101 Activites To Keep Your Kids Busy This Spring- With FREE Printable Planner
To use this planner just follow these simple steps
1. Fill in your planner with important MUST DO events and activities like doctor appointments etc.
2. Plan out your menu for the week with snacks and your nearly done.
So, lets start off with the first 10
- Make marshmallow models using cocktail sticks.
- Press some pretty Spring flowers to make a Spring picture.
- Go for a bug hunt
- Plan and make a fairy garden
- Visit a farmers market.
- Go rock pooling for crabs.
- Make a lego movie
- Diy pizza. What toppings will you have.
- Plant some seeds or summer bulbs
- Visit a pet store and try a pet handling session.
Bake butterfly cakes
Have a picnic
- Go on a nature hunt. Make a Nature Journal and record your adventures
- Jump in puddles
- Draw an outdoor gallery with chalk.
- Take a small amount of money and visit a charity shop or thrift store and see who can by the beat thing with the least amount of money.
- Bake chocolate chip cookies together
- Make a suncatcher
- Design a card for someone using your pressed flowers
Ready for 10 more activites?
- Look for cherry blossom
- Mud pie kitchen anyone?
- Make a cherry blossom painting with a soda bottle
- Fly a kite. Try making your own.
- Visit an ice cream shop for an extra treat.
- Make a daisy chain
- Visit a butterfly house
- Make a rain gauge
- Go to the woods to look for bluebells
- Plant some herbs
With me so far??
- Feed ducks at the park.
- Decorate some boiled eggs
- Sail a toy boat. Make one from origami if you dont have one.
- Play in the rain
- Go outside to look at stars – lie on a rug
- Have a picnic and look at the clouds
- Do a jigsaw puzzle together
- Do colouring in/drawing with them
- Play hopscotch together and re discover old fashioned games with a tennis ball.
- Teach them a new skill
Last 10 before we hit half way woo hoo!
- Look through photo albums of when they were babies and tell them about adventures you had.
- Go to a museum
- Learn something new together
- Harvest some vegetables or go strawberry picking.
- Make something delicious from your pickings. Try this amazing beetroot relish recipe.
- Take them surprise camping even if its the back yard.
- Have a pyjama day and eat icecream for dinner and dinner for breakfast. Mix it up
- Take them out to lunch. A fancy grown up meal.
- Face paint each other.
- Make puppets and act out a story.
Right next 10 coming along
- Make a model from some junk.
- Take a trip to a candy shop and let them pick some sweets.
- Splatter paint on an old sheet (outside) and hang it on the
- Read a chapter book together
- Play Pooh sticks
- Roll down a steep bank
- Make flower faces.
- Bake a sweet treat for your neighbours
- Go on a bicycle trip
Last 40 sanity savers, found any you like so far?
- Have breakfast somewhere unusual
- Make a time capsule
- Have a race
- Make an obstacle course
- Make juice pops
- Climb a tree
- Make jelly
- Come up with your own smoothies recipe with frozen fruit
- Make your own slushies.
- Catch snails or ladybugs
- Collect tadpoles
30 left are you keeping up?
- Have a sleepover in the living room
- Play monopoly for hours
- Make a ‘day in the life’ film about you or someone you know
- Take a bus tour and see your town from a new level
- Save up the pennies you pick up all summer and spend them on something before school starts back. Treat it like a real treasure hunt. Check the back of sofa’s, pockets in forgotten jackets, pavements near parks, shops and bus stops. You never know.
- Make a den
- Blow bubbles
- Try finger knitting. How long can you go?
- Make something from loom bands.
- Sketch in a nature journal and really study something that interest you. A flower, feather or bird etc. Try to study it up close and draw pictures of all the parts and try to name them all.
Last 20 here we go!!!
- Make self portraits using a mirror and art supplies.
- Make the biggest marble run you can from loo roll tubesDo a family challenge for charity.
- Celebrate Earthday and make something new from something old.
- Cook a meal from a different country. Travel with your taste buds
- Start a scrapbook or collection of something that interests you.
- Write down 10 questions about the world around you. Now visit a library to discover the answer.
- Make a gift for someone
- Send a postcard to someone special
- Sow an apple seed and watch it grow.
- Look for 4 leaf clovers.
How much fun was that. So many free and easy activities to help keep your kids entertained at the drop of a hat. No fancy equiptment and cost.
- Infact it was so much fun here are a few more.
- Chase a rainbow
- Go geocaching
- Have a film night complete with popcorn.
- Go to the zoo or an animal sanctuary
- Have an ‘invent a sandwich’ day raid the cupboards and fridge and see what combinations you come up with. Only rule is you have to eat what you make!!
- Have a celebration. Just because…
- Hold an olympics in your garden.
- Make a bow and arrow from rose wood. Watch out for thorns.
- Have pancakes for dinner
- Grow lettuce (or cress) on your windowsill
- Learn a magic trick.
- Go pond dipping
- Hatch a caterpillar.
- Make a quiz for your family.
- Write a story or a comic together
So! Do you feel a bit more prepared for school breaks and I’m Bored moments??? What’s your favourite on the list?? Share this list with your friends, maybe you could do some of these activities together?? Let me know how you get on. Do you have any other ones you’d like to add to my list???