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50 Fun Things to Do with Balloons – Activities for Kids

Kids love playing with balloons! Balloons are cheap, easy to get, and provide hours and hours of enjoyement. Perhaps you are tired of the same old balloon activities. No worries, we have found LOTS of fun things to do with balloons! These things to do with balloons are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too.  Whether you are looking for balloon activities for kids to play indoors during a rainy winter day, or outdoor balloon fun as a summer activity Рthese balloon craft ideas are sure to be a hit!

Kids love playing with balloons! Balloons are cheap, easy to get, and provide hours and hours of enjoyement. Perhaps you are tired of the same old balloon activities. No worries, we have found LOTS of fun things to do with balloons! These things to do with balloons are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too.  Whether you are looking for balloon activities for kids to play indoors during a rainy winter day, or outdoor balloon fun as a summer activity - these balloon craft ideas are sure to be a hit!

Balloon Activities for Kids

Whether you have some extra balloons and are looking for some balloon fun ideas, or you just want a unique kids balloon activity ideas, try one of these fun and creative things to do with balloons! THese balloon activities for kids are perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students.  Balloons are not just for parties! These super fun balloon activities, balloon learning ideas, and balloon crafts are perfect for kids of any age and make great family, or group activities. Balloons games for kids are lots of fun, but they can also be a choking hazard. Remember to always closely supervise children while doing balloon activities. You are going to love all these fun and creative things you can do with balloons!

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Things to do with Balloons

Grab a packet of balloons and try one of these super fun balloon activities for kids!

Fun Things to Do with Balloons

  • Balloon Puppies from The Craft Train.
    If your kids are desperate for a puppy, they will love these balloon puppies!
  • Make Ice Luminaries with Balloons from One Little Project.
    This is a gorgeous winter activity to try with your kids.
  • Balloon Drums form Mini Eco.
    This simple balloon musical instrument is a drum, shaker and guiro in one!
  • Sensory Rainbow Balloon Balls from Pintsized Treasures.
    These little balls are easy to make so much fun to play with.
  • Balloon Rockets from What Do We Do All Day.
    Make rockets zoom across your backyard or living room with this simple activity.
  • Water Balloon Sensory Bin from Simple Fun for Kids.
    This simple sensory bin idea offers a whole new tactile experience for kids.
  • DIY Balloon Instruments from Teaching Ideas.
    Kids will have great fun making and playing these homemade instruments.
  • Water Balloon Parachute from Fantastic Fun and Learning.
    How many times can you let your parachute fall without breaking the balloon?
  • Balloon Snowman from And Next Comes L
    Don’t worry if there is no snow to make a snowman, you can make one from balloons!
  • Balloon Hockey from Creative Connections for Kids
    This is a great indoor game for a rainy day.
  • Balloon Juggling Balls from Laughing Kids Learn.
    Learn how to make these rice filled balls and then learn how to juggle!

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Balloon Games for Kids

There are so many great, hands-on learning activities for kids that use balloons. These balloon learning activities are great for preschoolers,
kindergarten, and elementary aged kids and cover math, science, literacy and more.

For even more balloon learning ideas check out these Educational Balloon Games

balloon craft ideas

Balloon Craft Ideas

Try some of these super fun balloon crafts and balloon art activities for kids.

The kids will never be bored with these balloon crafts, balloon activities and fun things to do with balloons!

This balloon painting has got to be the highlight of our summer! This summer craft for kids is the perfect blend of an art project and a summer activity for kids. It is quick and easy to get ready and loads of fun to try this water balloon painting! Plus when you finish this water balloon activity, you will have a fun keepsake of your summer fun. This balloon paint art is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders too. Looking for a FUN summer activity for kids that is educational too? This fun music activity for kids helps kids of all ages learn music notes while having fun with a music notes game that was made for summertime. This water balloon game is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. As they play this music game for kids they will learn music notes for kids! paint and roll summer balloon painting activity for kids balloon painting art project for toddlers

Balloon Fun

Looking for more fun ways to play with balloons this summer?

Nothing says summer like water balloon games!  They are cheap, quick, FUN, and a great way to cool off on a warm summer day! Bug if your kids are tired of playing balloon toss, let us help you take your water balloon activities to a new level of summer activities for kids with these fun games to play with water balloons. These fun water balloon games are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and elementary age students! water-balloon-science-experiments Are you ready to make something really cool with your kids? Your children will go nuts over this fun, easy to make Lego Balloon Car. This such a fun physical science experiment to try with preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Ready to build your balloon car? Looking for a really fun and memorable science experiment for kids? You will love these EPIC pop rocks experiment. Try this pop rocks science experiment with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students to try a simple chemical reaction. This Whether you try this pop rocks science experiments for homeschool science, at a science birthday party, or as part of a summer science project - this is a MUST try,  really cool science experimentkids will LOVE.

Balloon Activities

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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