Looking for something fun for your kids to do while they are at home? This list of activities for kids at home is sure to keep your kids happy and occupied.
No mom wants to hear “I’m bored!” all day, right!? These lists of activities are a great way to get great ideas for at home activities for kids. You’ll find all kinds of activities, from independent activities, to backyard activities, STEM activities, family activities and more!
Activities for Kids at Home
These fun things for kids to do at home are grouped by type. Scroll through to find the lists that work best for your family.
When you don’t want to have to get special supplies to keep your kids busy these activities use only common household items:
These 50+ fun STEM activities for kids use only common household items that you probably already have laying around the house. These fun, educational activities will not only keep your kids happy and busy, but they will also help them continue to actively learning while they create, solve problems, and play.
Are your kids bored and looking for fun new activities to do at home? These 50+ fun activities will keep your kids busy so you don’t have to hear “I’m bored!” for the millionth time – and they use only common household items!
If you are looking for some creative ideas for your kids to do inside, these ideas will work perfectly! Here are ten ideas for inside creative play for kids.
These 15 no prep indoor crafts and activities can be done with very little notice or prep! Plus, odds are you have everything you need for them around your house already!
Corner bookmarks are a fun craft for kids. Just grab a square of paper and fold, then decorate! You’ll find simple directions for a corner bookmark, plus several great bookmark decoration ideas such as unicorns, butterflies, and even Pokemon!
When you just need a little time to get something done, or even desperately need a few moments to yourself- these activities are wonderful independent activities for kids:
I’m a work from home mom, so I’m always on the lookout for fun things to keep my kids busy so that I can get a few hours of work done each day. This list of 21+ independent activities for kids are my go to for my busiest work days. It even includes a checklist you can put on the fridge, so your kids can choose their own independent activity.
This list of independent activities for a cold winter day has a lot of wonderful indoor independent activity ideas that can actually be enjoyed year-round
When getting outside just isn’t an option, the following activities are all indoor activities for kids.
So often when kids are home for extended periods of time, their extra energy causes problems. That’s why is list of 27 active indoor activities is my favorite activity list ever. Everyone at home is happiest when kids are able to be active and get that energy out every day.
If your kids are looking for something to do and can’t head outside, consider one of these 25 fun indoor activities that I often turn to on hot summer days (but are fun anytime of the year.)
These 15 rainy day activities are great for kids of all ages. Perfect for weeks when you’ve had day after day of rain.
If you have older children, these fun indoor activities for tweens and teens will keep even your big kids occupied and happy.
Kids love to find things and check off a list. This free printable indoor scavenger hunt for kids is one of my favorites. It doesn’t require any prep (other than printing off the checklist) or any clean up!
When your kids need some help finding something to do in their own backyard, these lists of boredom busting outdoor activities will help!
These 50+ fun backyard activities will keep your kids busy and outside all afternoon! You’ll find everything from games and active activities to printable scavenger hunts and outdoor art projects.
If you have a trampoline in your backyard, your kid will love this list of 45 trampoline games that will have your kids begging to spend more time outside on their trampoline..
The kids are out of school and the weather is amazing, it’s the perfect time for your family to hang out outside. These 25 fun summer outdoor activities for kids will definitely keep your kids happy! Or, if you live in a part of the country that enjoys warm weather year-round- you might be able to enjoy these activities even more.
Sometimes the whole family needs something fun to do together. These family activities will be fun for everyone in the house!
Look for a fun family evening that doesn’t involve a television? These 10 screen-free activities for families is a great place to start.
Family game night is another great way to have fun together at home. I’m very picky about games- I’ll only play if they are fun for both the kids and the adults. Your whole family can enjoy these 27 games together.
These are my favorite no spend family activities for spring. And best of all, you can enjoy all of them right at home!
Wintertime can be very stressful on a family. These 35 no spend family activities are my favorite for the dark, cold winter- but all of them can be enjoyed year around!
If your kids have been fighting a lot while spending time at home, these 6 fun activities to strengthen sibling relationships will help bring peace to your home.
No more “I’m bored” with these awesome activities for kids at home!