49+ Activities For 7 Year Olds (Printables + Reels)

At this age, kids are full of energy and creativity, eager to explore and try new things. There are many exciting activities to enjoy, from imaginative role play to hands-on collage projects.

Add some scientific discovery with engaging science activities or enjoy the great outdoors with fun camping experiences.

Enjoy the adventure with special printables and reels just for your kids!

Activities For 7 Year Olds

Magic Memory Cup Activity

Magic Memory Cup Activity

The Magic Memory Cup Activity is a simple game that helps children improve their memory and concentration. By hiding a small object under a cup and shuffling the cups around, kids can test their ability to remember and track the object’s location.

Materials: Three small cups and a small ball.

How to Do:

  1. Place the small ball or object under one of the cups.
  2. Shuffle the cups around while your child watches. Move the cups slowly at first to help them get used to the game.
  3. After shuffling, ask your child to guess which cup has the ball or object underneath it.
  4. Lift the cup they choose to see if they guessed correctly.

Traffic Rules Activity

Traffic Rules Activity

The Traffic Rules Activity is a fun way for kids to learn about road safety and traffic rules. By creating a miniature road scene, children can understand the importance of traffic signals and pedestrian safety.

Materials: Cardboard, colored paper, small toy cars, popsicle sticks, scissors, glue, and printed or drawn images of people, buildings, trees, and traffic lights.

How to Do:

  1. Start by preparing the base using cardboard or a large piece of paper. Draw or paint roads on the base, including crosswalks and intersections.
  2. Cut out images of people, buildings, trees, and traffic lights. You can either print these images or draw and color them yourself.
  3. Glue the images onto the base to create a miniature town scene. Place the buildings along the roads and position the trees and other elements appropriately.
  4. Add the small toy cars to the roads. Place the traffic lights at the intersections and create small signs using craft sticks or pieces of cardboard.
  5. Use the scene to explain various traffic rules to your child, such as stopping at red lights, looking both ways before crossing the street, and following road signs.

Skate with Paper Plates Activity

Skate with Paper Plates Activity

The Skate with Paper Plates Activity is a simple and fun indoor exercise that mimics the feeling of skating. This activity helps children improve their balance and coordination while having a great time.

Materials: Two paper plates and a smooth, flat surface.

How to Do:

  1. Start by finding a smooth, flat surface for your child to skate on. This can be a tiled floor or any surface where the paper plates can slide easily.
  2. Place one paper plate under each of your child’s feet. Make sure the plates are centered under their feet to provide good balance.
  3. Encourage your child to move their feet in a sliding motion, as if they are skating. They can experiment with different movements, such as sliding forward, backward, or even turning.

Make Paper Pinwheel Activity

Make Paper Pinwheel Activity

The Make Paper Pinwheel Activity is a simple craft that kids can enjoy. Creating colorful pinwheels allows children to practice their crafting skills while making a fun toy that spins in the wind.

Materials: Colored paper, scissors, push pins, and straws or sticks.

How to Do:

  1. Start by cutting the colored paper into a square.
  2. Fold the square paper diagonally from corner to corner and then unfold it to create two diagonal creases.
  3. Cut along the diagonal lines, stopping about an inch from the center. You should now have four triangular flaps.
  4. Take one corner of each triangle and fold it towards the center of the square, overlapping the points slightly.
  5. Use a push pin to secure all four points to the center, and then push the pin through a small bead to help the pinwheel spin.
  6. Finally, push the pin into the top of a straw or stick, making sure it’s not too tight so the pinwheel can spin freely.

Paper Plate Fun Bag Activity

Paper Plate Fun Bag Activity

The Paper Plate Fun Bag Activity is a creative and enjoyable craft where kids can turn simple paper plates into a handy bag. This activity helps children practice their fine motor skills and explore their artistic side.

Materials: Two paper plates, paints, glue, scissors, and decorative items such as stickers and glitter. Beads and string are also provided to create the handle.

How to Do:

  1. Begin by painting the two paper plates in your favorite colors. Let the plates dry completely.
  2. Cut one of the paper plates in half. This will be the pocket of your bag.
  3. Attach the half plate to the whole plate using glue or tie them with the beads and thread.
  4. Decorate the front of the bag with stickers, glitter, or any other decorative items you like.
  5. Create a handle by stringing beads onto a piece of string or yarn. Attach the handle to the top of the plate using glue or by punching holes and tying it securely.

Jump Rope Activity

Jump Rope Activity

The Jump Rope Activity is a classic and energetic exercise that kids love. It helps improve coordination, balance, and cardiovascular fitness while providing plenty of fun.

Materials: A jump rope and a flat, open space.

How to Do:

  1. Find a flat, open space where your child can safely jump rope. This can be indoors or outdoors, as long as there is enough room.
  2. Adjust the length of the jump rope to suit your child’s height. When your child stands in the middle of the rope, the handles should reach their armpits.
  3. Teach your child how to hold the jump rope handles, one in each hand, with the rope behind them.
  4. Show them how to swing the rope over their head and jump over it as it reaches their feet. Start with slow, single jumps to help them get the hang of it.

Make a Paper Chain

Make a Paper Chain

The Make a Paper Chain Activity is a colorful craft that kids can enjoy. Creating a paper chain is a fun way to decorate and also helps children develop their fine motor skills.

Materials: Colored paper, scissors, and glue.

How to Do:

  1. Start by cutting the colored paper into strips. Each strip should be about one inch wide and six inches long.
  2. Take one strip and form it into a heart, securing the ends together with glue.
  3. Attach the next strip through the end of the heart and form it into a loop, securing the ends as before.
  4. Continue adding strips in this way, forming a chain. Encourage your child to use different colors to make a vibrant pattern.

Make a Flower Bouquet Activity

Make a Flower Bouquet Activity

The Make a Flower Bouquet Activity is a creative craft that allows kids to make their own colorful bouquet of flowers. This activity helps children enhance their cutting, coloring, and assembling skills.

Materials: Colored paper, scissors, glue, green straws or sticks, a small box or container, and green construction paper for leaves.

How to Do:

  1. Start by drawing and cutting out flower shapes from the colored paper. You can use different colors and shapes to make a variety of flowers.
  2. Cut out small circles from the colored paper to form the centers of the flowers. Glue these circles onto the middle of each flower.
  3. Using glue, attach a green straw or stick it to the back of each flower.
  4. Cut out leaf shapes from the green construction paper and glue them onto the stems.
  5. Make a small hole in a small box or container to hold the flowers in place. Arrange the flowers by sticking the stems into the box.

Play Football

Play Football

Playing football is a fantastic way for kids to stay active, develop coordination, and learn teamwork. It’s a fun and engaging sport that can be enjoyed by children of all ages.

Materials: A football and comfortable sportswear and shoes.

How to Do:

  1. Start by finding a safe, open space where your child can play football. This can be a park, a yard, or any large, flat area.
  2. Explain the basic rules of football to your child, such as dribbling, passing, and shooting the ball.
  3. Encourage your child to practice dribbling the ball by moving it around with their feet. They can start by walking and gradually increase their speed as they get better.
  4. Practice passing the ball back and forth. You can do this with your child or they can play with friends or family members.

Pistachio Shells Fish Activity

Pistachio Shells Fish Activity

The Pistachio Shells Fish Activity is an enjoyable craft that lets kids make colorful fish using pistachio shells. This activity helps children develop their fine motor skills and artistic abilities.

Materials: A paper plate, pistachio shells, paints, glue, markers, small decorative stones, and green construction paper.

How to Do:

  1. Start by painting the paper plate to create an underwater scene. Use blue paint for the water and add some orange paint at the bottom.
  2. Paint the pistachio shells in different colors to represent the fish and let them dry.
  3. Once the shells are dry, glue them onto the plate to form the bodies of the fish.
  4. Use colored markers to draw details on the fish, like eyes and fins.
  5. Cut the green construction paper into small strips and glue them at the bottom of the plate to resemble seaweed.
  6. Finally, add the small decorative stones to the bottom of the plate to complete the underwater scene.

Salad Decoration Activity

Salad Decoration Activity

The Salad Decoration Activity is a healthy way for kids to get creative with their food. By arranging fruits and vegetables into beautiful designs, children can learn about healthy eating while enhancing their artistic skills.

Materials: Assorted fruits and veggies like cucumbers, grapes, cherry tomatoes, apples, and bananas, along with a cutting board and knife under adult supervision. Prepare a large plate or tray to arrange them.

How to Do:

  1. Start by washing all the fruits and vegetables thoroughly. With adult supervision, cut the fruits and vegetables into various shapes and sizes.
  2. Arrange the cucumber slices and grapes to create the stems and leaves of the flowers.
  3. Use cherry tomatoes and banana slices to form the petals and centers of the flowers.
  4. Arrange apple slices at the bottom to create the look of soil or ground.

Play Hula Hoop

Play Hula Hoop

The Play Hula Hoop Activity is an energetic way for kids to stay active. Hula hooping helps improve coordination, balance, and core strength while providing plenty of entertainment.

Materials: A hula hoop.

How to Do:

  1. Start by finding a safe, open space where your child can use the hula hoop without any obstacles.
  2. Show your child how to hold the hula hoop around their waist, with both hands, keeping it level with the ground.
  3. Teach them to give the hula hoop a strong spin around their waist, then quickly start moving their hips in a circular motion to keep the hoop spinning.
  4. Encourage your child to practice keeping the hula hoop spinning as long as possible. They can experiment with different speeds and directions.

Indoor Soccer Play

Indoor Soccer Play

The Indoor Soccer Play Activity is a creative way for kids to enjoy soccer indoors. By making a mini soccer field in a box, children can play and improve their hand-eye coordination and strategic thinking.

Materials: A cardboard box, green paper, markers, two straws, a soccer ball, and glue or tape.

How to Do:

  1. Start by lining the bottom of the cardboard box with green paper to resemble a soccer field.
  2. Use markers to draw the field lines, including the center circle, goal areas, and boundary lines.
  3. Make small holes on each end of the box for the goals.
  4. Place the balls in the center of the field.
  5. Use the straws to blow air and move the soccer balls around the field. The objective is to blow the ball into the opponent’s goal to score points.

Paper Weaving Art Activity

Paper Weaving Art Activity

The Paper Weaving Art Activity is an engaging craft that teaches kids the basics of weaving. This activity helps develop fine motor skills and introduces children to patterns and textures.

Materials: Two sheets of colored paper in different colors, along with scissors.

How to Do:

  1. Start by folding one sheet of colored paper in half. Make several cuts from the folded edge to about an inch from the opposite edge, creating multiple strips while keeping the sheet intact.
  2. Unfold the paper to reveal evenly spaced slits, forming the loom.
  3. Cut the second sheet of colored paper into long, thin strips. These will be used for weaving.
  4. Begin weaving the strips through the slits of the loom. Start by placing one strip over the first slit, under the second slit, over the third, and so on.
  5. Take the next strip and weave it in the opposite pattern: under the first slit, over the second slit, under the third, and so on.

Watering Plant Activity

Watering Plant Activity

The Watering Plant Activity is a simple way for kids to learn about plant care and responsibility. This activity helps children understand the importance of water for plants and fosters a sense of responsibility.

Materials: A watering can or spray bottle.

How to Do:

  1. Begin by showing your child the plants that need to be watered. Explain why plants need water to grow and stay healthy.
  2. Fill the watering can or spray bottle with water. Make sure it’s easy for your child to handle and carry.
  3. Demonstrate how to gently water the plants. Show them how to avoid overwatering by giving each plant a small, steady amount of water.
  4. Encourage your child to water each plant, taking their time to ensure all the plants get the water they need.

Paper Tearing Art

Paper Tearing Art

The Paper Tearing Art Activity is a creative way for kids to make beautiful artworks using torn pieces of colored paper. This activity helps children develop their fine motor skills and artistic expression.

Materials: Colored paper and glue, along with a large sheet of construction paper.

How to Do:

  1. Start by gathering different colored paper. Encourage your child to choose colors that they like and will work well together in their artwork.
  2. Tear the colored paper into small pieces. The pieces can be various shapes and sizes, depending on the design your child wants to create.
  3. Draw an outline of a picture or design on the large sheet of construction paper or cardboard. This can be anything your child likes, such as a tree, a flower, or an abstract design.
  4. Apply glue to a section of the outlined design. Have your child place the torn pieces of colored paper onto the glue, filling in that section of the picture.

Leaf Rubbing Activity

Leaf Rubbing Activity

The Leaf Rubbing Activity is a fun way for kids to explore nature and create beautiful artwork. By using leaves and crayons, children can capture the intricate details of different leaves and learn about their shapes and textures.

Materials: Various leaves, white paper, and crayons.

How to Do:

  1. Start by collecting different types of leaves from your yard, garden, or a nearby park. Look for leaves with interesting shapes and textures.
  2. Place a leaf with its veins facing up on a flat surface.
  3. Lay a sheet of white paper over the leaf.
  4. Using the side of a crayon, gently rub over the paper where the leaf is placed. The texture and shape of the leaf will start to appear on the paper.

Cycling Activity

Cycling Activity

The Cycling Activity is a fun way for kids to get exercise, improve their balance, and explore their surroundings. Riding a bike is an enjoyable activity that can be done alone or with friends and family.

Materials: A bicycle.

How to Do:

  1. Begin by ensuring your child has a properly fitted bicycle.
  2. If your child is new to cycling, start by practicing balance and pedaling in a safe, open area. Hold onto the bike to help them get used to the feeling.
  3. Encourage your child to practice starting, stopping, and turning the bike. They should learn to use the brakes gently and steer smoothly.
  4. Once your child is comfortable, let them ride around the designated area, keeping an eye on them to ensure they are safe.

Make a Thank You Tree

Make a Thank You Tree

The Make a Thank You Tree Activity is a creative way for kids to express gratitude towards their family, friends, and teachers. This activity helps children appreciate the important people in their lives while engaging in a fun craft.

Materials: A small branch or twig, a pot or container, green leaves, scissors, markers or pens, and thread.

How to Do:

  1. Find a small branch or twig that can stand upright in a pot or container.
  2. Ensure you have enough leaves for each person or thing your child wants to thank.
  3. Have your child write the names of the people they want to thank on the leaves using markers or pens.
  4. Attach the leaves to the branches using thread. Spread them out evenly to create a full and beautiful tree.

DIY Wall Hanging

DIY Wall Hanging

The DIY Wall Hanging Activity is a creative way for kids to make their own decorative piece for their room. This craft allows children to express their creativity while learning basic sewing and crafting skills.

Materials: A piece of fabric, yarn, paints, beads, scissors, and decorative items, along with straw.

How to Do:

  1. Start by cutting the fabric into the desired shape for the wall hanging.
  2. Decorate the fabric with buttons, beads, or any other decorative items.
  3. If you want to add tassels, cut pieces of yarn and tie them together at one end to form a tassel. Attach the tassels to the bottom corners of the fabric.
  4. Fold the top edge of the fabric over the straw.
  5. Tie a piece of yarn or string to each end of the straw to create a loop for hanging the decoration on the wall.

Ball Spoon Balancing

Ball Spoon Balancing

The Ball Spoon Balancing Activity is a classic game that helps kids improve their balance and concentration. This activity is perfect for outdoor play and can be enjoyed individually or as a group competition.

Materials: A spoon and a ball.

How to Do:

  1. Start by finding a safe, open space where your child can move around freely without obstacles.
  2. Give your child a spoon and place the small ball on the spoon.
  3. Explain the rules: Your child must balance the ball on the spoon while walking from a starting point to a finish line without dropping it.
  4. Encourage your child to walk slowly and steadily, focusing on keeping the ball balanced on the spoon.
  5. If the ball falls off the spoon, they must return to the starting point and try again.

Making Birthday Card Activity

Making Birthday Card Activity

The Making Birthday Card Activity is a creative way for kids to celebrate someone’s special day. This activity allows children to use their artistic skills to create a unique birthday card, making the occasion even more special.

Materials: Construction paper, markers, crayons, glue, scissors, decorative items like stickers and glitter, and craft paper.

How to Do:

  1. Start by folding a piece of construction paper in half to form the card.
  2. Use markers, crayons, or colored pencils to draw a birthday-themed picture on the front of the card.
  3. Cut out shapes from craft paper to add extra decorations to the card. For example, you can cut out balloon shapes and glue them onto the card.
  4. Decorate the card with stickers, glitter, sequins, or any other decorative items to make it more festive.
  5. Write a heartfelt birthday message inside the card.

Make a Paper Ladybug Activity

Make a Paper Ladybug Activity

The Make a Paper Ladybug Activity is an easy craft that allows kids to create their own adorable ladybug. This activity helps children develop their fine motor skills and creativity.

Materials: Red and black construction paper, scissors, glue, a black marker, googly eyes, and pipe cleaners.

How to Do:

  1. Start by cutting out a large circle from the red construction paper. This will be the ladybug’s body.
  2. Cut the red circle in half to form the ladybug’s wings.
  3. Cut out a smaller black circle from the black construction paper for the ladybug’s head.
  4. Glue the black circle at the top of the red half circles (wings) to form the ladybug’s head.
  5. Use the black marker to draw spots on the red wings.
  6. Glue the two wings onto a piece of black construction paper, leaving a small space between them to create a 3D effect.
  7. Add googly eyes to the black circle for the ladybug’s eyes.
  8. Cut small pieces of pipe cleaner and glue them to the head to create antennae.

Read a Book

Read a Book

The Read a Book Activity is a wonderful way for kids to explore new worlds, learn new things, and develop their reading skills. This activity encourages children to develop a love for reading, which can be enjoyed at any time.

Materials: Comfortable reading spot and a selection of books.

How to Do:

  1. Start by finding a comfortable and quiet spot for your child to read. This could be a cozy corner in their room, a comfy couch, or even outside under a tree.
  2. Provide a selection of age-appropriate books that match your child’s interests. Encourage them to choose a book they are excited about.
  3. Set aside a specific time for reading each day. This can be part of a bedtime routine, after school, or any other time that works best for your family.
  4. Encourage your child to read the book at their own pace.

Make a Guitar

Make a Guitar

The Make a Guitar Activity is a creative project that lets kids craft their own musical instrument. This activity helps children explore music and develop their crafting skills while creating a unique guitar.

Materials: An empty tissue box or shoe box, a cardboard tube, craft paper, scissors, glue, and yarn.

How to Do:

  1. Start by decorating the tissue box or shoe box with a craft paper your child likes. This will be the body of the guitar.
  2. Cut a circular hole in the center of the box. This will be the sound hole.
  3. Place yarn positioning them over the hole to act as the guitar strings. Make sure they are evenly spaced.
  4. Using glue, attach the cardboard tube to one end of the box. This will be the guitar’s neck. Let the glue dry completely.
  5. Decorate the cardboard tube with paint or markers to match the guitar body.

Make a Snowman

Make a Snowman

The Make a Snowman Activity is a creative way for kids to build their own snowman using craft materials. This activity helps children explore their artistic side and enjoy a winter-themed project indoors.

Materials: Playdough, small twigs, googly eyes, buttons, and pipe cleaners.

How to Do:

  1. Start by rolling the white playdough or modeling clay into two different-sized balls (small, medium, and large) to form the snowman’s middle and bottom sections.
  2. Insert the small twigs into the sides of the middle ball to create the snowman’s arms.
  3. Attach the googly eyes to the small ball (the head) to form the eyes. If you don’t have googly eyes, you can use small beads or black playdough.
  4. Roll a small piece of orange playdough into a cone shape for the nose and press it onto the face.
  5. Press the buttons onto the middle and bottom sections to create the snowman’s buttons.
  6. Wrap a pipe cleaner around the snowman’s neck to form a scarf.
  7. Place a small hat on top of the snowman’s head by using playdough.

Washing Car Activity

Washing Car Activity

The Washing Car Activity is a practical way for kids to learn about responsibility and cleanliness. This activity allows children to help with a real-life task while having fun splashing water and getting soapy.

Materials: A bucket, towel, water, and sponges.

How to Do:

  1. Start by gathering all the materials needed for washing the car. Fill a bucket with water.
  2. Show your child how to dip the sponge into the water and gently scrub the car’s exterior. Encourage them to start from the top and work their way down to avoid spreading dirt.
  3. Once the car is clean, give your child a towel to dry the car. Drying the car helps prevent water spots from forming on the surface.

Make Bracelet

Make Bracelet

The Make Bracelet Activity is a creative way for kids to design their own jewelry. This activity helps children develop their fine motor skills, creativity, and sense of style.

Materials: Beads of different colors and shapes, elastic string, and scissors.

How to Do:

  1. Start by selecting a variety of beads. Encourage your child to choose their favorite colors and shapes to create a unique bracelet.
  2. Cut a piece of elastic string or thread to the desired length, making sure it’s long enough to fit comfortably around the wrist with some extra length for tying.
  3. Tie a small knot at one end of the string to prevent the beads from slipping off while working.
  4. Let your child string the beads onto the elastic string in any pattern they like.
  5. Once all the beads are on the string, tie the ends together in a secure knot.
  6. Trim any excess string with the scissors.

Collect Leaves or Rocks Activity

Collect Leaves or Rocks Activity

The Collect Leaves or Rocks Activity is an educational way for kids to explore nature. This activity helps children learn about different types of leaves and rocks while enjoying the outdoors.

Materials: Plates, leaves, and rocks.

How to Do:

  1. Start by walking in a nearby park, garden, or other natural area where leaves and rocks are common.
  2. Give your child a small container or bag to collect their finds. Encourage them to look for a variety of leaves and rocks, focusing on different shapes, sizes, and colors.
  3. As they collect, ask your child to observe the details of each leaf or rock. They can note the texture, color, and any unique features.
  4. Once you return home, spread out the collected leaves and rocks on a table. Help your child organize them into groups based on their observations.

Play Hide And Seek

Play Hide And Seek

The Play Hide and Seek Activity is a classic game that kids love. It helps children develop their problem-solving skills, physical fitness, and spatial awareness while enjoying playful interaction with friends and family.

Materials: A safe indoor or outdoor space with plenty of hiding spots.

How to Do:

  1. Gather all the players and choose one person. The person will close their eyes and count to a predetermined number while the other players hide.
  2. Decide on a counting spot where the person will count. Make sure it’s a central location that everyone can easily return to.
  3. Once counting finishes, they will shout, “Ready or not, here I come!” and search for the hidden players.
  4. The hidden players must stay in their hiding spots until they are found. If a player is found, they must return to the counting spot and wait until the game ends.
  5. The first person who was found is the seeker in the next round.

Make a Drum

Make a Drum

The Make a Drum Activity is a creative way for kids to explore music and rhythm. By making their own drum, children can learn about different sounds and develop their sense of rhythm while enjoying a hands-on craft project.

Materials: An empty container, balloons, scissors, tape, markers, playdough, stickers, or paint for decoration, and wooden sticks or chopsticks.

How to Do:

  1. Start by decorating the empty container. Let your child use markers, stickers, or paint to make the drum unique and colorful.
  2. Cut the end off a balloon and stretch the remaining part of the balloon over the open end of the container. Make sure it’s tight and secure.
  3. Use tape or rubber bands to hold the balloon in place, ensuring it’s snug and won’t slip off.
  4. If you want to create drumsticks, attach a playdough ball to the ends of wooden sticks or chopsticks.
  5. Once everything is set, let your child use the drumsticks to tap on the balloon-covered container, experimenting with different rhythms and sounds.

Make a Bird Tree

Make a Bird Tree

The Make a Bird Tree Activity is a creative way for kids to combine drawing and crafting. By creating a tree with colorful birds, children can improve their artistic skills and have fun with this nature-inspired project.

Materials: A large sheet of paper, play dough, and a marker.

How to Do:

  1. Start by drawing a large tree on a sheet of paper. Use markers to create the trunk and branches. Add leaves if desired.
  2. Use the play dough to make little bird shapes. You can make them in different colors and make as many as you want.
  3. Decorate the birds by adding details like beaks, and eyes. You can use markers for this.

Play Hopscotch

Play Hopscotch

The Play Hopscotch Activity is a classic outdoor game that provides lots of fun while helping kids develop their coordination, balance, and number recognition. It’s a great way to get kids moving and playing outside.

Materials: Chalk and a small stone or object.

How to Do:

  1. Start by drawing the hopscotch grid on a flat, hard surface using chalk. The grid typically consists of 1 to 8 numbered squares in a specific pattern. The first square is labeled 1, the second 2, and so on.
  2. Player 1 throws a small stone onto square 1. The stone must land within the square’s boundaries.
  3. Player 1 then hops through the grid, skipping the square with the stone, hopping on one foot for single squares and two feet for side-by-side squares.
  4. When they reach the end of the grid, they turn around and hop back, stopping to pick up the stone while balancing on one foot.
  5. Player 1 then throws the stone onto square 2 and repeats the process. If the stone lands outside the intended square or if the player steps on a line, their turn is over.
  6. The game continues with each player taking turns, progressing through the numbered squares.
  7. The first player to successfully complete the grid wins.

Make a Shape

Make a Shape

The Make a Shape Activity is a fun way for kids to learn about shapes, colors, and fine motor skills. This activity involves creating different shapes using strings and pre-cut shapes, which helps children develop their spatial awareness and creativity.

Materials: Colored paper, scissors, cardboard or thick paper, glue, yarn, and a drawing pin.

How to Do:

  1. Start by cutting out different shapes from the colored paper. You can make circles, triangles, squares, and any other shapes you like.
  2. Glue the cut-out shapes onto a piece of cardboard or thick paper, arranging them in a pattern or design.
  3. Pin the drawing pin on the shapes. These pins will be used to thread the yarn or string.
  4. Cut a long piece of yarn or string and tie a knot at one end.
  5. Show your child how to thread the yarn through the holes to create outlines of the shapes. They can start from one pin, weave the yarn through the other pin, and end at the starting point.
  6. Encourage your child to experiment with different shapes and designs, and help them as needed.

Make a Clay Cup Cakes

Make a Clay Cup Cakes

The Make a Clay Cupcakes Activity is a fun way for kids to create their own colorful cupcakes using clay. This activity helps children develop their fine motor skills, creativity, and sense of color and design.

Materials: Colorful modeling clay and brown construction paper, scissors, and glue.

How to Do:

  1. Start by cutting out cupcake bases from the brown construction paper. These will serve as the cupcakes’ bottoms.
  2. Glue the cupcake bases onto a flat surface like a piece of construction paper or cardboard. Arrange them in rows with enough space between each one.
  3. Give your child different colors of modeling clay. Encourage them to roll, twist, and shape the clay to create the tops of the cupcakes. They can make swirls, coils, balls, and any other shapes they like.
  4. Attach the clay cupcake tops to the brown paper bases, pressing gently to secure them.
  5. Let your child decorate their cupcakes with additional details using more clay, like sprinkles, cherries, or frosting designs.

Peacock Craft Activity

Peacock Craft Activity

The Peacock Craft Activity is a creative way for kids to make their own beautiful peacock. This activity helps children develop their fine motor skills and artistic abilities while learning about the vibrant colors and patterns of peacocks.

Materials: Colored paper, scissors, glue, and markers, along with white pearl beads.

How to Do:

  1. Start by drawing and cutting out the body of the peacock from blue colored paper. Include the head, neck, and body in one piece.
  2. Cut out feather shapes from green colored paper. Make enough feathers to create a full and vibrant tail for the peacock.
  3. To make the feathers look more realistic, use markers to add details such as lines and spots.
  4. Attach the feathers to the back of the peacock’s body using glue, arranging them in a fan shape.
  5. Draw eyes with a marker. Glue white half-pearl beads onto the feathers.

Make a Photo Frame

Make a Photo Frame

The Make a Photo Frame Activity is a fun way for kids to design their own unique photo frames. This activity helps children develop their crafting skills and provides a personalized frame to display their favorite photos.

Materials: Cardboard, colored paper, scissors, glue, and a straw.

How to Do:

  1. Start by cutting out a rectangular piece of cardboard for the base of the frame. Cut another rectangle from the center to create the window for the photo.
  2. Stick the straw on each corner. This will be the frame.
  3. Cover the frame by making butterflies and flowers from colored paper.
  4. Now, let your child pick one of their favorite pictures and stick it in the middle of the frame.

Playing Charades Activity

Playing Charades Activity

The Playing Charades Activity is a interactive game that helps kids improve their communication skills and creativity. This classic game is perfect for family gatherings or playdates and provides endless fun while encouraging physical activity and teamwork.

Materials: You’ll need charades cards or slips of paper with actions written on them, a timer (optional), and a designated space for acting out the charades.

How to Do:

  1. Start by preparing the charades cards. Write different actions or scenarios on slips of paper. Like “walking,” “running,” “playing,” etc.
  2. Place the slips of paper into a container or a stack.
  3. Explain the rules to the players:
    • One player picks a slip of paper and silently acts out the action or scenario written on it.
    • The other players try to guess what the action is based on the player’s movements.
    • The player who guesses correctly gets a point and becomes the next actor.
  4. Set a time limit for each turn, using a timer if desired. Typically, one minute is a good length for each turn.
  5. Continue playing until all the slips of paper have been acted out or for a set amount of time. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins.

Find The Difference Activity

Find The Difference Activity

The Find The Difference Activity is a fun and engaging way for kids to improve their observation and concentration skills. By comparing two similar images and finding the differences, children can enhance their attention to detail and visual perception.

Materials: You’ll need a printed sheet with two similar images (you can create your own or find printable versions online) and a pen or pencil.

How to Do:

  1. Start by providing your child with a printed sheet that has two similar images. Make sure the images have several subtle differences.
  2. Explain the rules: The goal is to find and circle all the differences between the two images.
  3. Give your child a pen or pencil to circle the differences they find. Encourage them to look carefully at each part of the image, comparing the details.
  4. Once they have found all the differences, review the results together and discuss any they might have missed. This can help improve their observation skills further.

Sidewalk Paint Activity

Sidewalk Paint Activity

The Sidewalk Paint Activity is a creative and fun outdoor activity for kids. It allows them to express their artistic skills on sidewalks or driveways, creating colorful and temporary artworks using homemade sidewalk paint.

Materials: You’ll need different colors chalks.

How to Do:

  1. Take chalks and go to outside. Find a safe area on the sidewalk or driveway where your child can paint.
  2. Encourage your child to use their imagination and creativity to paint different designs, such as rainbows, flowers, animals, or abstract patterns.
  3. Once the painting is done, let it dry. The paint will wash away with water or after a few rains, making it a temporary but fun outdoor activity.

Maze Game Activity

Maze Game Activity

The Maze Game Activity is a fun and challenging way for kids to improve their problem-solving skills and hand-eye coordination. This activity involves navigating a path through a maze from start to finish.

Materials: You’ll need printed maze sheets or print out our printable for that, pencils or markers, and an eraser.

How to Do:

  1. Start by providing your child with a printed maze sheet. You can find printable mazes online or create your own.
  2. The goal is to find a path from the start of the maze to the end without crossing any lines.
  3. Give your child a pencil or marker to trace the path through the maze. Pencils are often better for beginners so they can erase mistakes and try again.
  4. If your child gets stuck, offer hints or suggestions to help them find their way.

Make Bookmark Activity

Make Bookmark Activity

The Make Bookmark Activity is a fun and creative way for kids to design their own bookmarks. This activity helps children develop their crafting skills and encourages a love for reading by creating personalized bookmarks.

Materials: You’ll need colored paper or cardstock, scissors, glue, markers, crayons, or colored pencils, decorative items like stickers or googly eyes, and craft sticks (optional for certain designs).

How to Do:

  1. Start by cutting the colored paper or cardstock into rectangular strips. These will be the base of the bookmarks.
  2. Decorate the strips using markers, crayons, or colored pencils. Encourage your child to draw their favorite characters, patterns, or designs on the bookmarks.
  3. If making a character bookmark, you can glue a craft stick to the back of the character’s head to create a handle.
  4. Let the glue dry completely before using the bookmarks.

Cricket Math Activity

Cricket Math Activity

The Cricket Math Activity is an enjoyable way to combine a love for cricket with learning math skills. This activity involves solving simple addition problems using cricket-themed visuals, making math practice fun and engaging for kids.

Materials: You’ll need printed cricket math worksheets, pencils or markers, and an eraser.

How to Do:

  1. Start by providing your child with a printed cricket math worksheet. The worksheet should have images of cricket bats with numbers and baseballs representing the total sum.
  2. The goal is to solve the addition problems by adding the numbers on the cricket bats and writing the correct answer on the baseballs.
  3. Give your child a pencil or marker to write their answers.
  4. Encourage your child to look at each problem, add the numbers on the cricket bats, and write the sum on the corresponding baseball.

Fun Board Game

Fun Board Game

The Fun Board Game Activity is a simple and entertaining way for kids to enjoy playing a classic game of Tic-Tac-Toe. This activity encourages strategic thinking and can be easily made with materials you have at home.

Materials: You’ll need colored paper (red and green), scissors, glue, straws or craft sticks, and markers.

How to Do:

  1. Start by cutting out 10 squares from the red paper and 10 circles from the green paper. These will be the game pieces for Tic-Tac-Toe.
  2. Use a marker to draw an “X” on each red square and an “O” on each green circle.
  3. Create the game board by arranging straws or craft sticks in a grid pattern. You need two horizontal and two vertical lines to form the grid.
  4. Glue the straws or craft sticks onto a flat surface like a piece of cardboard to keep them in place.
  5. Explain the basic rules; two players use red “X” squares and green “O” circles. They take turns placing their pieces on the grid, aiming to get three in a row horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

Who Made These Activity

Who Made These Activity

The Who Made These Activity is an engaging and educational matching game where kids learn to associate products with the animals that produce them. This activity helps develop children’s cognitive skills and understanding of animal contributions.

Materials: You’ll need a worksheet with pictures of various animals and products or you can use our printable for that, and pencils or markers.

How to Do:

  1. Start by providing your child with the printed worksheet.
  2. The goal is to draw lines connecting each product to the animal that produces it.
  3. Give your child a pencil or marker to draw the lines.
  4. Encourage your child to look at each product and think about which animal is responsible for making it.
  5. Let your child take their time to make the connections. Offer hints if they need help understanding which animal makes which product.

Scavenger Hunt Activity

Scavenger Hunt Activity

The Scavenger Hunt Activity is an exciting and interactive game where kids search for specific items around the house. This activity encourages observation, problem-solving, and physical activity while providing lots of fun.

Materials: You’ll need a printed scavenger hunt checklist and pencils or markers.

How to Do:

  1. Start by providing your child with the printed scavenger hunt checklist. The list should include various items commonly found around the house.
  2. The goal is to find each item on the list and tick the box next to it once found.
  3. Give your child a pencil or marker to check off the items.
  4. Encourage your child to explore different areas of the house to find the items. They can look under beds, in drawers, on shelves, and in other hiding spots.
  5. As they find each item, they should tick the box next to it on the checklist.
  6. If your child struggles to find an item, offer hints or guide them towards potential locations.

Missing Letters Activity

Missing Letters Activity

Missing Letters Activity

The Missing Letters Activity is a fun and educational way for kids to practice their spelling and vocabulary skills. By filling in the missing letters in words, children enhance their language abilities and improve their recognition of common words.

Materials: You’ll need a printed Missing Letters worksheet and pencils or markers.

How to Do:

  1. Start by providing your child with the printed Missing Letters worksheet. The worksheet should have several words with missing letters and a list of complete words for reference.
  2. The goal is to write the missing letters in the blanks to complete each word.
  3. Give your child a pencil or marker to fill in the blanks.
  4. Let your child take their time to fill in each blank. Offer assistance if they need help understanding which letters are missing.
  5. Once all the words are completed, review the worksheet together to ensure the answers are correct and discuss any mistakes.

Opposite Activity

Opposite Activity

The Opposite Activity is a fun and educational exercise that helps kids understand the concept of opposites. By matching pairs of words with their opposite meanings, children enhance their vocabulary and cognitive skills.

Materials: You’ll need a printed Opposite Activity worksheet and pencils or markers.

How to Do:

  1. Start by providing your child with the printed Opposite Activity worksheet.
  2. The goal is to match each word or picture with its opposite.
  3. Give your child a pencil or marker to draw lines connecting the pairs.
  4. Let your child take their time to find the correct matches. Offer hints if they need help understanding the opposite relationships.
  5. Once all the pairs are matched, review the worksheet together to ensure the connections are correct and discuss any mistakes.

Yoga Poses Activity

Yoga Poses Activity

The Yoga Poses Activity is a fun and relaxing way for kids to learn different yoga poses. This activity promotes physical fitness, flexibility, and mindfulness. By practicing various poses, children can improve their balance and concentration.

Materials: You’ll need printed yoga pose cards or simply use our printable for that, scissors, and a mat or soft surface for practicing.

How to Do:

  1. Start by providing your child with the printed yoga pose cards.
  2. Use scissors to cut out the individual yoga pose cards.
  3. The goal is to practice each yoga pose by following the pictures on the cards.
  4. Lay out a mat or find a soft surface where your child can comfortably practice the poses.
  5. Demonstrate each pose if necessary and guide your child through the steps to achieve the correct posture.
  6. Once your child is comfortable with one pose, move on to the next card and continue practicing different poses.

Word Search Activity

Word Search Activity

The Word Search Activity is a fun and educational exercise that helps kids improve their vocabulary and spelling skills. By finding and circling words hidden in a grid, children can enhance their attention to detail and concentration.

Materials: You’ll need a printed Word Search worksheet and pencils or markers.

How to Do:

  1. Start by providing your child with the printed Word Search worksheet.
  2. The goal is to find all the words from the list hidden in the grid and circle them.
  3. Give your child a pencil or marker to circle the words they find.
  4. Let your child take their time to find each word. Offer hints if they need help spotting a word in the grid.
  5. Once all the words are found and circled, review the worksheet together to ensure all the words were correctly identified and discuss any missed words.

Conclusion

In short, it’s important to have lots of fun things for 7-year-olds to do. Doing different activities that make them move, use their imagination, and learn helps them grow.

Whether it’s playing outside or making art, let’s give them chances to explore and have fun while they learn. These moments aren’t just fun; they also help them remember happy times.

If you know about more activites let us know! Feel free to share your feedback.

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