Activities page

 

 

Fun activities for kids

Start a book club

The only thing that makes reading more fun is doing it with friends! You can also form a family book club with loved ones near and far.

Issue 15 Book Club

Make an animal bookmark

Brighten up every book with a handmade bookmark. You can craft a cat or dog, a bunny with pointy ears, or even a sloth hanging on a tree.

Issue16_Bookmarks

Is your child interested in protecting the planet?

If so, we want to hear about it! Download and print our form for your child to fill out, and then email it to us for a chance for their thoughts and artwork to be featured in an upcoming issue of the magazine. Send all forms to hello@theweekjunior.com.

 

54_form

Eat a healthy breakfast

A great morning meal helps with feeling good all day long. We have tips for easy, healthy, delicious breakfasts inspired by morning meals around the world.

 

breakfast

Make bubble paper prints

Blowing bubbles in colorful soapy liquid creates fun designs for prints that can turn into greeting cards, gift wrap, tags, or bookmarks.

 

bubble

Learn to play chess

Millions of people play chess, one of the most popular board games in the world. The game is all about strategy and smart moves, but it’s fun and easy to learn—and we can help.

 

chess

Make no-bake bug cookies

Adding a bit of icing and candy turns store-bought cookies into the cutest little ladybugs and bees. These crunchy critters come together in minutes.

 

bugs

Practice your dancing

Dancing can be a fun way to express emotions, socialize, or exercise, but it is also an art form that people have practiced since ancient times. We have a few tips for taking those dance moves to the next level.

dancehowto

Craft a colorful felt eyeglass case

This cute case will protect a pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses, and it’s fun and easy to make. All it takes is felt, a paper towel tube, scissors, and glue.

glasseshowto

Map your neighborhood

There’s always more to learn about a neighborhood, even for people who have lived there a long time. Kids can improve their observation, drawing, and writing skills by making their very own map of local landmarks.

Maps

Bake a batch of flaky biscuits

In about an hour, 10 flaky, delicious buttermilk biscuits can be on the table. No kneading required, and they are perfect with a dollop of jam.

biscuits

Send secret messages

Morse code is a special alphabet that lets people communicate using dots and dashes that represent letters. With flashing lights, beads, or even Lego bricks, it is easy to start sending coded messages.

55morse

Make a wreath from egg cartons

With just two cardboard egg cartons, a paper plate, and some paint, a beautiful wreath of flowers springs into bloom. Kids can make the wreath their own by designing different types of flowers.

 

55flowers

Celebrate Earth Day

The 51st annual Earth Day, a worldwide day of service and action to protect the planet we share, is coming up on April 22. Here are some easy, meaningful ways for families to get involved and help the environment.

 

54_earthday

What does democracy mean to your child? We want to hear what readers think! Download and print our form for your child to fill out, and then email it to us for a chance for their thoughts to be featured in an upcoming issue of the magazine. Send all forms to hello@theweekjunior.com.

new button

Looking for more fun things to do?

We’ve collected all of our earlier games, workouts, and activities in one place.

Download more FITNESS GAMES and WORKOUTS.

Download more RECIPES, CRAFTS, and ACTIVITIES.

backissuespic