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Ranked!  78 Free Kid’s Activity Ideas

Fun, educational activities for kids don’t have to cost money. Here are free or inexpensive activities for your child to enjoy.

Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Indoor scavenger hunts are super fun and easy to do because all you need to do is print out a list like this one and have your kids run around the house until they find all the items.

Make a Personal Art Gallery

Experiment with different art forms and various paints and textures, and create your own art gallery.

Read Books

We love books and reading is such a great activity. Spice it up by having each kid pick a book with a specific theme

Board games are a perfect family fun time. Make a pot of popcorn or open a bag of chips and let the fun commence!

Play a board game

Charades are super fun and easy to play with no pre-planning. Pick a theme (Ie., Something you do or people you know) and have each person take a turn.

Play charades

Do Science Experiments

We love making a volcano or magic milk. Even simple science experiments can be a lot of fun and often use only ingredients in the house.

Wash dishes

Take out the dirty dishes that are safe for kids to wash and have them wash dishes with way too much soap and water.

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