25 Creative Activities for Kids

Today is our last day of school before Spring Break.  Are you getting close too?  I love having the kids home but I also think it’s good to have some planned activities so they don’t all drive each other crazy.  Here are 25 creative activities to keep the kids busy during Spring Break.

paint t-shirts

build roadways through the house

swing on a homemade rope swing

make treats for the birds

sail a juice box boat

have a balloon car race

make swirly stones with hot rocks

weave on paper plates

share a dandelion wish

make a bug out of buttons

fly a paper kite

make leaf necklaces

make a batch of sidewalk chalk

slide down the stairwell on a cardboard slide

make a toad abode

build a craft stick catapult

have a little water gun fun with ping pong balls

weave on branches

play a game of jacks

have a snowball fight

get artistic in the rain

make a Lego maze

race ice cars

collect bugs with a homemade bug scoop

make monogrammed paintings

For updated ideas, follow my Keeping Kids Busy pinterest board!

Randi Dukes About Randi Dukes

I’m Randi, a wife and stay-at-home mom of five kids, ranging from preschool to high school. I love strong coffee, craft and DIY projects, my planner, my laptop, and my big ol’ family. When I’m not creating something for my blog, I can be found in the car, running kids from one place to another. I’m the one knitting at the red light.


  1. These are awesome ideas, Randi! I’ll be back to this one for sure. Off to pin!

  2. Fun. How long is your spring break?

  3. I love this! Pinning!

  4. cute ideas…anything to get them off the video games and use creative thinking ;-)

  5. This is one of the best collections of creative kids ideas I’ve ever seen! I love the style of what you’ve chosen- lots of cute ideas I’m excited to try over our own Spring Break soon! Thanks Randi- you are amazing :)

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