50 Fun Things To Do With Your Kindergartener At Home

Hello, friends,

I know times are uncertain and many are facing difficult decisions. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas about what to do with your kindergartener at home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too! We use common household items you probably already have on-hand, so no need to go out for supplies.

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50 Things To Do With Your Kindergartener At Home

Here are 50 Fun Things To Do With Your Kindergartener At Home:

  1. Read a Dr. Seuss book and make a themed special snack together.
  2. Build a pillow fort. Add a string of Christmas lights.
  3. Take turns drawing a picture together.
  4. Create a village of paper bag houses.
  5. Make some modern art!
  6. Bake a sweet treat together.
  7. Call a faraway family member to chat.
  8. Draw on the windows with dry-erase markers.
  9. Play a round of carpet golf.
  10. Make a target range for marshmallow shooters.
  11. Design a wall mural with colored sticky notes.
  12. Play a game of charades.
  13. Make bread from scratch.
  14. Have a living room dance party!
  15. Listen to an audiobook together.
  16. Make a collage with old magazines.
  17. Have an indoor picnic.
  18. Paint a picture to mail to a faraway friend.
  19. Video chat with friends or grandparents.
  20. Play a game of hide and seek!
  21. Make a batch of fluffy snow slime.
  22. Bath time bakery – with cut-up sponges for “cakes” and shaving cream “icing”.
  23. Make some watercolor resist paintings.
  24. Craft up some sparkly garden ornaments from old CDs.
  25. Make a batch of homemade scented play-dough.
  26. Photo puppets and put on a show!
  27. Make a bird feeder from recyclables.
  28. Go on a top secret rainbow mission.
  29. Make your own trail mix from leftover bits of cereal and pantry items.
  30. Craft up a rainbow from a paper plate.
  31. Build your own town with masking tape roads and blocks for buildings.
  32. Fill up some busy bags.
  33. Read a story together by flashlight.
  34. Make paper airplanes and see which one will fly the furthest!
  35. Start a garden journal together. Free printable here.
  36. Color your own bookmarks.
  37. Play this printable alien matching game.
  38. Play dough bakery.
  39. Write a thank you card to mail to a friend or family member.
  40. Cardboard cookie shop.
  41. Sidewalk art show.
  42. Craft up some tissue paper flowers.
  43. Make an owl family playset from empty cardboard rolls.
  44. Try a God’s eye craft!
  45. Do a science experiment with water.
  46. Have some ocean-themed fun at home.
  47. Practice a fire drill together. Here are fire safety printables, lesson plans, and more.
  48. Paint some kindness rocks.
  49. Make some fairy doors.
  50. Craft up a stained “glass” sculpture!

Other Resources Kindergarteners At Home:

  • The Kindergarten Connection – Effective and engaging learning activities for your home or classroom.
  • FarmFood 360 – offers 11 Virtual Tours of farms from minks, pigs, and cows, to apples and eggs.
  • Seussville – Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss
  • 123 Homeschool for Me – 300,000+ FREE printable worksheets from toddlers to teens
  • Kiwi Co – Quick & easy at-home projects curated for kids 2 and up.

Colors of the Rainbow – Free Printable

Learning the Colors of the Rainbow (with free printable!)

Learning the colors of the rainbow can be a great starting point to understanding the science behind rainbows. This free printable coloring activity is a great way to learn the seven colors of the rainbow and their order, but you can also use it to teach the individual colors for younger kids and the color words for beginning readers. Perfect quick activity for your kindergartener at home!

Get the Free Printable Here

Do you have a favorite activity to do with your kindergartener at home to add to this list? If so, I would love to hear from you! Leave a comment and share your ideas with us!


  1. Dear Valerie,

    I have a confession to make. I think that my co-worker is super hot and I want to kiss her.


    p.s. I am working from home. 😉