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24 Guaranteed Boredom Busting Activities

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This list is a TERRIFIC resource for kid activity ideas! Whether you’re facing inclement weather, boredom or kids not feeling their best, this compilation of games, activities and projects is worth keeping.

Window painting, Nerf targets, indoor snow, a cave of stars, contact paper stickers, bathtub fishing, card games, cars and numbers, and sensory bins are just a portion of the great ideas for kidlet fun.

Explore these creative suggestions so you’re ready with new playtime inspiration when you need it.


See Also

kid activity ideas Insta-Snow

1. How to Make Insta-Snow :: The Artful Parent

kids' activity ideas window painting
2. Window Painting :: What Do We Do All Day?

kids' activity ideas sticky spider web
3. Sticky Spider Web :: Hands On As We Grow


swinging target kids' activity ideas

5. Swinging Nerf Targets :: Frugal Fun 4 Boys

6. Fishing for Letters :: Pigtails and Tutus

Playdough Activity Ideas for Kids
7. Round-up of 39 Ways to Play with Playdough :: The Artful Parent

8. Shaving Cream Art Project :: What Do We Do All Day?

kids' masking tape game ideas
9. Just Add Masking Tape :: What to Expect

kids' games - Nerf shooting range
10. Nerf Shooting Range :: Frugal Fun 4 Boys

elephant toothpaste kids' activity idea
11. Elephant Toothpaste Science Experiment :: Preschool Powol Packets

kids' activity idea
12. Kitchen Highway :: Buggie and Jelly Bean

kids' activity and game ideas
13. Bring in the Snow :: Mama Smiles

Lego race kids' activity and game ideas
14. LEGO Racetrack and Hot Wheels :: Frugal Fun 4 Boys

kids' activities - star cave
15. Cave of Stars :: Play at Home Mom

Contact Paper Stickers Kids' Activity Idea
16. Contact Paper Stickers :: The Artful Parent

Painting With Snow Kids' Activity Idea
17. Painting With Snow :: The Pleasantest Thing

magnet busy jar kid activity idea
18. Magnet Play Busy Jar :: What Do We Do All Day?

19. Indoor Camping :: How Stuff Works

Kids' Card Game Ideas
20. 40 Card Games for Kids :: Delia Creates

Minute-to-Win-It Kids' Games Ideas
21. Minute to Win It :: The Chaos and the Clutter

sensory bin kids' activity ideas

22. 100+ Sensory Bin Ideas :: Play Create Explore

23. Cars and Numbers Game :: From Craftulate Via B Inspired Mama

kids' recycling activity idea
24. Styrofoam and Bamboo Sculptures :: The Artful Parent

Check out these great games, sourced by the team at Spaceships and Laser Beams, that your whole family will love to play.

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Layne Henderson

Layne is a boy mom in love. Surrounded by three adventurous little men, she’s in pursuit of an empty laundry basket, the perfect cup of coffee, and sleep. She blogs, parents, and manages social media while wearing her tiara.