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

50+ fun screen free activities for boys
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50+ screen free activities for boys

Do you have young boys (or indeed girls of course) at home that either want to spend their time behind the telly or their tablet? Or they are constantly saying they are bored? Well we have gathered some amazing ideas for screen free activities for boys and girls so that they can step away from […]


by Helen • July 28, 2017
50 cool films every kid must see before they grow up
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50 films every kid must see before they grow up

The BFG, The Lion King and Up! have been named as three of the films all children should watch before the age of 11, according to a new list compiled by leading film industry experts. The guide to the 50 films every child should see before they grow up has been created by film education charity Into Film, […]


by Helen • July 12, 2017
Five awesome tips to keep kids learning with educational screen time
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Five tips to keep kids learning with educational screen time

The summer holidays are almost upon us, and six weeks (or more) is a very long time. Keeping children occupied can be exhausting and expensive – and even the best of us will resort to screen time in the quest for a quiet life. Screen time battles are every parent’s bugbear – but what if […]


by Angie Shatford • July 7, 2017
Fun flower activity for toddlers
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Flower activity for toddlers

Today we have been enjoying some sunshine, and have made this flower activity for toddlers and preschoolers. In this activity, the children can take the petals on and off the flower. This is great for practicing fine motor skills, counting and hand-eye co-ordination. Older children can help to make this by helping with the cutting, […]


by Helen • June 20, 2017
Bookbeat audiobooks made my reluctant reader smile - can't you see?
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5 reasons why Audiobooks are perfect for active kids and reluctant readers

Sometimes it’s hard to get my wee boy to read – he just doesn’t sit still for long enough. He is very much one of those classic reluctant readers. He is so active, there is almost always seems to be something better to do. He’d rather kick a football, jump on a trampoline, watch a spider […]


by Helen • June 16, 2017
How to make ABC Sponge Stamps
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How to make ABC Sponge Stamps

Practicing the ABC’s can be repetitive and dull when the same teaching techniques are used over and over. Add some variety to your child’s alphabet letter learning by making these darling ABC Sponge Stamps together! Make one for all 26 letters and stamp out the predictability of teaching the alphabet. Your little one can use these sponge stamps […]


by Helen • June 13, 2017
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