June 25, 2017 Carol Miller

90+ Fun Activities To Do at Home With Kids!




Kids are bored and getting on your nerves; they need something to do! Here are over 90 fun activities that cost nothing that are entertaining and engaging activities to beat away the boredom.

Parents can challenge their kids to do one activity every day all summer long and on rainy days.  It’s a great way to learn new skills and develop interests outside of school.  These games and activities fill those “I’m bored!” moments.

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Scavenger Hunt

Obstacle Course

Water Balloons

Collect Bugs

Study a spider web

3-legged races

Wash the dog

Wash the car

Paint outdoors


Plant a garden

Camp in the backyard

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Look for 4-leaf clovers

Splash in puddles

Build a birdhouse or feeder

Make a paper hat

Make a paper boat and see if it floats

Decorate a T-shirt with Sharpie’s

Send postcards to family & friends

Finger painting

Make your own Play-doh

Make a necklace out of beads or pasta

Write an autobiography

Have a fashion show

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Rearrange your bedroom

Have a PJ Party

Watch the clouds

Create a movie or play

Make up a story and act it out as a play

Have a talent show in the backyard

Learn a Line Dance

Practice tongue twisters

Learn to juggle

Create a house of cards

Have a paper airplane race

Bob for apples

Make a Rope


Play Freeze Tag

Play Hide and Seek

Play Red Light Green Light

Play Dodge Ball

Learn a Yoyo trick

Get a ball and Play H-O-R-S-E

Have an Egg Toss

Make shadow puppets

Line up dominoes and watch them drop

Play with Shaving Cream & food coloring

Create a musical instrument out of recyclables

Make a box town out of old boxes

Interview locals professionals such as a firefighter, dentist, hairdresser, or lifeguard and write a book

Learn string games like Cats in the Cradle

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Have a picnic on the living room floor

Learn clapping games

Play cards (Crazy 8s, War, Rummy, Go Fish)

Have a Family game night

Have a watermelon seed spitting contest

Build a fort

Make Paper Plate frizz bees

Fly a Kite

Play capture the flag

Play Freeze Tag

Tell scary stories in the dark

Make and decorate a walking stick

Go for a hike

Learn sign language

Learn Morse Code

Build a toothpick bridge or building

Walk the dog

Bake some treats for your neighbors

Play chess or checkers

Play charades

Have a bubble-blowing contest

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Climb a tree

Do blind taste tests with various drinks and food

Solve a crossword or word search puzzle

Make butterflies from coffee filters

Play hangman or tic-tac-toe

Dance to 50s music

Invite neighbors for a family potluck dinner

Make a Diet Coke and Mentos eruption

Jump rope

Try double-dutch jump rope

Make a time capsule

Learn how to read a map

Play hot potato

Have breakfast for dinner

Make homemade pizza

Have thumb wars

Arm Wrestle

Give each other crazy or fancy hairdos

Have a relay race

Color “Easter Eggs” anytime

Make your own pet rock

Play “I Spy”

Put together a puzzle

Play “20 questions”

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Try to make each other laugh

Create something with beads

Write a secret message in “mirror image”

Have a staring contest

Play Truth or Dare

Play Simon Says

Make a fort or car out of a large box