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365 Fun Activities for Kids

This is awesome! Over 365 kids activities - something for every day of the year. Recipes, play activities, learning, arts and crafts. Have a fun filled 2014.

Welcome to the first Sunday Showcase of the year. I’ve been so inspired reading about all the fun activities for kids which are linked up each week that I thought it would be nice to do a big roundup of all the one I’ve featured so you can find them easily. There is something here for every day of the year so make sure you pin or bookmark it!

I can’t wait to see what you’re all getting up to in 2014 – here’s to a year packed full of fun!

This is awesome! Over 365 kids activities - something for every day of the year. Recipes, play activities, learning, arts and crafts. Have a fun filled 2014.


Outdoor Sound Hunt  from Inspiration Laboratories

Box Monster Phonics from The Iowa Farmer’s Wife

DIY Manipulatives for Preschool from Train Up a Child

Glitter Writing from Here Come the Girls

75 Ways to Practice Spellings From Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas

Reading some new picture books from Here Come the Girls

Cooking With Kids

Wreck it Ralph cake from Here Come the Girls

Minnie and Mickie cakes from Here Come the Girls

Banana Ice Cream from Here Come the Girls

Naughts and Crosses Lunchbox from Here Come the Girls

Mini meat pies from Here Come the Girls

Eating banana pudding from Here Come the Girls

Making Egyptian Bread from Here Come the Girls

Irish Stew from Here Come the Girls

A Recipe for Ratatouille from Here Come the Girls


Snowmen Number Matching from Maros Kindergarten

 Penguin Number Puzzles from Maro’s Kindergarten

Mouse Shapes from Learning and Growing the Piwi Way

Picture book Numbers from Blog Me Mom

Winter Pack from 3 Dinosaurs

Colour Games For Toddlers from Moms Have Questions Too 

Valentine’s Day

Lavender Heart Sewing from Crafty Mom’s Share

Stitched Heart Card from My Lens is Ruby Red

Heart Weaving from An Idea for Tuesday

Valentine Window Decorations from the Fairy and the Frog

Double Heart Cookies from We Made That

Valentines Day Tic Tack Toe from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Heart Window Decorations From Here Come the Girls

Valentine’s Stained Glass Cookies From Here Come the Girls


Preschool Writing Center from Stay at Home Educator

Encouraging Letter Writing from learning and Growing the Piwi Way

Kid Made Alphabet Book  from Reading Confetti

Kitchen Floor Chalk from How to Run a Home Daycare

Fine Motor Challenge from 3 Dinosaurs

Writing Prompts from The Well Educated Family Blog

Messy Play

Valentine’s day Sensory Box from Buggy and Buddy

Spaghetti Messy Play from Mother’s Always Right

Neopolitan Cloud Dough from Kidzone

Rainbow Cloud dough from Four Little Piglets

Wet and Dry Sensory Play from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Painting With Trains from Play Trains


Princess Addition from Creative Family Fun

Early Numeracy with Cars from Mummy Mummy Mum

Snowmen Math from JDaneiel4’sMom

Finding Numbers from Le Baby Bakery

Shadow Math from High Hill Education

How Many Hearts? from Creative Connections for Kids

Imaginative Play

Monorail Ticket Booth from Play Trains

Toy Stop/Slow Sign from Crafty Moms Share

Cardboard Car from Creative Playhouse

Bunny Sock Puppet from My Lens is Ruby Red

Story Telling from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Chick Small World from At Home With Ali

Developing Imaginative Play ideas From Here Come the Girls

Sisters by David Mcphail From Here Come the Girls

Playing Post Offices From Here Come the Girls

Pretending to be fairies From Here Come the Girls

Celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day from Here Come the Girls


Manet Still Life from Tiger Chronicles

Mondrian Art Project from Pragmatic Mom

Math Art from What We Do All Day

Large Scale Drawing from Two of Everything

Art Activities Round up from B-Inspired Mama

Kids Art – Klimt the Tree of Life  From Here Come the Girls

Rainbow Window Decorations From Here Come the Girls

Dr Seuss

Celebrating Dr Seuss from Leapfrog and Ladybird

Dr Seuss Lunch from Keitha’s Chaos

Dr Seuss Activities from Learners in Bloom

Dr Seuss Playdate from Discovering the world through my son’s eyes

Dr Seuss Week from Mama to 4 Blessings

Dr Seuss Fitness from Fit Body Full Life

Round up from Tutoring in the Triangle

The Cat in the Hat costume  From Here Come the Girls

The Cat in the Hat Craft  From Here Come the Girls

Easter Eggs

Easter Scratch Art from Putti’s World

Sticky Easter Egg Wall from Putti’s World

Rhyming Eggs from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Egg Carton Chicks from Red Ted Art

Potato Masher Egg Prints from De Tout et de Rein

Salt Dough eggs from Powerful Mothering

Easter Egg letter Matching from Mess for Less

Easter Cards from Frugal Fun for Boys

Easter Egg Soaps from Blog Me Mom

Easter Egg Handprints from Fun a Day

Play dough  easter eggs From Here Come the Girls

Toddler Activities

How to Create Engaging Learning Experiences for Toddlers from Connecting Family and Seoul 

Toy Tool Match Up from The Measured Mom

Water and Beads from Buggy and Buddy

Lovely Lemon Play dough from Two of Everything

Pony Small World from Kara’s Classroom 

Dinosaur Eggs from Teaching Mama 

Sticky Sheep Activity from Twodaloo featuring on B-Inspired-Mama

DIY Magnet Board from Princesses, Pies, & Preschool Pizzazz

Life cycles

Fingerprint Lady Bug Life Cycle Craft from Reading Confetti

Number Recognition Activity: Ladybugs on a Leaf from the Measured Mom

Life-cycle of butterflies last year: Walking With Butterflies

Life cycle of the butterfly sensory box from Kara’s Classroom 

Butterfly Garland from Sugar Aunts

Butterflies…Hands-on Activities to Enhance Learning from for the Children 

Butterfly Craft from PinkOddy

Pond Themed Sensory Sink from My nearest and Dearest

Frog sensory sink from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

The Very Hungry Caterpillar threading From Here Come the Girls

Learning Letter Sounds

Alphabet Sorting from An Idea on Tuesday

Alphabet Sounds Box from Teaching Mama

A is for Angry bird from Finding the Teachable Moments

Tot School Letter J from Wildflower Ramblings

Printable books (letter L)

Letter L books from The Measured Mom

Tot School Letter L from School Time Snippets

M for Monkey from Memorising the Moments

Letter T activities from Those Moments in Between

Book Based Activities

Rhyming With Alice the Fairy from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Jack and the Beanstalk Planting from The Usual Mayhem

Math Questions for Duck on a Bike from The Usual Mayhem

The Lorax Inspired Pixie Sticks from Reading Confetti

Poetry Journals from Buggy and Buddy

Andy the Lion Activities from School Time Snippets

The Very Quiet Cricket from Teaching Mama

The Very Hungry Caterpillar from Teaching Mama

Plants and Trees

Gardening with kids from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Arbor Day Activities from Living Montessori Now

Growing Pumpkins in Pumpkins from Life With Moore Babies

Rosie Sprout’s Time to Shine from JDainel 4’sMom

Trees Rocks and Taking Care of the earth from For the Children

Garden Sensory Bin from The Clutter and Chaos

Sensory gardening from Little Wonder’s Days

Nature Study from Learning and Growing the Piwi Way

Outdoor Activities

Volcano Sensory Fun from The Measured Mom

Toddler Nature Study from The Usual Mayhem

Yukon Gold from Mercies Raining Down

Water Blob from We Made That

DIY Outdoor Road from And Next Comes L

Air Resistance from the Pleasantest Thing

Painting in the Garden  from Here Come the Girls

Growing Sunflowers  from Here Come the Girls

Outdoor Play in the Leaves  from Here Come the Girls

Sandpit Treasure Hunt  from Here Come the Girls

Catching Crickets  from Here Come the Girls

Nature Hunts from Here Come the Girls

First camping trip from Here Come the Girls

Making mud pies from Here Come the Girls

Activities for Boys

Cardboard box Tardis from I’m Well Confused Me

Waterbeads and Golf Tees from Teaching Mama

Transportation Theme from Enchanted School Room

Egg carton MiniCopters from The Craft Train

Demolition Derby from KZ and Me

Simple Snake Craft from Gift of Curiosity

Shark lapbook from SchoolTime Snippets

Steam Train Art from Play Trains

Zipline from mercies Raining Down

Ice Boats from Reading Confetti

Tinkering from making Boys Men

Percy Jackson Bookclub from Pragmatic Mom

Cardboard box police car from Here Come the Girls

Cardboard box canoe from Here Come the Girls

Cardboard box train from Here Come the Girls

Summer Learning

Letter Matching Game from Thrive 360 Living

Little Town Sight Word Game

Pom Pom Graphing from Gift of Curiosity

Preschool Botany from The Gift of Curiosity (Part 2) (Part 3)

Bubble Science from Buggy and Buddy

Lunchboxes from Keiths’s Chaos

Dental Health (Part 1) (Part 2) from Sorting Sprinklers

Weaving from Buggy and Buddy

Paper Plate Froggy Puppets from The Craft Train

Spin Art from Alex Nguyen Portraits

Cookie book and Activity from Crafty Mom Share

Tin Can Indoor Golf from The Craft Train

Rhythm Games from Lets Play Music

Father’s Day

Father’s Day Book from Buggy to Buddy

Crafts Stick Bookmark from RedTedArt

Father’s Day dessert from JDaniel4’sMom

Father’s Day Book from The Measured Mom

Father’s Day Frame from We Made That

Candy Tie from Coffee With Us 3

Children’s Books for Fathers Day from Buggy to Buddy

Play Activities

Edible Zoo from Fantastic fun and learning

Penguin Small World from Thrive 360 Living

Messy Play Date from B-Inspired Mama

Monsters Inc Puppets from RedTedArt

Pipe Cleaner Acrobats from To The Moon and Back

Outdoor Water Play from Wildlife Ramblings (hosted on Life With Moore Babies)

Discovery baskets from Th Magnolia Barn

Playing with Ice from Ingles 360

Cardboard box slide from Here Come the Girls

Playing with dolls from Here Come the Girls

4th July

Fireworks decorations from Buggy and Buddy

Patriotic Wands from Buggy to Buddy

4th july Games from Moms have Questions Too

4th July Sensory Bin from Moms Have Questions Too

Puffy Fireworks from Enchanted Homeschool Mom

Fireworks in a Jar from Gift of Curiosity

4th July Pack from 3 Dinosaurs

10 Ways to make fireworks with Reading Confetti

4th July drink from We-Made-That

4th July I-Spy from JDaniel4’sMom

Letters and Words

R is for Rhino on Memorising the Moments

ABC and sigLego Animal Alphabet Printable from Play Learn Love

Letter formation Printable from Teacher @Home

Alphabet box from Wildflower Ramblings

Letter M Activities from School Time Snippets

I Spy Sensory Words on Sugar Aunts

Tape Resist Names from Mummy Musings and Mayhem

ABC and sight word water balloons from 123 Homeschool 4 me

Summer Learning

Learning Letters With Water Balloons from Reading Confetti

Ice cream Math from The Gift of Curiosity

Racing Lolly Sticks from Science Sparks

Shadows from Science Sparks

Butterfly Sight Words from JDaniel4’s Mom

By The Seashore Unit  from Sorting Sprinkles

Vanilla Spice Sensory Letters from Fun a Day

Map Activities from KC Edventures

Back to School

Craft Stick School Bus from Reading Confetti

Back to School Treasure Bins from JDaniel4’sMom

Back to School Countdown Calendar from Lalymom

School Supplies Scavenger Hunt from B-Inspired Mama

School Lunch Ideas from Mama of Many Blessings

Back to School Checklist from Mum’s Make Lists

Early Chapter Books about School from What We Do All day

Back to School Traditions from lalymom

Toddler Play

Alexander Calder Inspired Art from School time Snippets

Mini outdoor dens from Mummy Mummy Mum

Magic Potions from Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Rainbow Barley Sensory Play from Twodaloo

Rice Sensory Bin – from Little Bins for Little Hands

Hidden Ice Treasures from Gift of Curiosity

Ice Cream Sensory Bin from P is for Preschool

Insects in Jello from Fun Toddler Activities

Farm Sensory Bin from Crayonbox Chronicles

Water Bead Cooking from Muddy Toes and Creative Minds

Crafts for Kids

Delivery Truck Craft from Craftulate

Tide Pool Crafts from Buggy to Buddy

Ocean themed Paintings from Gift of Curiosity

Wind Tubes Crafts from Bear and Lion

Fairy Wings from The Gingerbread House

Monsters Inc Craft from Treading on Lego

Creating with Rocks from my Nearest and Dearest

Washer Necklaces from We Made That

Superhero Cuffs from Reading Confetti

Dinosaur Paper Plates from Crayon Box Chronicles

Ladybug letters made from shells  from Here Come the Girls

Sponge cakes for pretend play  from Here Come the Girls

Origami flowers  from Here Come the Girls

Making papier mache hens  from Here Come the Girls

The Gruffalo  from Here Come the Girls

Round up of Crafts Post  from Here Come the Girls

Cardboard Box Doll’s House  from Here Come the Girls

Cardboard Boats  from Here Come the Girls

Art Activities

Party Popper Art from Life with Moore Babies a guest post on To the Moon and Back

Train Painting from Teach Through Play

Salt Art with from Buggy to Buddy

Contact Paper Art from Teaching Mama

Dot Marker Art from Fun Toddler Activities

Bubble Bath Paint from Toddler Activities

Hole Punch Art from EduArt4kids

Ice Chalk ideas from B-Inspired Mama

Picnic Table Art from Simply Natural Mom

Coloured salt from Simply Natural Mom

Making Kandinsky inspired art from Here Come the Girls

Bringing Books to Life

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Puppet from Twodaloo

Room on the Broom Storybook Art from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Letter Match from The Pleasantest Thing

Zoo Reading with Jim Arnsky from Happy Birthday Author

Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel Activities from Living Montessori Now

Alice in Wonderland in a Jar from 4 Kids, 2 Guinea Pigs and One Happy family

Jack and the Beanstalk from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Old Macdonald Printable from Buggy and Buddy

Jack and the Beanstalk Activities from 3 Dinosaurs

The Kissing Hand Lunch from Keitha’s Chaos

Crafts for Kids

Lego Necklace from Mama to 5 Blessings

Lego Desk Organiser from Kids Activities Blog

Homemade Bouncy Ball from Kids Activity Blog

The Owl and the Pussy Cat Masks from The Craft Train

Giant Squid Craft from B-Inspired Mama

Craft Stick Bracelets from Creative Family Fun

Autumn Apple Craft from A Spoonful of Crafts

Quilted Plates from Life With Moore Babies

Bottle Sculptures from life With Moore Babies

Beaded Hanger from We Made That

Despicable Me Minions from Pams Party and Practical Tips

Royal Gem Crayons from Sorting Sprinkles

Fimo Petits Fours from Here Come the Girls

Making pretend bread from Here Come the Girls

Making a Leaf Wreath from Here Come the Girls

Cardboard Pastries from Here Come the Girls

Fall Activities

Fall Play Dough from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Fall Sensory Bin from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Fall Sensory Cloud Dough from Simply Mommie

Fine Motor Skills with Acorns rom WHat We Do All Day

Cinnamon Maple Salt Tray from My Nearest and Dearest

Apple Orchard Pretend Play from My Nearest and Dearest

Autumn Songs for Kids from Let’s Play Kids Music

Fun Fall Books from Where Imagination Grows

Fall Colours Art from Buggy to Buddy

Homemade Fall Maracas from Blog Me Mom

Fall Sensory Jars from Blog Me Mom

Fall Tree with Clay Leaves from Simple Fun for Kids

Fall Sign from We Made That

Autumn Leaves Play dough from Here Come the Girls


Kids in the kitchen: 7 things to learn from The Measured Mom

Kids in the Kitchen: Sibling Play from The Long Good Read

Worry Dolls from Actually Mummy

Kids Manners from Mums Make Lists

The Kissing Hand from Fantastic Fun and Learning

The Importance of Quick Creativity from Creative Connections

10 Things I Love about You from Bits of Positivity

A Post about ADHD from Here Come the Girls

Tips for toddlers with tablets  from Here Come the Girls

Art for Kids

Autumn Nail Art from Crating Connections 

Abstract Oil Pastels from Eduart 4 Kids

Pizza Box Easel from Munchkins and Moms

Pumpkin and Monster Jars from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Van Gogh from Sorting Sprinkles

Spin Painting from Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds 

Shaving Cream Puffy paint from Simple Fun for Kids

Shaving Foam Painting from Simple Mommy

Lotion paint from My Nearest and Dearest

Mirror Painting from teach What Counts

Family Reward Chart from Here Come the Girls


Decorating Pumpkins With Leaves from Me and My Shadow

Spin Art Pumpkins from Rainy Day Mum

Pumpkin Plates from Pinkoddy

Halloween Crafts from Mummy Mummy Mum

Indoor Obstacle Course from LalyMom

Sticky Witch Hat from Twodaloo

Marbled Pumpkins from Simple Fun for Kids

Spooky Haunted Village from Look What Mom Found

Witches Hat Treats from Here Come the Girls

 Gel Writing from Here Come the Girls

Cinderella Pumpkin Carriage from Here Come the Girls

Pumpkin Activities

Pumpkin Craft and Name Activity from Fantastic Fun and learning

Jack o Lantern Collages from Reading Confetti

Pumpkin Crafts from Blog Me Mom

Pumpkin Pie Invitation to Play from Sow Sprout Play

Pumpkin Treat Holder from Buggy and Buddy

Pumpkin Songs from Let’s Play Music

Pumpkin Seed Bowl from Enchanted Learning

Pumpkin Rice from Munchkin and Bean

Pumpkin Books and Crafts from Virtual Book Club for Kids

Painting With Pumpkins from teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds

Smashing Pumpkins from My Nearest and Dearest

Pumpkin Sensory Bag from Teaching Mama

Pumpkin Sun Catchers from Here Come the Girls

Painting with pumpkins from Here Come the Girls

Pumpkin Cards from Here Come the Girls

Witches Hat Treats from Here Come the Girls

5 Little Pumpkins Play dough from Here Come the Girls

Pumpkin Cakes from Here Come the Girls

Pumpkin Tea potfrom Here Come the Girls

Pumpkin and Chickpea Curryfrom Here Come the Girls

Fruit Loop Pumpkins from Here Come the Girls

Pumpkin Pizza from Here Come the Girls

Pumpkin cookie stacks from Here Come the Girls

Cardboard Crafts

Marble Run from Powerful Mothering

Gift box from We Made that

Cardboard Tube and Hair bands from Cratulate

Making Corn Shakers from Sew Sprout Play

Egg Carton monsters from The Craft Train

Letter Recognition Trees from Growing Book by Book

MineCraft Creeper Costume from Crafty Allie

DIY Shape Sorter from Kids Activities Blog

Thanksgiving Turkeys

Leaf Turkey from Creative Connections for Kids

Turkey Finger Puppet from JDaniel5’sMom

Turkey fine motor skills from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Turkey Thanksgiving Wreath  from Alamo City Moms Blog

Thanksgiving Turkey Topper from There’s Magic Out There

Thanksgiving Handprints from  There’s Magic Out There

Turkey Cards from  There’s Magic Out There

Cardboard Tube and Coffee Filter Turkey from Reading Confetti

Tissue Paper Turkey by Numbers from Crayon box Chronicles

Turkey Puzzle from KCE Edventures

Pinecone Turkey Place cards from Homegrown Friends

Turkey Footprints from Happy Hooligans

Paint Chip Turkeys from Happy Hooligans

Fine Motor Turkey from Twodaloo

Turkey fruit snacks from Coffee Cups and Crayons

Turkey Craft and Printable from Kids Activity Blog

Turkey Hand and Footprints from Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas

Turkey Learning Fun from  Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas

Crafts for Kids

Egg carton fire truck from The Craft Train

Sew an Apple from The Jenny Evolution

Cork Owls from Happy Hooligans

Leaf Wreath from Craftulate

Leaf Owl from J Daniel 4’s Mom

Helicopter Craft from There’s Just One Mommy

Cardboard Dinosaurs from Powerful Mothering

Fun Learning Activities

Kandinsky Felt Board from School Time Snippets

Early Learning Magnet Puzzle from B-Inspired Mama

Musical Letters from Reading Confetti

Moveable Alphabet from Mom’s Have Questions Too

Moose Tracks Cookies from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Lego Bar Charts from Science Sparks

Christmas Play Dough

Pomegranate Play Dough from My Nearest and Dearest

Christmas Fine Motor play dough from Racheous

Hot Cocoa Cloud Dough from Sow Sprout Play

Chamomile Calming Dough from  Sow Sprout Play

Build a Snowman Foam Dough from Crayon Box Chronicles

Tinsel Play Dough from Laughing Kids Learn

Christmas Trees Play Dough from us at Here Come the Girls

 Christmas Learning

Preschool Math Snowman from JDaniel4’s Mom

Sight Word Christmas Tree from JDaniel4’s Mom

Fine Motor Gem Wreath from 3 Dinosaurs

Christmas Mini Pack from 3 Dinosaurs

Santa Letter Creation Station from Little Wonders’ Days

Literacy Christmas Salad from Growing Book by Book

Pom Pom Painting from Fantastic Fun and Learning

20 Christmas Books from Generation iKid

Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt from Moms and Munchkins

How to Teach Jingle Bells from Let’s Play Music

Color Christmas Ornaments from Buggy to Buddy

Learn to count with Christmas tree play dough from Here Come the Girls

Fine Motor Skills Christmas trees from Here Come the Girls

Learn your name Christmas wreath from Here Come the Girls


Gingerbread Men from Powerful Mothering

Craft Stick Stars from Powerful Mothering

Abstract Ornaments from Buggy to Buddy

Mini Paper Angels from The Craft Train

Candy Cane Wreath from We Made That

Egg Carton Bells from Crystals Tiny Treasures

CD Snowmen from Happy Hooligans

Open Ended Ornament Making from Pragmatic Mom

Christmas Puzzle Wreath from Maro’s Kindergarten

Woollen Baubles from Mum’s the Word

Bead decorations from Here Come the Girls

Learn your name Christmas wreath from Here Come the Girls

Preschool Christmas cards from Here Come the Girls

Winter small world from Here Come the Girls

Light bulbs sun catcher  from Here Come the Girls

Christmas trees sun catcher from Here Come the Girls

Homemade advent calendar from Here Come the Girls

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