I hope you enjoy this list of the best places to find great activities for kids! Check out those that look like a good fit for you and your children. I’d love to hear which ones are your favorite!

Busy Toddler: Making it to naps, one activity at a time

Loaded with simple activities to keep your toddler busy for hours!

Little Bins for Little Hands

Lego learning activities, slime central, and my favorite, a collection of science and stem activities for ages three through nine. Check out their 100 days of summer stem activities! LOVE IT!!

The Craft Train: Crafty ideas for kids

Plenty of craft and art ideas. My favorites are the learning activities.

Mess for Less

Crafts for all seasons, play and fun for all ages, including learning activities and motor activities.

Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Something unique about this site is their preschool book club. There you can find a wide variety of activities inspired by beloved children’s books. This site also includes sensory play, science, toddler activities, water play, and bath fun.

The Resourceful Mama

Crafts for holidays, special days, and seasons.

How Wee Learn

Geared toward infant through kindergarten age. Packed with learning activities. My favorite are the letters and number and the science categories. Do you have little ones who don’t nap anymore? Need help establishing a quiet time? This site is loaded with inspiration and ideas.

About Family Crafts: Help your family’s creativity blossom and grow

Wonderful collection of DIY themed parties and plenty of unique craft ideas you won’t find anywhere else.

Growing a Jeweled Rose: Play, Learn, Grow

Packed with activities for kids, from a rock candy experiment to Kool-aid finger-paint, and everything in between. Includes sensory, outdoor, bath, art, and seasonal/holiday activities.

Rhythms of Play: Raising creative nature-loving kids

This site has great nature play ideas and outside activities! It is also filled with arts and craft projects, DIY projects, and specific ideas for seasons and holidays.

Coffee Cups and Crayons

Contains lots of great science experiments for kids as well as fun activities for preschoolers.

Typically Simple

Packed with craft and project ideas. Check out their 4th of July ideas in crafts for all seasons.

Keep Calm and Mommy On!

Sensory activities, crafts, and outdoor activities. *Update fall 2019–It looks like this site has changed focus to encouragement for moms.

Hands on As We Grow

“Hands On As We Grow provides simple activities for parents to do with their toddlers and preschoolers at home to help them get through the day and feel connected with their kids. We believe in a no worksheet approach to learning, and get kids moving, creating, and thinking in all sorts of ways. We provide activity plans of these activities in The Activity Room, much like a meal plan does.”

The Imagination Tree

Craft and play ideas. Lots of great ideas for teaching through play. Focused on infant through school age.

Red Ted Art: Cute and easy crafts for kids

Loaded with craft ideas.

Fun at Home With Kids

Baby, toddler, and preschool sensory play and imaginative play.

A Little Pinch of Perfect: Inspiring ideas, made perfect by kids

Great learning printables and more!

Lessons Learnt Journal: Life with kids

Craft and learning ideas for infant through early elementary age.

Fireflies and Mudpies: Simple crafts and play for kids

Filled with plenty of kids activities and crafts to keep you busy through the summer.


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