Weekly Kids Activities Newsletter:
14 easy kids activities you can do with common household items
When you want kids activities with no supplies, just what you have in your home, this is my goto list. Water, ice, and printables are perfect no equipment kids activities. Here's 14 activities with no supplies:
My kids love playing with water and painting. This activity combines both painting and water. You just need colored paper and paint brushes and water for your kids to paint with water.
These tracing worksheets are great for teaching kids the alphabet and for some handwriting practice. Laminate them for durability so kids can play with them again and again.
Ice Ice baby! Ice is interesting for kids to transfer and in this activity they will do just that - use tongs or laddles to transport ice from water to another bin.
Sensory bins are sure to keep my kids busy for a while so that I can get a short break. This ice and water sensory bin is so easy to setup and doesn't require too many supplies. You just need to make sure you have ice in the freezer. Add the ice and water to a bin inside a bigger bin, add utensils and bowls and invite your kids to play. This activity is great for warmer weather but can be done indoor as well.
It's so simple to do this activity, just print out the printable and give it to your kids to play. Let them color the flowers as they spy them.
Kids can have so much fun mixing and matching these animal puzzles. They can create new and fun animal combinations or match a complete animal. You can laminate these for durability.
Lalalala dadadada diediedie. “Listen to the music, and draw what it makes you feel.”, you tell your kids while they concentrate on their paintings.
This activity takes art to a higher level by letting the kids listen to music first, then drawing what the music makes them feel. It's a simple activity where you only need art supplies and paper with no setup. Because it is so simple, you can do this activity with your kids tonight.
I always thought that making rainbow rice is complicated but it's actually very easy and it dries in about 1 hour. It looks so much more fun to play with rainbow rice than with plain rice and you can keep it so your kids can play with it again and again.
Cutting is a skill that is important for kids to learn in a safe and fun way. It teaches fine motor skills and hand eye coordination and kids enjoy the thrill of playing with scissors.
You only need colored paper, a marker and Velcro to make awesome abc paper chains where kids can learn the alphabet and form words with the chains. They can also go crazy and chain together random letters just for fun.
This bubble foam sensory activity is squeaky clean messy play. Take tear free bubble bath and whip it up with water and food coloring. Make as many batches of different colors as you need. Kids can use their imagination and play with this bubble sensory bin anyway they choose.
Your kids can play with items they already have with this I spy tray activity where they learn vocabulary skills. You just need a tray or bin of some sort and some toys or household items to play. They take turns and say what they spy.
I like print and play puzzles like this sequencing because it only takes a few minutes to make. My son loves puzzles so it's great to keep him busy and it's a great tool to teach kids counting.
Just print out this socks printable,cut it and optionally laminate it. Then your kids can play match it with the socks.
This is a low or no cost activity that my kids enjoy doing. They both like pouring and water play and you can use whatever equipment you have.