Need some easy crafts for kids who are stuck indoors? Here’s a list of over 50 boredom busting activities and craft projects for kids to keep them busy and entertained.
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Remember, boredom isn’t a bad thing. It teaches our kids to learn to entertain themselves and develop their creativity and imagination.
But, sometimes we need to help them find ways to stay busy. And this list of easy crafts for kids of all ages is a great place to start. Best of all, its screen free and tech free too!
50+ Fun Activities for Kids Stuck Inside
The BEST Playdough Recipe
The best playdough recipe - this recipe makes super soft playdough that lasts for months!
Mini Jello Fish Bowls
A unique and completely edible craft for those rainy days.
Rainbow Walking Water Science Experiment
A visually stunning and interesting STEM activity that teaches color mixing and science.
How to Dye Rainbow Rice using Food Coloring for Sensory Play
This creative activity uses simple ingredients you probably already have in your cupboard. A great visual and sensory activity.
Sonic the Hedgehog DIY Ring Toss Craft/Game
Help Sonic and friends collect all the rings! DIY Sonic the Hedgehog ring toss game/craft.
Make This Paper Bag Fox Craft This Fall
A wonderful paper puppet craft that fun to make and provides lots of pretend play when its finished. Great for the younger kids too!
Create Paper Plate Butterflies with Dot Markers
Paper plate crafts are a cheap & easy activity to do with kids! Use dot markers to create these adorable Paper Plate Butterflies!
Water Bead Stress Ball
A fun and colorful project. These are sure to keep the kids entertained and they squeeze and squish them.
How to Make Paper Airplanes
Print off these paper airplane templates and learn how to make two different airplane models!
Textured Basketball Craft – Get Ready for March Basketball Games!
Basketball loving kids will have fun making this textured basketball craft!
Shaving Cream Rain Cloud in a Jar STEM Experiment
Science and art meet in this fascinating weather project.
Emoji Puppet Craft
A fun and easy paper plate emoji activity. Kids will love putting these cute faces together.
DIY Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 4 Forky Craft
Your kids can be like Bonnie and make their own Forky's! Easy to follow DIY instructions with video.
How to Make Homemade Playdough
Your kids will have fun making this natural and homemade playdough using a few simple ingredients when you follow these easy steps.
Paper Roll Butterfly Craft
This whimsical paper roll butterfly is perfect for a spring craft! Your kids will simply love making them.
Free Printable Unicorns I Spy Game Your Kids Will Love
Build those visual, speech, and shape learning skills with this adorable I spy unicorns printable. A great activity to work on together with your child.
4 Easy Sensory Bins for Preschoolers
When your kids have cabin fever, sensory bins are the solution when mama needs some down time! Here’s 4 Easy Sensory Bins for Preschoolers!
Play Dough Volcano – Fun Preschool Science Activity
Use up all your old playdough to create this fun science activity with the kids!
Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Lots of great scavenger hunt ideas and themes that will keep your kids entertained and busy for hours.
How to Make a Cootie Catcher – An Old School Anxiety and Boredom Buster
There is no better time to teach the kids how to make a cootie catcher!
A Simple Guide: How to Teach Kids Crochet
Keep kids' minds active and engaged with a crochet lesson! Follow this child-friendly guide and learn how to crochet now. This is a great example of a STEAM activity that keeps kids sharp, even when they're not in school.
100+ Easy and Fun Homeschool P.E. Ideas for Happy Kids
It's easy to keep kids physically active, even when they're stuck at home! This list of physical activities for kids includes many many activities that you can do without leaving your property. Pick and choose the activities that work best for you!
How to Build an Epic Fort with Kids
Looking for a fun thing to do with your kid when stuck indoors? Let them get creative and build a fort with what you have right in your living room.
20 Activities to do at Home with your 2 Year Old
Lot of fun and easy activities for the little ones.
The Best 30 Day Drawing Challenge
Want to build your drawing skills? This is one you can do together with your children.
Rocket Ship Craft Inspired by Amazon's Creative Galaxy Series
Beat boredom with these super easy rocket ship craft -- a creative way to let your little astronaut burn-off some steam!
Smiley Butterfly Craft for Kids - Ottawa Mommy Club
This smiley butterfly craft is so much fun. Best of all, you can find everything you need for this craft for affordable prices
Fun with potato stamps! ~ Monday Arts & Crafts
Make your very own potato stamps and have lots of fun! If you’ve never made them before, why not give it a try?
30 Days of Fun Indoor Activities for Families (Free Calendar)
Use this 30 day stay at home family date night challenge to keep the kids entertained!
Easy Seahorse Craft For Preschool [With Free Template]
Let your kids dive into this lovely seahorse craft project.
Walrus Arctic Animal Craft For Kids
A unique paper animal craft, fun to make anytime of the year.
DIY Glitter Slime Recipe
A gooey, glittery slime recipe that's fun to make and sqeeze. A great sensory project!
STEM Activities for Kids Using Household Items
Lots of exciting STEM activities for kids of all ages. Mom and dad will have fun with these too!
Spider Web Obstacle Course Activity for Kids
A really unique activity using yarn. Lots of yarn.
Germ Craft - a fun way to teach kids about germs.
A fantastic activity that teaches kids about germs.
Frozen Inspired Elsa Paper Doll Craft
A sweet and adorable Elsa paper craft.
DIY Unicorn Banner Craft - Free Template Included
Bring a little magic into your day with the DIY unicorn banner craft. The post comes with a printable template making it an easy project for crafters of all ages and abilities.
Create with Crayons Easy Sensory Bin Idea
A wonderful project that uses items you already have at home to make a fun sensory bin.
How to Finger Knitting
Learn to finger knit plus ideas.
How to Make Painted Rocks for The Garden With Kids
Enjoy an afternoon painting while decorating the garden. These fun rock painting ideas will keep you and your kids busy for hours.
Adorable Tie-Dye Preschool Flower Craft
These pretty tie-dyed flowers use simple household materials and are so much fun for kids to make!
Rainbow Toast: A Fun Breakfast Activity
Rainbow toast is a great activity that will make breakfast so much more fun! Use easy household ingredients to make breakfast a delight!
Indoor Scavenger Hunt For Kids
A fun and engaging way to keep the kids occupied while exercising their critical thinking and team work. Have fun with this free printable indoor scavenger hunt.
101 Fun Questions To Ask Kids To Know Them Better
Time to turn the tables and ask the kids these 101 questions. A great activity when you are stuck inside, long car rides, or waiting at the doctors office.
Kids Squeeze Ball
Using a few simple items, you and your kids can make these fun squeeze balls. Another great sensory project.
DIY Cheerleader Pom Poms – Super Easy And Fun
Have some dollar store plastic tablecloths laying around? The kids will want to cheer on their favorite teams with these adorable pom poms.
12 Easy Indoor Activities for Energetic Toddlers
Some great ideas to keep those energetic toddlers happy and entertained.
"I think you are GRAPE!" Printable and Kids Craft Ideas
Free and fun printable for toddlers.
Easy Paper Plate Animal Masks
Creative animal masks that are fun to make and play with.
Edible Banana Marshmallow Pudding Slime
Keep them entertained with this fun and edible pudding slime project.
How to Make a Dollhouse out of Cardboard
Have some boxes laying around? These will keep the kids happy and busy with lots of playtime.