9 Exciting New Year's Projects for Kids

By: Rachel Bernstein, Editor for AllFreeHolidayCrafts

Trying to keep the kids entertained before the ball drops at midnight? These 9 Exciting New Year's Projects for Kids should help you out! From DIY decorations to fun activities, these easy New Years crafts will make December 31st special for children of all ages!

9 Exciting New Year's Projects for Kids:  Table of Contents


Kid-Friendly New Years Eve Decorations New Years Eve Disco Ball

Have the kids help you get the house ready for the big New Year's bash by making these easy DIY New Years Eve decorations. They'll love that they get to play a part in planning the party and these easy New Years crafts are such a simple way to get them involved.  All of the project ideas below can be completed in an afternoon, so break out the crafting supplies on December 31st and make your own decorations with the kids!

Easy Paper Punched New Year's Banner - New Years party crafts should all be this bright and cheery!

Easy Confetti Garland - The tassels on this project make it one of the most festive New Years Eve decorations!

New Year's Eve Disco Ball  (pictured) - Swap out the hot glue for gluesticks and this sparkly disco ball becomes one of our favorite New Year's projects for kids!



New Years Kids Games Pass the Time Goodie Bags

One of the most challenging things for parents on New Year's Eve is to keep their little ones entertained during the party. That's no longer an issue with the fun New Years kids games featured below. If you're looking for a crafty activity to keep kids entertained while you entertain your guests, these projects are surefire hits! 

Countdown to Midnight Box - An envelope for each hour of the night reveals a different game for kids to play.  Such a clever idea! 

Not Too Noisy Noisemakers - Make these easy New Years crafts before the party and then break them out at midnight and make some noise!  These shakers are fun for kids to play with but will spare adults the headache of normal noisemakers!

Pass the Time Goodie Bags (pictured) - One of the simplest New Years crafts you can make for your kids is a fun goodie bag with a surprise inside.  This project takes less than an hour to complete and will be your savior when the kids get antsy on New Year's Eve.


More Fun and Easy New Years Crafts New Years Eve Party Hats for Kids

Edible Party Horns - A tasty treat AND a fun activity that'll keep kids busy?  This is one of those New Years ideas kids will love and parents will love even more!

DIY Confetti Packets
- Have the kids help make paper confetti for guests to throw in the air at midnight. This is by far one of the easiest New Year's projects for kids we've seen.

New Year's Eve Party Hats for Kids (pictured) - Let the kids play dress up with their own creations on New Year's Eve! Creating these fun and festive wearable New Years party crafts is a great activity for kids to make post-Christmas and they'll love donning them at the party!



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