Activities for Kids

The best activities for kids have fun and educational aspects. Explore our favorite ideas, discover how to craft your own, and learn to get kids excited.
boy painting outside on deck
10 Nature Crafts To Do With Your Kids
Dad and daughter in the kitchen.
10 New Year's Resolutions For the Whole Family
Landmark and field trip location images on a computer
13 Virtual Field Trips Your Kids Can Take
how to help kids make friends during covid
How to Help Your Kids Make Friends During the COVID-19 Pandemic
little boy using finger paints
The 19 Best Toys for 3-Year-Olds of 2022
little boy and his mom playing with legos
The 20 Best Toys for 5-Year-Olds of 2022
mom helping her son do his homework
The 11 Best Educational Workbooks of 2022
Child kneading dough
It's Never Too Early to Get Your Kids in the Kitchen
toddlers playing
How Parents Can Use Indoor Play to Make Their Toddlers More Active
Teach your child to perform random acts of kindness.
7 Acts of Kindness Kids of All Ages Can Do
Snow play ideas - girl holding snowball outdoors
Snow Play Ideas for School-Aged Kids Who Don't Want to Stay Inside
Kids working with robot in an in-store class
Free In-Store Classes and Activities for Kids
Child playing with playdough
8 Fun and Simple Homemade Playdough Recipes
Mother and son buying movie tickets at the cinema
Where Your Family Can See Free Movies This Summer
A grandfather throws a baseball to his grandson in a park
Fun and Classic Ball Games to Play With Your Children
Little Boy Bowler
How to Get Free Bowling for Kids This Summer
Teens making flatbread pizzas in kitchen
Activities That Will Keep Your Teen Busy During the Summer
Eagle Scout
Assembling an Eagle Scout Binder From Essays to Project Details
Child's hands kneading modelling clay
What to Do If Your Child Eats Play Dough
Eagle Certificate
How Long Does It Take to Become an Eagle Scout?
cute children playing in the forest
Important Types of Play in Your Child's Development
camping with baby
How Parents Can Easily Take Their Little Ones Camping
Girl's Silhouette Profile
Encourage Your Child's Creativity With a Silhouette Art Project
Children jumping rope
Do You Remember These Jump Rope Rhymes?
A family of four having a scavenger hunt in their yard
Fun Ideas for Your Next Scavenger Hunt
kids playing in the rain
25 Fun Games and Activities to Play in the Rain
Family Playing Board Game at home
6 Fun Indoor Games to Play with Your Preschooler
Cub Scouts
How to Be a Super Cubmaster in the Scouting Program
Boys with digital tablet in forest.
What Is Geocaching?
Building toys
The 10 Best Building Toys and Blocks of 2022
family game night
Family Fun Night Ideas Everyone Will Love
A picture of moms with their kids at a play date
How Parents Can Plan a Successful Play Date for Their Children
Shadow puppets on floor
Playing With Baby: Shadow Games
These fun fall activities will keep your teen busy.
Teens Have Many Options for Fun Fall Activities
The 21 Merit Badges Required for Eagle
Music and dancing are great slumber party activities for the girls.
15 Activities for the Best Girls Slumber Party Ever
Midsection Of Boy Wearing Scout Scarf
Parent's Guide to Eagle Scouts
A famiy doing exergames
Rainy Day Activities for Teens That Are Fun and Productive
3 kids flying a kite outside
Best To-Do List Ever! 50 Fun Things to Do Outside With the Family
A picture of a mom and child playing a learning game with blocks
11 Fun Learning Activities Kids Can Do at Home
little girl playing with play dough
When Is Your Child Old Enough to Play With Play Dough?
children with pots and pans on their heads
101 Absolutely Free Activities for Kids
A girl playing dolls
Why It's Important for Children to Play Independently
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Donates 100 Millionth Book To Library Of Congress
Get Free Books for Kids From Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Mother and daughter playing with pots and pans
10 Music Games and Activities for Little Kids
volunteer ideas for kids - food drive
Projects Children Can Do to Help Those in Need
tween drawing picture with colored pencils
Fun Indoor Activities to Keep Your Tween Busy
Mature woman and two sons toasting marshmallows on campfire at night
How to Plan the Best Scout Campfire Program
Child doing downward dog on yoga mat
New Ideas for Brain Breaks for Kids
Kids playing with a soccer ball
Ball Games to Improve Your Child's Coordination
Sea shells on a beach, water and hills visible in the distance
Plan a Fun Nature Scavenger Hunt on the Beach or in the Woods
child learning to write
6 Fun Ways to Teach Your Preschooler to Write
Baby boy spelling WWW with blocks
Playing Blocks: Why Your Child Should Be Playing With Them
Toddler girl (18-21 months) in bath with shampoo in hair
How to Get Play Dough Out of Hair
Portrait of boy kayaking in ocean
Why Non-Competitive Sports May Be a Better Option for Your Tween
Boy Scout eagle pin and patch with uniform and merit badges
Soaring to Eagle Scout: Is It Worth It?
Baby boy smiling at his reflection
Baby Activities With a Mirror Can Help Develop Cognitive Function
Soap flakes
Why Soap Flakes Aren't Just for Laundry
Little girl with colorful plastic toy balls
Why Toy Balls Are the Perfect Skill-Builder for Little Kids
Father and daughter sitting in dark childrens room, looking at digital tablet
Visual Thinking Games Benefit Children by Teaching Attention to Detail