49 {inexpensive} Cures for Cabin Fever

Spring Break and Summer are rapidly approaching and I know the school kids are getting antsy. There’s nothing quite like a school year and cold weather to give the children a little cabin fever. Even my little man is getting anxious to start the outdoor activities.

49 {inexpensive} Cures for Cabin Fever

49 {inexpensive} Cures for Cabin Fever

Why 49 cures for cabin fever? The average Summer break from a school year is 6 weeks (or 42 days). I decided to add in the week of Spring Break and find a cure for cabin fever for every single day! Have fun!

1. Go for a walk.

2. Rake the leaves.

3. Jump in the leaves.

4. Make a leaf collection.

5. Plant a flower.

6. Make a garden.

7. Go on a picnic.

8. Go camping.

9. See a movie.

10. Fly a kite.

11. Wash the car.

12. Make mud pies.

13. Play in the water.

14. Visit a nursing home.

15. Visit the library.

16. Go to the park.

17. Visit a museum.

18. Jump on the trampoline.

19. Make crafts.

20. Make crafts outside.

21. Volunteer at a food bank.

22. Cook a meal together.

23. Cook a meal for someone else.

24. Make treats for your neighbors.

25. Read a book.

26. Read a book at the park.

27. Paint outside.

28. Play with sidewalk chalk.

29. Play hopscotch.

30. Visit a historical marker.

31. Build a fort.

32. Give your dog a bath.

33. Make snowcones.

34. Sell snowcones to your neighbors.

35. Make a lemonade stand.

36. Blow bubbles.

37. Play board games.

38. Ride a bike.

39. Take swim lessons.

40. Take martial arts lessons.

41. Write a letter.

42. Write a play or story.

43. Make a puppet show.

44. Have a scavenger hunt.

45. Make a parade.

46. Sing and dance.

47. Play baseball.

48. Play basketball.

49. Play football.


Because Prompts Are Fun {Tales from the Nursery and I Need a Playdate}

I am linking up with Tales From the Nursery and i Need a Playdate for Prompts are Fun. Check them out for more cures for cabin fever and daydreaming.

How do you cure cabin fever…on a budget?


  1. Darcy says:

    These are great ideas for when it gets warm out! Stupid snow 🙁
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  2. Great list! Walks and lemon-aid stands – can’t wait for summer!
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  3. Isra says:

    Oh do I have cabin fever!!! These are really great ideas though, I need to stop complaining and just go out and do something! 🙂

  4. Fun, fun fun! I always get cabin fever so maybe some of these will help beat it.
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  5. Great suggestions!! Can’t wait to try some!
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  6. You know, 49 days of this stuff is going to make you SOOOO tired! LOL It sounds like a lot of fun though and sharing it with your best bud makes it worth the while!
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  7. Angela says:

    These are great ideas! We actually jumped the gun on spring today and picked up a few plants for our patio garden.
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