15 Fun New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids

New Year’s Eve looks a lot different than it did before kids. Gone are the days of 10pm dinners and watching the ball drop at a party with friends. But really, we wouldn’t have it any other way. There’s something so magical watching your kids experience the holidays. And New Year’s Eve is no exception.

The problem? Those pesky early bedtimes. But don’t even think about keeping them up late – you might end up with cranky kids the next day that somehow wake up even earlier than normal. So our grand idea for ringing in the new year with kids is counting down to midnight early. Read on for 15 cute activities kids will love to do on New Year’s Eve before bedtime.


1. New Year’s Bingo Game Printable

Source: Kristen Duke


2. New Year’s Eve Fondue Party for Kids

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3.  New Year’s “Best” Game


4. DIY Confetti Sticks


5. New Year’s Eve Party Hat Printables


6. New Year’s Confetti Poppers


7. New Year’s Eve Mad Libs Printable


8. New Year’s Eve Balloon Clock Countdown


9. New Year’s Eve Word Scramble Printable


10. Unicorn Slime


11. New Year’s Word Search Printable


12. DIY New Year’s Eve Headbands


13. DIY New Year’s Eve Party Crackers


14. New Year’s Resolution Worksheet Printable


15. New Year’s Eve Star Crown

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