Games & Activities

Ideas for entertaining a child - Websites with fun activities and games, mazes, word searches. Also learn rules to games

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 Big Boggle

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Games contains 25 plastic letter cubes with plastic cubegrid, dome and cover, a 3-minute sand timer, instructions. 2 or more players Affiliate Link to Amazon

 Flippin' Frogs Game

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Game offers fast-paced, silly fun for whole family on Leap Day. Affiliate Link to

 Shadow Games

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Finding fun with a flashlight. by Klutz Press - Published 2005 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 Tangrams: 330 Puzzles

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by Ronald C. Read - Paperback - Published 1965 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 The Everything Kids' Hidden Pictures Book

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Hours of challenging fun! Ages 9 to 12. by Beth L. Blair - Paperback - Published 2003 Affiliate Link to Amazon

7 Ideas for Celebrating Leap Day

Celebrate that extra day in February with some of these fun and educational activities. PTO Today

Around Town Scavenger Hunt List Ideas

Coolest Parties

Backyard Scavenger Hunt Kids Activities

Bat Dot-to-Dot Printout

Enchanted Learning

Battleship - Printable Board and Battleships

Printable Board Games

Block Matching Game

Block Matching Game

Use this tutorial and Dollar Tree supplies to create an educational and fun picture matching game for the kids. Associate

Boggle PDF

Rules for the Boggle game by Parker Brothers. Hasbro


Boggle instructions, rules and strategy. Board Games Pub

Car Dot-toDot Printout

Enchanted Learning


Learn how to play. US Chess Federation

Chess - Printable Board and Pieces

Printable Board Games

Chinese Checkers - Printable Chinese Checkers

Printable Board Games

Cookie Counting Game

Cookie Counting Game

These counting cookie games are perfect for cookie-loving preschoolers! Kids will love practicing their numbers with these free printable activities! In The Playroom

Dominoes - Printable Standard Dominoes

Printable Board Games

Dot-to-Dot at Kid Printables

Dot-to-dot fun to print. Kid Printables

Dot-to-Dot Pictures

Free dot-to-dot pictures. My Free Colouring Pages

Dot-to-Dot Printout (Challenging) PDF

Ages: 8 - Adult Monkeying

Dot-to-Dots at All Kids Network

Free printable dot-to-dot pages. All Kids Network

Educational Word Search

These word searches range from simple words that will help preschoolers and kindergartners who are just learning to read, up to 3rd and 4th graders who seek more of a challenge. Kid Printables

Fall Nature Photo Scavenger Hunt

Go Explore Nature

Feed the Shark Color Sorting Game

Feed the Shark Color Sorting Game

This ocean-themed game, feed the shark sorting game, will give little ones hours of fun and learning. Conserva Mom

Felt Pirate Hat

Make a pirate hat. Simple Simon and Co.

Fishing Toy Set

AOK Corral

Frog Games

Play these fun games with your family or at a Leap Year party. Tip Junkie

Games for Kids Involving Walkie Talkies

Hidden Pictures at All Kids Network

Free printable hidden picutres for kids. All Kids Network

Kidoku Puzzles

Here are hundreds of kid-friendly sudoku puzzles suitable for printing. Krazy Dad

Makeshift T-ball!

With paper towel tubes and crate or box make a T-ball stand. Toddler Toddler

Maths Chase

Maths Chase aim is to make maths learning more fun for everyone. They have found that our simple game really helps children learn their times tables. Math Chase


Dozens of printable mazes. Lots of fun.... Kid Printables

Mazes - Printable Mazes

A huge selections of free printable mazes, easy to hard. Krazy Dad

Mazes at All Kids Network

Printable mazes for kids. All Kids Network

Memory Board Game

With simple household materials made this game. Bead Jewelry Making

Musical Lily Pad

Play this fun game with your family or at a Leap Year party. This game is the same concept as “Musical Chairs”. Tip Junkie

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Dukes and Duchesses

Paper Bag Puppet Tutorials

Very simple puppets made from small paper lunch bags. You can also make a raccoon, dog, cat, rabbit, bunny, mouse, pig, or panda. Enchanted Learning

Park/Nature Scavenger Hunt List

Diva Girl Parties and Stuff

Peta Kids

Peta Kids has lots of kid-friendly activities including coloring pages, cards, word scrambles, crafts and more. Peta Kids

Photo Scavenger Hunt

How to have a photo scavenger hunt.

Photo Scavenger Hunt

3 Mountain Girls

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Explore nature with a photo scavenger hunt. Go Explore Nature

Picnic Word Search

Find the words - easy word search. Activity Village

Pin the Crown on the Frog

Play this fun game with your family or at a Leap Year party. Tip Junkie

Pirate Bandana

How to make a pirate bandana. Disney Family

Pirate Games

Yahoo Voices

Pirate Games

Essential Kids

Pirate Hat

Newspaper pirate hat. Busy Bee Kids Crafts

Pirate Hat, Scope & Eye Patch

Make a hat, spy scope and an eye patch. Alpha Mom

Pirate Hooks

Busy Bee Kids Crafts

Pirate Ship

Make a pirate boat. Nuture Store

Pirate Ship

Easy Peasy Pirate Ship for Imaginative Play Learn with Play at Home

Pirate Stuff for Junior Pirates

Talk Like A Pirate

Pirate Sword

Make a pirate sword with PVC pipe. Frugal Fun 4 Boys

Pirates 101 - Free Online Games

Pirate 101

Puzzles and Games

Lots of fun activities - dot-to-dot, brain teasers, picture scramble and more. Kid Printables

Rubber Band Planet

Rubber Band Planet

The planets are easy to make with paper and colored rubber bands. We made these planets in a few hours. The planets can be put onto a mobile to hang in a child's room.
Watch the video to find out more and look for the link to purchase The Smithsonian Maker Lab book.

Smithsonian Maker Lab: DNA Strands PSroject

Smithsonian Maker Lab: DNA Strands PSroject

This is one of the activities in the Smithsonian Maker Lab book. To make the DNA strands, paper and painters tape is used. Highlighters are used to create the different colors.
This books has 28 kid-safe STEM projects and crafts for kids ages 8-12.
Learn more and purchase the book here.
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Telescope make with a paper tube. Craft Project Ideas

Tic Tac Toe

Make your own Tic Tac Toe board game. Bead Jewelry Making

Toddler Skeetball

With cottage cheese containers and large box make toddler skeetball which will keep toddler busy. Toddler Toddler

Train Dot-to-Dot Printout

Enchanted Learning

Turkey Dot-toDot Printout

Enchanted Learning

Walkie Talkie Hide N Seek

Walkie talkie hide n seek hospital version. Heros for Children

Winter Nature Walk

Scavenger hunt senses checklist. Go Explore Nature

Word Search Puzzles

Dozens of word search puzzles which are fun for kids, but are also a great way for kids to learn new words as well as reinforcing known words. Kid Printables

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