2020 has certainly been one for the record books. I’m sure many of us will be very pleased to bid 2020 goodbye as we hope and plan for a better year in 2021.
And while I’m sure a lot of people’s New Year’s Eve plans may look a bit different this year, that doesn’t mean the event can’t still be a great experience for the family.
In this post I’ve compiled a list of some of the most fun and creative ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve with kids. From countdown activities to celebration crafts to printable worksheets, you’ll find plenty of inspiration in these ideas to plan a memorable New’s Year’s Eve celebration with your family.
New Year’s Eve Activities
December 31st is a day filled with anticipation. Channel that excited energy into some kid-friendly and family-friendly activities as you prepare to welcome the new year.
DIY confetti poppers from Team Cartwright
New Year’s sensory bins from Happy Toddler Playtime
New Year’s bead threading from Happy Toddler Playtime
Minute to Win It! family fun night from The Chaos and the Clutter
Choose a word of the year from Mama Smiles
Fireworks in a jar from Gift of Curiosity
Countdown bags from Messy Little Monster
New Year’s alphabet game from Rock Your Homeschool
Kindness resolutions from Coffee and Carpool
New Year’s clock activity from A Little Pinch of Perfect
New Year’s countdown from 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Confetti cannon STEM challenge from STEAM Powered Family
New Year’s Eve sensory bin from Fun with Mama
New Year’s Eve scavenger hunt from Organized 31
New Year’s Eve Crafts
There are so many wonderful New Year’s Eve craft ideas to do with kids! Check out all these adorable options below to make some crafty memories as we end this year and ring in the new year.
Cupcake liner fireworks craft from A Little Pinch of Perfect
New Year’s wand craft from Projects with Kids
Toddler bubble wands from Red Ted Art
Paper fortune cookies from Crayons and Cravings
New Year’s bell craft from The Gingerbread House
Tape resist New Year’s art from Happy Toddler Playtime
New Year’s Eve firework craft from In the Playroom
Party blowers from Messy Little Monsters
Sparkly handprint firework craft from Real Life at Home
Fireworks salt painting from Finding Myself Young
Rocking New Year’s paper plate craft from Kids’ Craft Room
Paper cup party popper from Red Ted Art
Fireworks painting from Danya Banya
New Year’s Eve Printables
Below are some wonderful printable activities you can print and use for fun and learning on New Year’s Eve.
New Year’s Resolution Activity Sheet from Jinxy Kids
New Year’s word search from Crayons and Cravings
New Year’s Eve bingo from Rock Your Homeschool
New Year’s Eve word scramble from Rock Your Homeschool
New Year’s Eve word search from Rock Your Homeschool
Printable games and puzzles for New Year’s from Real Life at Home
New Year’s playdough mats from A Little Pinch of Perfect
New Year’s interview from Kiddy Charts
New Year’s resolution worksheet from Kiddy Charts
Printable countdown clock from Red Ted Art
New Year’s Eve coloring pages from 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Hopes and dreams drawing prompt from Picklebums