25 Stay At Home Kid Activities

Every parent knows that famous line that their child says to them from time to time; “I’m bored, I don’t have ANYTHING to do!”

Here is a list of creative activities that you can do at home. You can join your kids or get some of your to-do list done while they are preoccupied!

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25 Activities to do:

  1. Make homemade play dough.
  2. Find a new treat to make. Or what kid doesn’t enjoy decorating cupcakes or sugar cookies?
  3. Read a book together.
  4. Build a fort.
  5. Sensory bins. An easy idea is to fill a bin with rice or beans, along with different toys and fun items.
  6. Paint. Find some fun rocks outside and use those for a painting surface! Or try finger painting.
  7. Have a picnic in your living room or backyard.
  8. Create a scavenger hunt for your kids to go on. Hide clues around the house and have a surprise waiting for them at the end!
  9. Decorate T-shirts. You can do this with paint, markers or tie-dye.
  10. Bingo. You can make your own or find a printable game online. Here is a website you can check out: https://myfreebingocards.com/kids
  11. Marshmallow toothpick building. This is an activity that doesn’t require a lot of materials. Connect marshmallows together with toothpicks to make unique creations.
  12. Make a fun, hands on dinner. Personal pizzas are perfect for this!
  13. Sidewalk chalk on a sunny day.
  14. Create a play/talent show. Have your children perform for you when they are ready. You can even film the show.
  15. Hide & seek.
  16. Dye Easter eggs.
  17. Movie/popcorn night. Gather together blankets and pillows and watch one of your favorite movies!
  18. Do a puzzle.
  19. Living room or backyard camp out.
  20. Printable coloring pages. There are so many free coloring pages on the internet! Crayola has fun ones on their website. Here is the link: https://www.crayola.com/featured/free-coloring-pages/
  21. Play a board or card game.
  22. Write letters/cards for loved ones.
  23. Play dress up.
  24. Go for a walk, or ride bikes, if the weather is nice!
  25. Water table/bins. This idea is similar to the sensory bins, but use water instead of rice/beans.

Share your favorite stay at home kid activities with me in the comments below! I love hearing what other mothers are doing with their children!

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