Spending NYE at home as a family? Grab this list of easy and exciting New Year’s Eve activities for kids!
Before kids, my idea of the “perfect” New Years Eve was a little bit different: dressing up, hitting the town, and probably spending more money than I intended.
In recent years, my husband and I have stayed in for New Years Eve with the kids, and I think I might just enjoy those cozy nights as a family even more!
How to Rock New Year’s Eve with Kids
If you’re going to spend New Year’s Eve with kids, it helps to have a plan!
Activities, party games, and themed snacks can make the night go by smoothly until it’s time for the ball to drop. It also lets kids feel more involved and understand the significance of the celebration.
Even if they’re not staying up all the way until midnight, these fun New Year’s Eve activities for kids will make them feel like part of the festivities!
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Our Favorite New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids
This list is full of fun ideas for an exciting New Year’s Eve with Kids from our favorite family bloggers. Click on the links below for full tutorials/instructions.
New Year’s Kids Crafts
New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Photo Card by the Soccer Mom Blog – A cute countdown card idea that slides to reveal your child’s photo!
DIY Confetti Poppers by Happiness is Homemade
Party Horn Photo Props by Pink Stripey Socks
Mini Ball Drop by One Artsy Mama
Countdown Clock Craft by Buggy and Buddy
DIY Classic Party Hats by Girl Inspired
Fireworks Craft by In the Playroom
New Year’s Eve Noise Makers by Teaching Mama
Paper Cup Party Poppers by Red Ted Art
Confetti Balloons by Design Improvised
DIY Straw Noisemakers by Meaningful Mama
Fill in the Blank Printables by LalyMom
Countdown Banner by the Crafting Chicks
New Year’s Eve Games and Activities for Kids
New Year’s Eve Family Games by Playtivities
Glow in the Dark Ring Toss by a Pumpkin and a Princess
New Year’s Eve Bingo by Playdough to Playto
Balloon Popping Countdown by How Does She
Confetti Science by Little Bins for Little Hands
New Year’s Eve Wishing Tree by No Time for Flash Cards
Build A Family Time Capsule by the Idea Room
New Year Predictions by Let’s Play Music
Countdown Activities by Inspired by Family
New Year Goal Setting by Nurture Store
Glittery New Year’s Ball Playdough by Homegrown Friends
New Year’s Eve Party Treats for Kids
New Year’s Eve Cupcakes Clock – the perfect party centerpiece!
Sugar Cone Party Horns by Hungry Happenings
Marshmallow Clocks by Nifty Mom
How you like to spend New Year’s Eve with your family? I’d love to hear your favorite New Year’s Eve activities for kids and family traditions in the comments below!