine motor and gross motor skills.

If your little one is too young to use a tennis ball, try out indoor balloon tennis! It’s also so much fun!

It’s also much more easier to hit and learn how to use the rocket.

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