50 plus Simple Kids Activities You Can Do At Home

Simple Kids Activities You Can Do At Home

Looking for fun and simple ways to entertain your kids while at home?  We’ve curated a list of DIY kids activities do help keep your little ones busy!  We’ve also created a list of must-haves you can order from Amazon, you can view here and Online Learning Tools & Resources for Kids.  And keep checking back as we will continue to update.

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  • DIY Play Doh – Here’s an easy and fun way to make play dough with the kiddos!
  • Dance Party- This is one of our favorites, put on the music, and let the kids dance!  You can find awesome playlists for kids on many music subscription platforms like Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, etc.
  • Crayon Sensory Bin  – Let your kids create with things you already have in your house.
  • Amazon Box House – Don’t throw away those amazon boxes. Have fun with the whole family making this house/dollhouse.
  • Baking Soda Science Experiment – This is a fun science activity for little hands. It takes only a few household materials and the fun can last for hours. Use a tray for easy cleanup!
  • Living Room Campout 
  • Creative Writing –  Sneak in some learning with this fun creative writing activity that uses a free printable and a fidget spinner. Each story will be different every time you spin!
  • Friendship Flowers – Kids can make these friendship flowers for their friends and drop them off in mailboxes. It’s perfect when kids can’t see each other for a while.
  • Easy animal crafts for kids – Learn how to make these fun and easy animal crafts for kids! They’re simple and cover farm animals, jungle animals. forest animals and more!
  • Science Experiments for Kids
  • Outdoor Scavenger Hunt – Engage nature in your own backyard with this outdoor scavenger hunt.
  • Handwriting Activity For Preschoolers
  • Coloring Games – Learning is achieved easily when kids are having fun. We’ve listed different exciting color games that your children will truly love.
  • Dinosaur Matching Game – This free printable dinosaur matching game is great for kids of all ages! Young children can match the cards face up and older children can use the cards to play memory.
  • Bird Watching – Give your kids some bid books, a pair of binoculars (or make a set from tp rolls) and invite them to do some bird watching and drawing.
  • The Rain Cloud in a Jar – A science experiment is a great way to teach kids about the weather.
  • Tie-dyed flowers – These pretty tie-dyed flowers use simple household materials and are so much fun for kids to make!
  • Rainbow Toast – A great activity that will make breakfast so much more fun! Use easy household ingredients to make breakfast a delight!
  • KIDS CAN COOK: HOT FUDGE SUNDAE CAKE – Let them eat (make) cake! This kid friendly recipe comes with 3 printable activities to go along with a recipe using mostly pantry and basic ingredients!
  • Galaxy Slime: Not only does it look amazing but it’s so much fun to twist and turn all the colors as you learn how to make galaxy slime.
  • A “I’m bored’ jar is a great activity that keeps the kids busy, while aimed at keeping them busy in the future as well! A great idea to make together.
  • Homemade spray chalk is a great way to keep kids busy in your driveway while using their imaginations to be creative. This super easy recipe uses items you already have on hand!
  • Every kid loves a fun slime recipe and this one is a perfect easy to make choice! A simple sensory slime recipe is one that provides hours of fun!

Need some tips and tricks to home schooling? Check out this post by South Bay mom, Beth Griffin! 

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