15 Fun New Years Eve Ideas for Kids

Are you looking for some fun and entertaining New Years Eve Ideas for Kids? We are getting so close to the New Year and I can’t believe it’s going to be 2017. I’m seriously starting to feel like life is flying by way too fast. I feel like it was just yesterday that it turned the year 2000. Remember Y2K? Yeah that was fun. But here we are almost 17 years later! Can you believe it!?!

I love New Years Eve because it always prompts you to think about what changes you may want to make in your life. You can reflect on some New Years Resolutions or you can just reflect on the year you’ve had. New Years Eve is always so much fun too because most people like to celebrate and I love the countdown to the new year! It’s one of my favorite things about the holidays. So today I’m sharing 15 fun New Years Eve Ideas for Kids. I hope you can use some of these New Years Eve Ideas for Kids to make your New Years Eve this year extra special!

15 New Years Eve Ideas for Kids

Here are 15 fun New Years Eve Ideas for Kids!

1. New Years Eve Photo Props // PureSimpleThingsNew Years Eve Photo Props

Take some hilarious photos with these New Years Eve Photo Props! This would make your New Years night a memorable one and the kids will LOVE swapping out the different props to make silly faces with.

2. Paper Plate Noise Maker Craft // Kix

Paper Plate Noise Maker Craft

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!

3. New Years Countdown Clock Craft // Buggy and Buddy

New Years Eve Countdown Clock Craft

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!

4. New Years Gold & Glitter Play Dough // I Heart Crafty Things

New Years Eve Playdough

This is a fun invitation to create activity. Set up some sparkly accessories and glitter and have your kids create the year out of playdough!

5. New Years Eve Balloon Clock // The Suburban Mom

New Years Eve Balloon Clock

This is a lot of fun! I would have the kids POP each balloon as the time passes. I could see the kids fighting over who gets to pop the balloon! This also doubles as a really fun decoration or center piece in the room for a New Years Eve party.

6. 15 New Years Resolutions Ideas // Life is a Lullaby

How about at the end of the night discussing what New Years Resolutions everyone can commit to? I especially like the idea of starting a new hobby or volunteering more.

7. New Years Resolution Worksheet Printable // Life is a Lullaby

New Year's Resolution Worksheet Printable

Once you’ve discussed what resolutions you want to set, use this free printable to write them out. This free new years printable will help your kids honor their resolution by writing it out!

 8. New Years Eve DIY Cupcake Toppers // I Heart Crafty Things

New Years Cupcake Toppers

These cupcake toppers are so cute! Earlier in the day you can bake cupcakes and then have the kids help decorate them for your dinner party or evening activities.

9. 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 Years night to remember!

10. 16 Minute to Win It Games // Play Party Plan

Play some Minute to Win It Games! These are so much fun and all of the kids can participate and try them out.

11. New Years Bingo Game Printable // Capturing Joy

New Years Eve Bingo

I always find that New Years Eve it seems like there’s lots of time and you’re anxious to get to the countdown. What better way to pass the time than to play New Years Eve Bingo? Get these adorable Free New Years Eve Bingo Cards Printable!

12. New Years Sensory Bottle // Chaos and Clutter

New Years Eve Sensory Bottle

This is a fun sensory bottle for kids of all ages to play with! I love the fun confetti and the kids can shake it along with the DIY shakers to ring in the new year!

13. Throw a glow in the dark dance party using glowsticks 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 get the music going!

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

15. Build a snow fort, go ice skating, watch your local fireworks or watch some kid New Years movies like Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year.

Well that’s it – those are my favorite New Years Eve Ideas for Kids. I hope you can use some of New Years Eve Ideas for Kids and have a great New Years Eve! Happy New Year!

Have you thought about your New Years Resolution yet? See these great ideas to get started!

15 New Years Resolutions for a New You

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