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

Learn to draw Diary of a Wimpy Kid characters with your kids, so you can get even more fun out of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid films. We've got three tutorials for you on the site, so pop along and take a look.
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Learn to draw Diary of a Wimpy Kid #WimpyKidMovie

There is a new Diary of a Wimpy Kid film in town; The Long Haul (in Cinemas from 20th May, 2017). This time Mum is desperate to get her family to “reconnect” by going on a road trip. What could possibly go wrong with the Heffleys in a car with each other for a 48 hour […]


by Helen • May 22, 2017
Fun sand painting for toddlers
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Sand painting for toddlers

If you are looking for a new way to do painting with the children over the summer, then sand painting can be a fun way of adding a new dimension to normal painting. This is a great activity to do as we head towards summer, and you can make it after a trip to the […]


by Helen • May 11, 2017
Chidren with Musical Instruments with Clipping Path
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6 reasons why playing music helps your child

Music imprints itself on the brain deeper than any other human experience… Dr. Oliver Sacks Music is a natural medium for each newborn human and it is an essential part of every child’s development. The development of musical ability is invaluable for the improvement of creativity and abstract and logical thinking. Music has a positive […]


by Helen • March 17, 2017
5 tips for creating imaginative play spaces
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5 top tips for creating imaginative play spaces

Imagination is key to a child’s development. Pretend play can help children develop a real concept of the real world through a whole world of imagined scenarios. How can you as parents help nurture this creative side or this ability to pretend and create imaginary worlds? We have come up with five practical ways to […]


by Guest Blogger • March 10, 2017
Baby sensory cards activity for kids
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Baby sensory cards

Baby sensory cards are a great way to entertain your baby and help them learn about different textures and colours as well as helping their developing sight. So today we have made some and are sharing some ideas on what you can include. We have made one which shows the contrast of black and white. […]


by Helen • March 3, 2017
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Easter Egg matching game

We are preparing for Easter and today have made an Easter egg game. The idea of this game is to match the Easter eggs together which have the same pattern on them. Older children can also help to decorate the eggs for the game. This game can be tailored depending on your child’s age and […]


by Helen • February 22, 2017
Books about love for toddlers
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10 books about love for toddlers

We are sharing a list of wonderful books about love for toddlers with you today as the key to inspire the love for reading is to start early. 1. A Great Big Cuddle by Michael Rosen and Illustrated by Chris Riddell Beautifully illustrated poems, perfect for toddlers and pre-schoolers, documenting problems and pleasures of being […]


by Helen • February 8, 2017
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