Are you looking for activity ideas for your kids to do at home? Find some independent activities below, plus some fun ideas you can do together as a family! We’ve included DIY crafts, coloring projects, themed ideas, paper crafts, collaborative activities, educational activities, sensory ideas, outdoor fun, plus activities to get kids active and moving!
Coloring & DIY Crafts
Add some color and creativity to kid’s routine with crafts to color and DIY craft activities! Kids will love these ideas – from puffy paint to finger puppets to party animals they will be inspired to create their own projects.
If you are looking to keep kids busy, plan a fun theme with several activities related to that theme! For example, a rainbow themed activity where kids play with multi-colored playdoh, play a game of pass the baton or rainbow ball, or use rainbow beads to create wearable crafts!
Use construction paper and other simple craft materials to make flowers, mermaids, and more! These are easy ideas that kids can make fairly independently.
Collaborative Art & Learning
When your kids are home and need to be kept entertained, why not add some learning to their activities? Have them brush up on their alphabet skills, learn patterns, and color regognition!
For kids who need sensory stimulation, stress relief, or enjoy hands-on activities, try setting up sensory bins, as well as fun activities with clay or simple household items like shaving cream. And of course, who can forget slime!
Keep Them Active
Get kids active with some games and activities to get their heart rate up and keep them engaged indoors our out! Jumbo games & simple passing and toss games are always great ideas.
If you have some time to spend outdoors with kids, set up these fun activities! Sidewalk chalk is always a great independent craft idea too!