39 Printable Activities for Kids
Keep kids busy at home while boosting their brain development with these fun (and free) printable activities, including coloring pages, educational worksheets, scavenger hunts, and more.
Have you completely exhausted your coloring books, board games, and willpower to brainstorm a fun craft? Join the club. Enter these easy printable activities for kids. Not only will they help banish boredom, they boast fun challenges and learning opportunities for improving brain development. What's more, they don't require much time or effort from parents—all you need is a printer and some household supplies. Win-win!
Printable Games and Activities
From scavenger hunts to tangram puzzles, these printable activities will be a hit with children of all ages.
This patriotic Bingo game includes All-American favorites, like Abraham Lincoln, hot dogs, the Statue of Liberty, and Uncle Sam's hat. Pass out game pieces (we used seashells) and give clues for your child to fill the board. For example, your clue for George Washington can be "the first President of the United States who is also on the $1 bill."
These printable tangram puzzles teach kids about shapes. Print the templates, cut out the pieces, and have your child arrange them as the three different figures: a house, a fox, or a camel.
These four easy scavenger hunts include items you probably have on hand (for example, a flower, T-shirt, pen, bandage, and paper clip). Simply section off a corner of the house for the scavenger hunt—like the living room or backyard—and hide the objects for your child to find. You can also print out this blank scavenger hunt template to make your own list. Winners get this nifty award coloring page!
Printable Greeting Cards
Homemade greeting cards are always more special than store-bought varieties. After printing out these templates, your children can decorate them and write a sentimental message.
With some printing, coloring, and folding, your child can create an adorable crown that resembles the Statue of Liberty's headdress.
This downloadable field journal takes your child on an exploration of familiar places and objects.
Printable Coloring Pages
Coloring pages can keep some kids entertained for hours, and these ones are suitable for all ages. Will your child prefer coloring them with crayons, markers, or colored pencils?
Hot Air Balloons
Oh the places you'll go! As your little one colors these hot air balloons, they can imagine flying across the world.
With their life-sized pencils, these happy students are ready for class!
Under the Sea
How will your child decorate these whales, fish, crabs, and seals?
Color By Letter Umbrella
Can your child uncover the hidden umbrella in this printable coloring activity?
Older children will love the flowers in these printable pages, which abound with petals to decorate.
Printable Educational Worksheets for Kids
Looking to incorporate some learning into your child's day? Check out these printable worksheets that cover addition, subtraction, measurements, writing, and more.
What Comes Next?
This worksheet is ideal for Kindergarteners. First, have your child figure out the next number in the sequence. Then they can fill in flowers from one to eight at the bottom of the worksheet.
It's time to teach patterns! This printable worksheet encourages your child to circle what shape comes next.
This worksheet reinforces two separate skills: color recognition and simple addition.
Subtraction Using Pictures
Do you have a visual learner on your hands? They can cross off shapes to solve subtraction problems in this printable worksheet.