These boredom busters for kids are perfect for children who may be stuck at home.
Whether they’re home for spring break or school closures, these activities are sure to keep your little ones busy for hours! My boys especially love anything that involves tactile creative play and there are plenty of those ideas here.
20+ Boredom Busters for Kids:
Creating DIY Silly Putty is totally easy and FUN!
Sidewalk Chalk Paint only needs two ingredients to make.
These Rubber Band Balls are one of our favorite quick boredom busters!
Melting sidewalk chalk is a cool experiment for kids.
These monster finger puppets are super cute.
So are these Superhero Sock Puppets!
We love to Roll a Monster with this DIY printable game.
Painted birdhouses are always fun!
My kids loved making these Marble Paintings when they were younger.
These Bubble Paintings were fun too!
Rock painting is always a winner in our books. In fact, we have a post full of 20+ Painted Rock Crafts!!
T-shirt painting can be made easy with a bit of painters tape.
Use colored rocks to create a mix and match game.
Craft a snap lid spider with googlie eyes.
Create a watercolor and glue bunny craft.
My guys loved making these wooden clip monsters!
This glow in the dark melted bead craft was a hit with the kids!
Peeps Playdough from Fun Happy Home looks fun!
Rainbow Toast from the Play Based Mom is super easy to do.
Coffee Filter Flowers from the Play Based Mom
Mess Free Color Mixing from Living for the Sunshine is so cool!
Silly Putty from Made With Happy
Homemade Play Dough from Simple Everyday Mom
This Cardboard Dollhouse from Dad Life is so cool! I can think of all kinds of cardboard craft ideas that the kids could create and build! Like this light up cardboard tent we made for an epic campout one year.
What other activities are you using to keep the kids active? Please share YOUR boredom busters for kids…