40 Indoor Kid Activities & Crafts (great for spring break!)

Anyone else in the middle of Spring Break?  Yeah, me too!


It’s still pretty chilly around here so, I’ve been browsing for INDOOR ideas to help entertain the kids this week.  Want to see what I have found?  Some of these look like so much fun…..and my kids have been looking over my shoulder while browsing and are DYING to try some!


Maybe they’ll help you too. :)

(Plus….I threw in a few extras that I made here, in case you need a few extra ideas!)

40 Indoor Kid Activities and Crafts....great for Spring Break! --- Make It and Love It




Turn Old Bottles into Toy Cars by Laughing Squid







Erupting Flour Paint by Learn Play Imagine










Simple Party Crowns by Craft and Creativity





Colored Ice Sculptures by The Artful Parent





A Table Hammock by Joyful Abode

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Watercolor Paper Towel Butterflies by Make It and Love It





Forest Finger Puppets by Handmade Charlotte

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Stamped Clay Jewelry by Make It and Love It





Lava Lamp Experiment by Art With P





Play-Doh Ideas by All Parenting





Busy Board by Millionayres

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Magnetic Pattern Blocks by Make It and Love It





Toilet Paper Roll Racers by Kifli Es Levendula





Snowball Fight by Rust and Sunshine





Painting with Watercolors and Oil by Babble Dabble Do





Cereal Box Mini Golf by The Decorated Cookie





Melting Ice Science Experiment by The Artful Parent





Bowling and Knock Down Activity by Powerful Mothering





DIY Cardboard Guitars by Make It and Love It





Fine Motor Skills with Pipe Cleaners by Sugar Aunts





 Puddle Jumping by Melissa and Doug Shop





Tin Can Golf by The Craft Train





DIY Walking Stilts for CHEAP by Make It and Love It






The 100 Cup Challenge by Busy Kids Happy Mom





Pom Pom Soccer by Kids Activities Blog





Homemade Paddle Ball and Balloon by Pen N’ Paper Flowers

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Pool Noodle Marble Race Track by Homespun Threads





Newspaper Forts by Modern Parents Messy Kids






DIY Moon Sand by Make It and Love It





Freezing Bubbles by Science Made Fun





Hula Hoop Rug by Spoonful





Airplane Catapult by Little Paper Dog





Pumpkin Spice Marshmallow Dough by Housing A Forest





Spinner Art by What Do we Do All Day





Magentic Paper Dolls by Make It and Love It





Create a Tape Path by Toddler Approved

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Cardboard Castle by Time Of The Aquarius





Homemade Gak by Make It and Love It





Paper Plate Fish by Made










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9 Responses to “40 Indoor Kid Activities & Crafts (great for spring break!)”
  1. 1
    Jenny K. says:

    Thanks for this great list of some very unique activities! I am going to try many of these with my kids.

  2. 2
    crystal says:

    Thank you for sharing. I have a 4 month old and am already collecting DIY projects for us. Ha :-)

  3. 3
    cucicucicoo says:

    So many cute ideas! Thanks for sharing! :) Lisa

  4. 4
    British American says:

    Thank you! Our spring break is next week and we’re still having winter temps. I totally need to buy 100 plastic cups for my kids. I’ve considered doing so before, but never have. Spring break might just be the reason we need.

    My son also loves making things out of ‘junk’ so the bottle cars and cardboard castle look good for him too.

  5. 5
    Carol says:

    Thanks!! Great ideas for Nanas and Grammas, too ;) Put some in my luggage for next time I visit my grandson, so Mom can take care of the new baby :)

  6. 6
    Pat Bedard says:

    HELP! I am very new to your wonderful website filled with great projects. However, I am Grandma age and not very comfortable with using a computer. Can you tell me how to find the directions for the Spring Break projects for children. They are all so great, thank you for any help you can give me. Keep up the great work!

    • 6.1
      Robin says:

      Hi Pat, on top of each project pictured there is the name of the project in red and which blog created the project. Hover your computer’s cursor over the name of the project in red, and click on it. It should take you to the page where you can find instructions and more information on the project. Have fun with them!

  7. 7

    Lots of great ideas, thank you for sharing. I love that most of the activities involve recycling and uses things you already have around the house.

  8. 8
    Holly says:

    There is some awesome ideas in her for toddler play. I kept going down the list going I’m going to do that first … No wait this one…

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