Looking for some great New Years Eve activities to do with your kids? Look no further because kids of all ages will love all of these super fun and festive New Years Eve activities. These New Years activities are great for at home and some are even great for the classroom!
New Years Eve Activities For Kids
Staying home with the kids on New Year’s Eve does not have to be a bore.
It can actually be quite fun!
There are so many creative ideas to have an exciting night of New Years fun with the kids.
Top Kids New Year’s Eve Activities
1. Free New Year’s Eve Coloring Pages
Print out this set of three adorable New Year coloring pages. This is a super easy way to have fun and be a little festive with the kids. What better way to enjoy the New Year’s Eve celebration than with fun activities like coloring!
2. Fun New Year’s Even Sensory Bin
Want something fun, festive, and educational to celebrate new Year’s Eve? While you wait for the ball drop, grab a plastic bin or a large pan and fill it up with lots of party favors, party hats, and decorations for a fun sensory bin.
3. Fun Holidays Themed Charades
Play charades! Make a list of holiday words on a sheet of paper, cut them out and take turns acting them out or drawing the clues. This is great for the whole family to celebrate in a fun way while you wait for midnight and the happy new year!
4. Create A Time Capsule
Create a family time capsule! Decorate a shoe box and then add things inside that signify your year as a family. Include photos, a list of your favorite things, ticket stubs, etc.
5. DIY New Year’s Countdown Ball
Feel like you’re in Times Square with your very own sparkly New Year’s ball. Just a styrofoam ball, glue, sequins and rhinestones is all you need. This is a fun activity that you should be able to get most of the items at the dollar store. This is great for older kids and younger kids like preschoolers.
6. New Year’s Bingo
Play New Year’s bingo with this free printable game board. Keep track of all the fun things you see and hear during the evening. Who doesn’t love some fun new year’s eve bingo? This is one of my favorite printable New Year’s eve games!
7. DIY New Years Eve Noise Maker
Kids love making noise, and New Years Eve is the perfect time to do so. Spread colorful bubble wrap on the floor and let the kids pop it!
8. DIY Fireworks In A Jar
Make your own fireworks…in a jar! This is a safe, fun, and easy way to celebrate the New Year.
9. Lunar New Year’s Drum
Learn about the Chinese tradition of the Lunar New Year by making a drum from paper plates and beads.
10. New Year’s Eve Countdown Bags
Make the fun last all night with these incredible count down bags. Fill smalls bags with activities for kids like a new movie, disposable camera, games etc., and label them to open at different times throughout the night.
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- Here is how you can make memories with your kids this New Years Eve.
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- Can’t go out for fireworks? Make your own fireworks!
What are your plans this New Years Eve? Let us know in the comments below.