10 Activities To Do At Home After School

10 Activities To Do At Home After School


Afterschool Activities|Arts & Crafts|Games|Indoor|Play

Staying home?

Whether you’re looking for kids games or arts and crafts to keep the kids busy, here are 10 activities to do at home.


Paper Plate Jelly Fish Craft

When it comes to arts and crafts to keep the kids busy, the paper plate jelly fish craft is a favourite!

Kids will enjoy decorating the paper plate jelly fish in their favourite colors, and then hanging them in the house or backyard!

Click here to find out more.


Letter Word Game Free Printable

Remember the popular board game Scattagories back in the 1990’s?

Well the isolation just had us remembering it too!

We’ve put together a template for you to print for each player.

All you need to do is pick a letter out of a hat and complete all 25 categories with relevant words that start with the selected letter. Eg. for “F”, Country would be France and an Animal would be “Frog”.

You can play to a timer- make it 60 seconds, or everyone must put pens down when the first person completes all 25 categories.

You get 1 point for each correct word, and 2 points for an original word no-one else uses!

Winner is the person with the most points at the end.

Let the fun continue! We used to make our own lists of categories, and you can too!

Click here to find out more.


DIY Pinata

Everyone loves a pinata- in fact is a celebration of any type a celebration at all without one?

Although you can easily make your own using balloons and macrame, here’s an idea that requires close to no prep at all (we love it when it’s easy!).

Click here to see how to make it now.

This activity was contributed by @acraftylittleone see more on Instagram


Milk Carton Monster

Easiness is always at the top of our list when looking for kids activities to do at home.

Recycle your milk cartons in this easy and fun at home craft idea. All you’ll need along with the milk carton is coloured paper and glue.

See more details on how to make this easy craft on QiDZ here.

This activity was contributed by Shibi directly on QiDZ. Send in your ideas too!


Kidz DIY Activity Box

We love a great craft box and this Do-it-Yourself Box by Kidz Factory is perfect for keeping your little ones busy for hours.

A box made with a pinch of creativity, a dash of flavor, a spoonful of imagination and a lot of love!

Choose from Cookie/Cupcake Decoration Activity Boxes, Factory FreakShake Activity Box and more and save on QiDZ.

Click here to buy now. 

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Chalk games

An oldie but a goodie!

While the weather is still great outside, let the kids unleash on the pavement, driveway or brick walls of your house with a pot of different colored chalk sticks!

Hours of entertainment. Best bit is you just hose it off when you’re done!

Click here for 8 chalk games that your kids will love! 


Memory Game

Of all the activities to do at home, this is one of our favourites!

Here’s a classic for every generation – whether they had devices growing up or not!

This easy DIY memory card game will definitely keep the kids entertained for hours on end and improves brain function such as attention and concentration!

Click here to find out more.


Old School Card Games

Before the Ipad there was the deck of cards!

Teach the kids how much fun you can have with a plain deck of cards.

We’ve put together some fun games that’ll bring back your childhood memories.

What better way to bring the family together?

Click here to see them now.


Dress Up

We love a bit of creative play and nothing sparks more creativity than a bit of dress-up.

Get your kids reenacting and creating their own stories through play while building their literacy and story telling skills!

For the older kids they could even put on a play for mum and dad- that means the day rehearsing mama! No need for fancy costumes, you can fill it with bits and bobs lying around the house.

Check out our dress up box essentials here.


Dirham Spinners

Here’s a super fun and simple game that the kids can lose themselves in!

Create fun designs on your spinners and let the kids get mesmerized.

It’s a fun take on a classic game, mom and dad you’ll be fighting with the kids to have a go at these!

Click here to find out how to make them.

Craft contributed by: Lauren Cina @lauren.cina


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