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101 Fun Activities for Kids That Don’t Involve Screen Time

Nowadays kids are so glued to technology, if you’re anything like us, you’re trying to find ideas for off-line activities to encourage a break from screen time. Here are 101 Fun Activities for Kids that Don’t Involve Screen Time:

#1. Go on a Bug Hunt
#2. Measure a Tree
#3. Plant some seeds
#4. Make a secret code
#5. Create a time capsule
#6. Make marshmallows
#7. Create a collage out of magazines
#8. Make paper girls or boys
#9. Read a book
#10. Run around the garden 10 times and time yourself
#11. Make bubbles
#12. Treasure hunt
#13. Make a Bird Feeder
#14. Learn a new instrument
#15. Write a Haiku
#16. Draw on the sidewalk with chalk
#17. Create a weather station
#18. Make slime
#19. Dress up
#20. Draw a fun factory
#21. Make a paper airplane that flies across the room
#22. Have a scavenger hunt
#23. Make garden perfume
#24. Jump on the trampoline 100 times
#25. Draw a comic book
#26. Paint a picture
#27. Have an arm wrestling match
#28. Make finger or sock puppets
#29. Colour a picture
#30. Play hopscotch
#31. Make honeycomb
#32. Go on a Nature Hunt
#33. Plant Sunflowers
#34. Sort out your toys
#35. Draw your town
#36. Create a play
#37. Sun shadows
#38. Go birdwatching
#39. Play a game of Beggar My Neighbour
#40. Photograph a rainbow of things
#41. Make a fortune teller
#42. Create a Fairy Garden
#43. Make pizza dough
#44. Bake cookies
#45. Build a card house
#46. Play Paper, Scissors, Stone
#47. Make a Family Newspaper
#48. Make jelly/jello
#49. Brush or walk the dog
#50. Learn a magic trick
#51. Make a marble run
#52. Play solitaire (with cards)
#53. Try blow art
#54. Create a self-portrait
#55. Wash the car
#56. Build a new Lego creation
#57. Make a flick book
#58. Learn a card trick
#59. Go for a bike ride
#60. Make a smoothie
#61. Fly a kite
#62. Play marbles
#63. Tidy your room
#64. Make mudpies
#65. Write a letter and post it
#66. Make a musical instrument
#67. Go on a sound hunt
#68. Do 25 star jumps or burpees
#69. Make play dough
#70. Paint a rock
#71. Sort out your Lego
#72. Make some soup
#73. Sing a song
#74. Go on an alphabet hunt
#75. Make ice lollies
#76. Practise napkin folding into new shapes
#77. Skip 100 times
#78. Write your name in an ancient language
#79. Make invisible ink
#80. Interview your grandma or grandpa
#81. Create a fairy catalogue
#82. Make up a new dance
#83. Make a miniature book
#84. Help an old person with a chore
#85. Make a bucket list
#86. Build an obstacle course
#87. Learn how to sew
#88. Help in the garden
#89. Write a short story in 100 words
#90. Make lemonade
#91. Draw your family tree
#92. Help make dinner
#93. Draw around your hands and add rings and a watch
#94. Make gingerbread men
#95. Build a den or fort
#96. Make a sun catcher
#97. Make pasta jewellery
#98. Look at old photo albums
#99. Draw your dream house
#100. Make a milkshake
#101. Learn how to knit

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls