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25 Quiet Time Activities for Kids

I remember when my kids were younger how hard it was to keep them busy without electronics. I was always looking for activities that would help them play independently and give me a little free time to make dinner!

While my kids are all grown up now, I thought it would be fun to share some great ideas from other moms for keeping their toddlers and preschoolers busy!

25 Quiet Time Activities

Whether you’ve got a one year old, or an older kid getting ready to go to Kindergarten next year, here are some great quiet time activities for your kids!

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Mix and Match Creature Blocks @ And Next Comes L

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Felt Button Chain Activity @ Kids Activities Blog

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Block Puzzles Busy Bag @ All Our Days

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Sponge Blocks Activity @ Inner Child Fun

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Easy Busy Bag Ideas @ Powerful Mothering

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Fishing Quiet Game @ Suitcases and Sippy Cups

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Magnetic Chalkboard Activity Tray @ Must Have Mom

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Simple Salt Tray @ My Nearest and Dearest

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Cupcake Play Dough Kit @ Mama Papa Bubba

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Q-Tip Maze @ How Wee Learn

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Rainbow Color Sorting Busy Bags @ Learning & Exploring Through Play

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Bean Sorting Busy Bag @ All Our Days

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Contact Paper Art @ Teaching Mama

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Fine Motor Play @ Teach Me Mommy

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Simple & Cheap Quiet Time Boxes @ Perfection Pending

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Portable Lego Kit with Activity Cards @ Fun at Home With Kids

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Simple Sticky Cutting Tray @ Pickle Bums

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Scoop & Transfer Tray @ Busy Toddler

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Sticky Easel @ Learn With Play At Home

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Fish Tank Sensory Bag @ Adventures of Adam

 

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DIY Zipper Board @ Laughing Kids Learn

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Peek-A-Boo Sensory Board @ Motherhood & Other Adventures

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Spider’s Web Discovery Basket @ The Train Drivers Wife

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DIY Tugging Box @ Laughing Kids Learn

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Button Tree Quiet Bin @ Hands On As We Grow

What’s your favorite activity for keeping your little ones happy during quiet time?

25 Quiet Time Activities for Kids

Tell me what you’ve been working on in the comments – I would love to come see YOUR ideas!!

xoxo

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