DIY Fun for Kids

The best toddler activity materials.

Entertain your toddler using any or all of the following materials. Each option is cheap (which is always nice) and provides your toddler with the stimulation his or her growing ...

Create a whole other world for your kids right in your backyard. Make a village out of painted stones to inspire their imaginations and love of the outdoors. Use the ...

Turn the old tree stump in your yard into a fun play area for the kids. Use the following instructions to create a fun and fantastic Tic Tac Toe board ...

Spring will be here soon enough, and with it the opportunity to enjoy many hours of backyard fun with the kids. Try the following DIY outdoor racetrack to provide your ...

Help your children learn their way around the kitchen by getting them involved in cooking and baking projects from an early age. Use the following guide to assist you in ...

Don’t let a rainy day get your kids too down! Enjoy more rainy day activity ideas in Part Two of this series to ensure plenty of fun the whole day ...

If it’s a rainy day and your kids are sad they can’t go out and play, use it as an excuse to teach “indoor fun.” Review the following ideas as ...

Enjoy fostering feelings of love and togetherness with your family by engaging in fun family activities every month. Create a list or simply brainstorm with fun things to do together. ...

Limiting screentime is easy when you make a few “rules” about it. Your kids might not even realize they’re missing time away from the television and computer when you implement ...

Use this simple yet super-fun sensory activity to keep your toddlers busy. It’s easy to set up and provides hours of fun, as kids will love getting their farm animal ...

  Welcome to Part 2 of this series! Check out more fun and goofy holidays to celebrate with your kids–there’s plenty to choose from every month! May The 4th Be ...

Keeping children occupied while waiting for a table or your meal in a restaurant doesn’t have to be difficult! There’s plenty of things you can do to distract your little ...

  Let’s face it, the dads in our lives do so much for us. Whether it’s our own fathers, grandfathers, husbands, brothers, or friends, they all try their hardest to ...

Winter may be a dreary time, but if there’s plenty of snow on the ground, there’s lots of opportunities for your kids to have fun. Use the following ideas to ...

Need to keep your toddler occupied? Make a whole bunch of “busy bags” to give the child something to do when you need to work, cook, spend time with friends, ...

Inspire creative efforts early on while also keeping your 2-year-old entertained via simple craft ideas. The following options delight the senses and put your little ‘un on the path to ...

Welcome to Part 2 of Kiddie Boredom Busters! Experiment with the following ideas so you never have to hear the kids whine about how bored they are ever again. Basketball ...

Are your kids bored? Whether they’re finished their homework and have down time before dinner, are wondering what to do on the weekends, or need holiday break activities, review the ...

Help your preschool or kindergarten-age child learn the alphabet by engaging the little ‘un in assorted letter activities. The internet is full of fantastic activity options that help each letter ...

If keeping your toddler occupied is an increasingly difficult task, don’t fret. Review a few fantastic options for keeping the lil tot busy for at least 10 minutes at a ...

Is there such thing as too many parenting hacks? We certainly don’t think so. Every parent could use help that saves time, money, and energy. With that in mind check ...

Is it a rainy summer day and your kids are getting stir-crazy? Rather than watching them quite literally bounce off the walls, find some fabulous crafts for them to work ...

Want to promote creativity in your children? Of course you do. Even if you believe the creativity train left the station before you got on, it is still an excellent ...

Help your kids have an amazing time with their dad by suggesting one awesome backyard project after another. Most aren’t exactly weather-proof, but provide hours of entertainment for your kids…and ...

Keep your toddler entertained when stuck inside, whether due to weather or any other reason. A bored toddler is a rambunctious toddler, so sidestep disaster with a series of awesome ...
back to school

Is there such thing as too many organization ideas? Doubtful! The ‘back to school’ period is always a bit chaotic, and with that in mind enjoy a few more organization ...

Your backyard is a sanctuary, and one that presents a world of wonder for children. Encourage their creative sides by setting up your backyard in such a way they’ll want ...

12 Best Lego Car Kits for Auto-Obsessed Kids (& Husbands) The team members here at Best Apps for Kids are huge fans of all things LEGO. Apps recommended in our popular best LEGO ...

When the weather outside is all kinds of frightful and you and your family are confined to the indoors, there’s plenty of options for having fun. Spend your time indulging ...

Need more ideas for keeping your toddler busy and stimulated? There’s plenty of fun options out there, most if not all of which help foster imagination and creativity in your ...

Throwing a truly spectacular birthday for your child doesn’t have to cost you your savings account. There’s plenty of simple-yet-highly-effective options regarding birthday celebrations, any of which will have your ...

Driving with your kids doesn’t have to be awful, horrible, and terrible. There’s plenty of ways to keep the kiddies occupied, whether driving to the grocery store or the next ...

Was one or more of your children born in summertime? You may remember sweating like a racehorse while pregnant in summer, however it’s a great time for birthday parties! Check ...

Teachers are unquestionably some of the most important people in our children’s lives. Not only do they teach our children, but they love and nourish them every day, just as ...

You might not think so at first, but there’s actually tons of items around your home that double as fantastic toys for kids. They fuel young imaginations while also helping ...

Whether looking to keep your kids occupied and stimulated during summer or holiday breaks, it helps to have a few resources on hand. There’s plenty of craft books full of ...

Want to ensure your child’s sleepover is one kids will be talking about for weeks? Talk to your little ‘un about what he or she wants in regards to snacks ...

Are your kids all about cars? Rather than buying them every new toy racecar or similar toy that comes out, check out a few fun activities to try with items ...

Bored children are restless children, so rather than dealing with whiny kids all summer or during a long holiday break, find ways to keep them laughing and otherwise entertained. Check ...

Looking to get crafty with your kids? The internet abounds with amazing craft ideas, any of which are sure to inspire young artists. Whether you’re looking for projects on a ...

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