20 of the Best New Year’s Kids Activities

Have a spectacular time with your kids this New Year’s with the best activities including free printables, games, New Year’s slime, and crafts. The list…

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Have a spectacular time with your kids this New Year’s with the best activities including free printables, games, New Year’s slime, and crafts. The list will keep the kids busy for hours!

After the whirl of the holidays New Year’s always sneaks up on me so I gathered 20 of the best New Year’s activities to keep the last holiday (or is it the first holiday) of the year easy and fun! Check out all the ideas below and get ready for an awesome New Year’s!

Have a spectacular time with your kids this New Year's with the best activities including free printables, games, New Year's slime, and crafts. The list will keep the kids busy for hours! (#newyears #newyearsparty #kidsactivity #kidsparty)
Have a spectacular time with your kids this New Year's with the best activities including free printables, games, New Year's slime, and crafts. The list will keep the kids busy for hours! (#newyears #newyearsparty #kidsactivity #kidsparty)

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20 Best Kids Activities for New Year’s

Have a spectacular time with your kids this New Year's with the best activities including free printables, games, New Year's slime, and crafts. The list will keep the kids busy for hours! (#newyears #newyearsparty #kidsactivity #kidsparty)

Each idea features a picture, followed by a link to find the directions. Enjoy and have a Happy New Year!

The kids will have fun this New Year's with these Free Printable Playdough Mats. As your kids wait for the New Year they can play and be creative making fireworks, party hats, disco balls, and more. (#newyears #newyearseve #kidsactivity)

Get ready to play for New Year’s with free printable play-dough mats. Kids can decorate hats, clocks, disco balls, and more.

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New Year’s Playdough Mats by A Little Pinch of Perfect

If your kids are like my kids, this New Year’s Eve slime will keep them busy for hours!

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New Year’s Eve Slime by Little Bins for Little Hands

Free Printable New Years Bingo

This New Year’s Eve Bingo game is fun for all ages to play!

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New Year’s Bingo by Artsy Fartsy Mama

My children love sparkler fireworks but as a mum I find them a bit scary and worry about possible accidents and burns! Don't you? Whether you're celebrating Bonfire Night, Fourth of July, New Year or a birthday here's a fun Kid Safe Sparkler Firework Craft to add to the festivities.

Get your sparkle on with this colorful and bright fireworks craft.

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Firework Craft by Kids Craft Room

Kids will enjoy making their own New Near's clock to celebrate New Year's. Simply print the template and let them cut, assemble, and write their New Year's Resolution. The clock hands say "Happy New Year" and can be glued down or with the addition of a Metal Brad Fasteners-affiliate link, they can spin like a real clock. (#newyears #happynewyears #kidscraft #craft #newyearscraft #kidsactivity)

Print and craft a New Year’s Clock that includes a spot for a New Year’s resolution to start the year off with something to accomplish.

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New Year’s Clock Craft Activity by A Little Pinch of Perfect

Make a beautiful skyline full of fireworks with this mixed media craft.

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Mixed Media Fireworks by I Heart Crafty Things

Free New Years Coloring Party Hats. Printable activity for New Year's Eve for kids to color, decorate and turn into party hats!

Kids and adults can make a New Year’s party hat! This free template is updated each year, you could even make it a tradition.

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New Year’s Coloring Party Hats by Totschooling

New Year's Eve Activity for Kids: Paper Plate Countdown Clocks~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Make a clock the kids can play with as they count down to New Year’s.

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Paper Plate New Year’s Clock by Buggy and Buddy

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Check out this New Year’s Eve Surprise Ball, I can’t wait to see what happens next!

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New Year’s Eve Surprise Ball by Mama Papa Bubba

Cupcake Liner Fireworks Craft for Kids: Make colorful fireworks that seem to burst off the page using cupcake liners for an easy Patriotic Craft for the Fourth of July or New Year's Day (easy kids craft, summer, scissor skills)

Use cupcake liners to make a bursting fireworks display!

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Cupcake Liner Fireworks by A Little Pinch of Perfect

This fun New Year's Word Search printable puzzle is a ton of fun for families and kids of all ages! Perfect for teachers and students in the school classroom! 

The kids can search out New Year’s fun with these printable word searches!

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New Year’s Word Search by Happiness is Homemade

Add a little science to the New Year with Fireworks in a Jar!

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Fireworks in a Jar by I Can Teach My Child

New Years Eve Countdown Paper Plate Craft for Kids, Paper Plate Craft, Countdown to New Year’s Paper Plate Craft for Children to Celebrate New Years. Homemade New Years's Eve Decorations and Crafts for Kids

As the clock ticks down, kids can pull the strip to reveal the countdown numbers with this cute paper plate craft.

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Countdown Paper Plate Craft by Natural Beach Living

2019 Countdown Clock for New Years Eve #newyearseve #printable #kids #countdown #nye #newyearseve2018

Make a countdown clock that keeps the party going with activities for the whole evening or print out the other template that spins and counts down the hours until it reaches New Years.

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Countdown Clock by Red Ted Art

New Years Printables

Here is a whole pack of fun and educational ideas to start the New Year’s off right!

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New Years Pack by 3 Dinosaurs

New Year Printables

Here are 3 pages of fun including an I-Spy, Word Search, and Coloring page.

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New Year’s Printables by Kids Activity Blog

What a cool way to paint fireworks for New Year’s!

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Paper Tube Fireworks Painting by Arty Crafty Kids

New Year's Eve Glasses and Writing printable is the perfect way to ring in the new year. Whether you are celebrating New Year's Eve or teaching your students about new year's traditions, these free glasses and writing printable will be a great addition. 

You don’t have to “look” very far to see that it’s New Year’s with this printable craft.

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New Year’s Glasses by A Dab of Glue Will Do

How to make Christmas crackers

Make your own party crackers and fill them with toys for the kids!

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How to Make Party Crackers by Childhood101

New Year's Traditions from Around the World Printable Book for Kids

Celebrate New Year’s all around the globe with this printable book of traditions.

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New Year’s Traditions Book from JDaniel’s Mom