Over 100 Easy Kids Activities That are Surprisingly Fun

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Inside: Spending time with your kids can be surprisingly fun with these easy kids activities. This is a growing list of ways to spend quality time together.

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100+ Easy Kids Activities

  1. Build a fort
  2. Royal Outing – dress in your nice clothes and go somewhere
  3. Family sleepover
  4. Go for a walk
  5. Make a banana split
  6. Plant seeds
  7. Silly Scissor Haircuts (video tutorial)
  8. Make personal pizzas
  9. Snowball/water fight (depending on the season)
  10. Make an obstacle course with items from around the house
  11. Shaving cream writing (video tutorial) (ABC printable template)
  12. Open Gym
  13. Read favorite books
  14. Sensory bin  (video tutorial)
  15. Go to a bookstore
  16. Have a “yes” day (You say yes to anything safe and reasonable)
  17. Watch a movie
  18. Make play dough or clay sculptures
  19. Dance
  20. Bake cookies

kids activities

  1. Build letters with magnetic tiles (video tutorial) (free letter templates)
  2. Drive somewhere new & explore
  3. Teach them something new
  4. Glow sticks in the dark
  5. Go to the library
  6. Do an easy science experiment
  7. Paint
  8. ABC Splash (video tutorial)
  9. Go to the aquarium
  10. Play hide and seek
  11. Bake cookies
  12. Make a craft
  13. Fix something
  14. Campfire
  15. Do something kind for a person outside your family
  16. Bowling
  17. Play in the rain
  18. Hula hoop contest
  19. Go to a park
  20. Cook

kids activities

  1. Play a game
  2. Create a mini scavenger hunt
  3. Catch bugs
  4. Have a backwards day where you do everything backwards
  5. Ride bikes
  6. Go sledding
  7. Make something out of a cardboard box
  8. Set a budget and buy each other a gift from the dollar store
  9. Build something together
  10. Make watermelon sorbet popsicles (video tutorial)
  11. Do a DIY project
  12. Find a hobby to share
  13. Have a picnic
  14. Recycle or restore something
  15. Go to a local event
  16. Look through old pictures
  17. Beach
  18. Blow bubbles
  19. Movie & popcorn
  20. Make smores

kids activities

  1. Finger paint
  2. Water balloon play
  3. Zoo
  4. Treasure hunt
  5. Piñata
  6. Splash park
  7. Make lemonade
  8. Hike
  9. Nature Center
  10. Farm
  11. Sidewalk chalk
  12. Wagon ride
  13. Bean bag toss
  14. Glow sticks
  15. Trampoline Park
  16. Obstacle course
  17. Fly kites
  18. Paper Airplanes (video tutorial) (free templates)
  19. Library
  20. Science experiment

kids activities

  1. Berry picking
  2. Frisbee toss
  3. Paint rocks
  4. Open Swim at a pool or swim school
  5. Pillow fort
  6. Sprinklers
  7. Play in the rain
  8. Cereal necklace
  9. Handprint art
  10. Make maracas
  11. Camping in a tent
  12. Make a pizza
  13. Museum
  14. Popsicles
  15. Slip-n-slide
  16. Puppet show
  17. Leaf rubbings
  18. Go on a date
  19. Catch fireflies
  20. Marshmallow + toothpick fort

soap foam preschool activities

  1. Make sandcastles
  2. Park
  3. Picnic
  4. Mall Play Area
  5. Parade
  6. Putt putt mini golf
  7. Pool
  8. Star gaze
  9. Coffee & Play Place
  10. Glue Bag Writing
  11. Play truth or dare

What are your favorite kids activities to do with your children? Did I miss any?

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