Activities

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

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
What do we think are the best outdoor and water toys for the kids to play in the garden. We've picked them - why not check them out. You are going to LOVE them!
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Six of the best outdoor and water games and toys for older kids this summer

It’s time to chuck the kids out into the garden with a few outdoor toys so that you can get a bit of peace and quiet. Alternatively, you might even be mad enough to join in… But what water games and other toys are there that are a little different for the garden, and can […]


by Helen • June 24, 2016
Over 30 fathers day gift ideas from KiddyCharts. Be sure to make one of these great crafts for your LOs Dad.
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30+ Fathers Day gifts for toddlers to make

That time of year is upon us again… It is time to celebrate Dads – yay! With over 30 Father’s Day gifts for you and your LO to choose from, there will be something fun here to make, which will be loved and cherished. We all know by now that pretty much every day is […]


by Helen • June 14, 2016
Mess free Father's Day card. Make dad smile with one of these cards. Make it today.
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Father’s Day card craft : Mess free activity for babies

Mess free guarantee with this fun Father’s Dad card craft! Are you looking for a Father’s Day card craft activity for your baby or toddler without worrying about messy hands or clothes..? Then our mess free Father’s Day card craft is the solution!   By using a freezer bag babies and toddlers can have finger […]


by Helen • June 7, 2016
Get messy and have fun with your baby! This sensory finger painting activity for babies is tasty fun too!
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Baby sensory finger painting

Baby sensory finger painting with food – a fun activity for baby Sensory finger painting is a great way to introduce your baby to art and painting at an early age. As babies love exploring with their mouths, today we have made edible finger paint, so there is no need to worry when they try […]


by Helen • May 23, 2016