Fun Activities for Your Kids at Home

Fun Activities for your kids

Are your kids out of school and already saying, “I’m bored…”? It seems that today’s kids need to be doing something at all their waking hours. They don’t know what to do when there is no structured activity for them, school, or family event.

Here you will find some FUN ACTIVITIES FOR YOUR KIDS AT HOME. Quick, easy and with minimal supplies, you can create some great activities so they are staying busy and enjoying their summer.


Why not create a climbing gym in your house? With minimal supplies, and cost you can have a built-in gym the kids are sure to tell their friends all about.

Using Pool Noodles to Build a Play House

You may be wondering what we could have possibly done with pool noodles inside the house, but believe me, you’d be amazed at some of the ideas that we came up with before deciding on this one.
A pool noodle play house that is perfect for a gloomy, rainy day!

From ABC’s to ACTS

Pom Pom Sorting: Fine Motor Skills Activity

This simple activity is actually a lot of bang for your buck: it’s fine motor skills AND math all rolled into one. Fine motor skills are important for future tasks like pencil grip and buttoning sweaters; sorting is a hugely important math skill that introduces the concept of classifying and organizing data (all that from a simple sorting game? You betcha!).

Busy Toddler

Preschool Scavenger Hunt to Find Colors

If there are two things that I know about preschoolers it is this: they love scavenger hunts and they love sticky notes.
Really. I have never met a preschooler who didn’t love a good scavenger hunt or one who would not cover a room with sticky notes with a smile ear to ear.
This preschool scavenger hunt to find colors is bound to be a hit!

Hands On as We Grow


If you are looking for easy play activity ideas for your baby, toddler or preschooler it doesn’t get much simpler than playing with dried pasta and spaghetti.  Pasta play keeps young children busy as well as working on their fine motor skills.  Dried pasta activities make very little mess and they can be tidied away again quickly. This easy play idea is one of our go-to activities if we have a spare 5 minutes to fill as it is so easy to prepare and tidy away. 

Messy Little Monster


This easy preschool shapes activity hunt is the perfect way to teach toddlers shapes.We often do colors and shapes activities for preschoolers because they work on basic preschool shape recognition, preschool color recognition, sorting skills and visual perception. This early math themed sensory activity is sure to teach your child some wonderful math facts in a hands on way. I was searching for ways to help my toddler learn shapes. Through repetition and many of the other shapes activities we did, she learned them pretty quickly at the age of 2. Kids learn through their five senses and when we can target these senses kids are more easily able to internalize the learning experience.

Fun with Mama

Mini Treasure Hunt

Everyone loves a little treasure hunt! This is a quick and easy way to create a colorful treasure hunt.

Paper Plate Ring Toss Game

What a great way to help your kids strengthen their motor skills, balance, and hand-eye coordination. Quick activity to make out of supplies you probably have at home.

Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Craft

Together we crafted a sting-free variety out of paper bowls, yarn, and glow-in-the-dark acrylic paint. Would you like to learn how?


DIY Kiddie Car Wash

This DIY kiddie car wash is absolutely perfect for summer outdoor fun, easy to build, and something the kiddos absolutely LOVE!



Glow in the dark bowling is an activity I have been anxiously waiting to do with my girls.   Now that it is warm enough and Rosie and Jewel are old enough we finally got our chance!  The girls were so excited to head outside with a glow in the dark bowling ball and go night bowling….. and they even got to make the glowing pins and ball themselves.

Growing a Jeweled Rose

How to Build a Movie Screen

For a backyard movie night, you can project a film onto any light-colored background. Or, create your own screen with a few basic supplies.


Let me know which activity you tried, and what your kids thoughts were? Maybe you tried them all? LOL ?

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