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Are you looking for some fun and entertaining New Year’s Eve Ideas for Kids? Spending your New Year’s Eve with kids can be a lot of fun. And kids will especially love helping to count down to the New Year (even if it’s earlier in the evening) with these fun New Year’s activities!

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New Years Ideas for Kids

We’re sharing more than 15 of our favorite New Year’s Eve Ideas for Kids. These are simple and fun activities to do with kids on New Year’s Eve!

15+ New Year’s Eve Ideas for Kids

1. New Year’s Bingo Game Printable 

Play BINGO – this printable includes 10 Bingo cards and 30 calling cards.

New Year's Eve Printable Bingo Cards

2.  Gold Slime

Make some glittery gold slime on New Year’s Eve!

Gold Slime Recipe

3. Fireworks in a Jar – this is a fun science experiment for kids to do on New Year’s Eve!

fireworks in a jar craft

4. New Year’s Resolution Printable – click here to print your printable. There are 2 worksheets to choose from.

New Years Resolution Worksheets for Kids

5. Make Salt Painted Fireworks – you can do these on black paper with different colors too!

Fireworks Printable

6. New Years Eve Coloring Pages.

Print off these free printable New Years coloring pages! Kids will love coloring these on New Years Eve.

New Years Coloring Pages Free

7. Make toilet paper roll fireworks.

Toilet Paper Roll Fireworks Art

These toilet paper roll fireworks are a lot of fun for kids! Choose any colors and add glitter on top before the paint dries. You can even do it on black paper to make the colors pop more.

8. Play New Years I Spy.

Print off this free printable New Years I Spy and find all of the hidden icons!

Printable I Spy New Years

9. Play New Years Would You Rather.

Print off these free printable New Years Would You Rather cards or printable checklist. This is the perfect game to play with kids of all ages!

New Year's Eve Would You Rather Question Cards

10. Unscramble these New Years words.

Play this New Years Word Scramble. There is an answer sheet included.

New Year's Eve Word Scramble Printable

11. Play a New Years Scavenger Hunt.

This New Years Scavenger hunt is fun for kids of all ages! You might need to get creative to find them all too!

NYE scavenger hunt

12. Make a  Paper Plate Noise Maker Craft.

New Years Crafts for Kids

This Paper Plate noise maker craft is so easy to make and looks so pretty and fun! Your kids can not only help make them, but it will give them something to shake for the countdown!

13. New Years Countdown Clock Craft

New Years Crafts for Kids

This is a another really fun craft idea. Make this fun clock you can hang on the wall and change the time. Make a game out of it and have something fun to do at each new hour!

14. New Years Eve Balloon Clock

New Years Eve with Kids

Have kids POP each balloon as the time passes. You can hide games or activity ideas in each balloon too. This also doubles as a really fun decoration or center piece in the room for a New Year’s Eve party.

15. Play Games. Why not play a game of kids charades or pie in the face? The kids will love these games and they will surely make it a New Year’s night to remember!

16. Play Would You Rather. For even more would you rather questions, grab these Would You Rather Questions for Kids cards. Get over 100 cards to add to your New Year’s Eve game!

17. Throw a glow in the dark dance party using glow sticks and New Years LED glasses!

Kids love glow sticks and this would be a really fun way to ring in the New Year. Turn the lights off, keep the TV on with the countdown and put on some music.

18.  Make your own Confetti Poppers. These DIY confetti poppers look like so much fun to make!

19. Build a snow fort, go ice skating, watch your local fireworks or watch some kid New Years movies like this Winnie the Pooh movie.

20. Count down early with the kids – YouTube and Netflix have countdowns for kids. Choose one and pretend to count down the New Year at an earlier time for the kids!

We hope you have fun with these activities and have a Happy New Year!

If you need more indoor activity ideas for kids – see our list of over 100+ indoor activities for kids!

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