Free Activities For Kids

Ever wondered what to do at home with your children? As a mom, we’re sure that you’ve been faced with this problem. KiddyCharts has the answer with a full range of free home activities for children, including arts and craft projects, educational activities, sensory activities and more. With more than a hundred free and fun home activities to choose from you’ll be able to keep your kids busy during holidays and weekends. No more bored children stuck in front of the TV! Just select a free activity below to get started

A homemade stop animation set - all it takes is a shallow cardboard box and a few bits of card!
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How to build a simple stop animation set

  Stop Animation is a fantastic way to get your kids into making animated movies, its simple to learn as it’s based on still photography, and it’s incredibly accessible with some wonderful stop animation packages available to buy online. Packages like Hue Animation offer a great place for kids to start dabbling. But what are you […]


by Helen • January 16, 2017
Things to do to make you feel alive
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20 things to do to make you feel alive

Are you living to work or working to live? Here are 20 things to do to make you feel alive and there is a free printable version too. Top 20 most fun things in life recorded: 1. Going on holiday/travelling 2. Spending time in nature 3. A family day trip 4. A night out with […]


by Helen • December 19, 2016
Glitter and color fireworks craft for kids
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Easy firework craft for New Year and beyond

We are preparing for New Years Eve celebrations with the children today by making these firework craft. We’ve made two different types of artwork; one with paint and one with glitter. You can choose to just do one or make both! These are great for learning about colour recognition, for developing fine motor skills and […]


by Helen • December 14, 2016
Kids fort ideas for fun outdoor play free printables
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Kids fort ideas for fun outdoor play

We have so many awesome printables for you today. From instructions on how to make an indoor  kids fort to instruction on making a paper boat. To get these printables just click on an image you would like to print Instructions on how to build and awesome fort Instructions on how to decorate you awesome […]


by Helen • December 12, 2016
Simple Christmas Tree craft for kids
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Simple Christmas Tree craft

Today we are getting in the Christmas mood and have made this Simple Christmas tree craft using cotton buds. You could make this into a card to give out or just to hang up in your house. Either way the kids will enjoy making it! This is a nice easy activity to make when you […]


by Helen • November 21, 2016
Five activities using kitchen tongs to promote fine motor skills
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Five activities using kitchen tongs to promote fine motor skills

Check out these five simple and fun activities for kids using kitchen tongs to promote fine motor skills. I’m a big fan of using everyday items as learning activities for children and kitchen tongs can be great to help develop fine motor skills. The action needed to use tongs is similar to that of using scissors […]


by Helen • November 9, 2016
Adorable Halloween Paper Plate Craft for Kids
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Halloween paper plate craft

Toddlers and preschoolers will love to make this Halloween themed paper plate craft. This is easy to set up and is great for developing fine motor skills through cutting/tearing and sticking the pieces onto the plate. It is also a great activity for children to learn colours as well as shapes (squares for the pumpkin […]


by Helen • September 21, 2016
using foam pads to stick on your cat creates a nice effect on the card.
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Wall art: Simple cat craft for kids

We have been playing with some of the supplies on the Docrafts site this month to create some rather wonderful alphabet wall art for our kids rooms. We have chosen to make a little cat craft for you all. This is a really simple project, and perfect for their walls, but it also works brilliantly […]


by Helen • September 16, 2016
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Easy nature sensory bags

Today we have made these nature sensory bags which are a great way of introducing your child to nature while being a great sensory experience too! Best of all, you don’t have to worry about little ones putting the items in their mouths. These are great to make as they: – Are a great sensory […]


by Helen • August 31, 2016
Are you sticking your head in the sand about what you need to do before the summer, or what you can do with the kids OVER the summer? Don't be an Ostrich - just set yourself a simple challenge to do something new every day with them, and life and the summer holiday activities just got simpler!
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Don’t be an Ostrich – do something new every day with the kids this summer

I am an Ostrich. I don’t mean that I can run as fast as Usain Bolt, can’t fly, and that I make a mean Omelette with my eggs. No. An ostrich mum ignores their to do lists What I mean is that I am ignoring my to do list. I am getting through it, but […]


by Helen • July 20, 2016