We have collected 17 fabulously fun weekend children activities for all family members from all over the internet and beyond. From DIY outdoor activities to creating your own edible paint, we have fun activities and ideas for kids of all ages. Grab your kids, your craft supplies, and let’s get to the weekend!
There is so much fun to be had on the weekend! Family activities are more fun with special events, art activities, fresh air, and quality time with the entire family!
FAVORITE weekend children Activities
Great ideas for weekend children activities allow kids to relax and enjoy a great time with their whole family. Once they decide on the perfect place and fun things to do on a Saturday morning, they can decide on a good idea or two for activities on Sunday.
Children and weekend activities just go together!
That is one of the reasons why these weekend children activities are so perfect. These weekend activities will encourage a little creativity from some and a lot from others! Most family-friendly events are cut and dry but our top picks provide the perfect opportunity to make your family activities the main event of the year!
If these weekend children activities look like fun but you’re not the creative type, don’t worry we’ll provide all the help you’ll need!
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1. Easter Weekend At The Arboretum
Free events and road trips like traveling for the Easter weekend at the Arboretum make spring break more fun. Check out the free activities in your local community!
2. Pom Pom Pals
Pom pom pals are our favorite things to create. These are soft, fun, and easy to make! These pom pom pals are great for younger kids and bigger kids to make!
3. Mickey Mouse Tie Dye Shirts
The best things about children’s activities- making Mickey Mouse tie-dye shirts. If you love Disney and Mickey Mouse then these Mickey Mouse tie dye shirts are for you! They’re fun to make.
4. Aluminum Foil And Tissue Paper Bracelets
Pretend you’re an alien from outer space with these aluminum foil and tissue paper bracelets. All you need is some glue, tissue paper and aluminum foil.
5. Pumpkin Pie Play Dough
Pumpkin pie play dough is a great way to keep your child happy giving you more time for family play. This pumpkin pie play dough smells great, is soft, and a great sensory activity.
6. Make a Pyramid Kite
Pack a picnic lunch for a fun day trip to fly this pyramid kite; sure to be the hit of the local park. This is such a great STEM activity for kids of all ages.
7. Edible Yogurt Painting
If your toddler time activities involve tasting crafts try this idea from Living In Happy Place. Paint and have a snack at the same time. These edible paints are great for younger kids.
A paper football the entire family will enjoy from Living In Happy Place. This paper football is great to toss around if you don’t have a real football, plus its fun to make.
9. Toilet Paper Roll Race Car Craft
Young kids will love this race car idea for their play area from Toots Mom Is Tired. I love this! And if your kids love cars then they will have a blast making these toilet paper roll cars.
10. Indoor Treasure Hunt for Children
The search is on with this treasure hunt from The Spruce. Go on a treasure hunt! This fun treasure hunt is a great at home scavenger hunt for the whole family.
11. Coffee Filter Butterflies
Kids’ activities like these butterflies from One Little Project are the best part of a rainy day. These butterflies are so colorful and beautiful! Look at all the colors!
12. Pillow Sumo Wrestling
This activity from Playtivities will have your child bouncing off everything. I LOVE this! How much fun will this sumo wrestling activity be?!
13. Build a Chain Reaction
One thing leads to another with this activity from Frugal Fun For Boys. This is such a great STEM activity that teaches kids about chain reactions!
14. The Flour Game
One Good Thing will have you eating flour if you lose the game. This is such a fun game that is best suited for older kids. It’s clever and fun!
15. A Trick To Easy Drawing For Kids
Drawing is super easy thanks to Playtivities. Get creative with these mirror drawings. Promote pretend play, practice fine motor skills, this is a great weekend activity.
16. Easy Forts
Creating these forts for your child is so easy with Art Bar. Pillow forts are the best. I won’t lie, my kids and I still build pillow forts, watch movies, and eat snacks.
17. Cardboard Boomerang
Playtivities leaves the indoor activities behind with this massive boomerang. We made these as kids and loved tossing them around the yard. It’s a great craft and a great way to get active.
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Which of the weekend children activities are you going to try first? Which activity is your favorite?
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