Caroline Fernandez: Activity Mummy

May
25
2011

64 Fun Activities For Kids

Fun and Inexpensive Ways to Keep them Occupied

Here are some fun activities to suggest to the kids when you hear the inevitable statement: “Mom, I'm Bored!”

1. Kick a soccer ball
2. Play catch
3. Play basketball
4. Run an egg race
5. Potato sack race
6. Read a book
7. Write a book
8. Create a comic book
9. Write a song
10. Draw a picture
11. Play cards
12. Play dress up
13. Role play
14. Have a tea party
15. Play hop-scotch
16. Play Lego
17. Jump rope
18. Skip
19. Hula hoop
20. Ride a bike
21. Skate board
22. Dig for worms
23. Build a snowman
24. Play spy
25. Play office
26. Play school
27. Draw with chalk
28. Jump in leaves
29. Play trucks
30. Play trains
31. Jump on your shadow
32. Trace the outline of your shadow
33. Put together a jigsaw puzzle
34. Play with play dough
35. Play board games
36. Blow bubbles
37. Clean your room
38. Dance in the living room
39. Pretend to be an animal
40. Make handprints
41. Trace handprints
42. Look out the window
43. Practice tying shoes
44. Sort rocks
45. Play with water
46. Play with sand
47. Play with oatmeal flakes
48. Decorate a cardboard box
49. Fly paper airplanes
50. Sing
51. Jump
52. Hold your breath (kidding!)
53. Staring contest
54. Play leapfrog
55. Make faces in the mirror
56. Colour
57. Put on a puppet show
58. Play with toys (ingenious!)
59. Play Frisbee
60. Weed the garden
61. Do a treasure hunt
62. Play tag
63. Make a collage from magazine pictures
64. Write a letter to Santa/The Tooth Fairy/Michael Jackson/Other Magical Creature