Never in my lifetime have I seen such a crazy time like right now. What I have seen is that with people not being so busy all the time has really ramped up their creativity! It’s like my generation are all kids again and bringing out the classic games and activities.
While my Facebook feed has its fair share of news stories and reports, but I’m also seeing families bonding like never before because they have been forced to slow down. Creativity in adults and kids is booming and I am honestly loving the ideas I see every day.
Recently many of my friends have stated it’s just nice to “see” people, even if you have to stay away and can’t give hugs. Many of them have started doing activities in their own driveway to stay connected with those around them. So I thought it would be fun to gather them all in one place to give everyone some fresh ideas or get those creative juices flowing for new ones!
And while many people are still practicing safe distances, there is a lot you can do right at home. Getting outside doesn’t mean you have to take a trip somewhere or drive a long distance. You can do so much right in your own home, backyard or in the driveway!
Having fun while staying apart is easy! Grab your lawn chair, a few household supplies and check out these fun things to do in your driveway!
Gross Motor Activities
Follow the Line Scooter Maze | School Time Snippets
Puddle Painting | There’s Just One Mommy
Driveway Obstacle Course | Creative Family Fun
Outdoor Shape Activity: Driveway Shape Maze | Creative Family Fun
Gross Motor Ice Bowling | Learn ~ Play ~ Imagine
A Driveway Scooter Racetrack | Momma Society
Chalk Hopscotch Path Inspiration Cubes | Fantastic Fun and Learning
Painting & Chalk Ideas
4th of July Star Painting | Fun Learning for Kids
Popsicle Painting | Raising Little Superheroes
Squirt Painting | Fireflies and Mud Pies
Chalk Spray | Infarrantly Creative
Quick Painting the Driveway with Water Activity | Hands On As We Grow
15 Awesome Games and Activities to do with Sidewalk Chalk! | A Girl and a Glue Gun
Fun Things to Do with Sidewalk Chalk | Princess Pinky Girl
Constellation Art With Rocks and Sidewalk Chalk | Creekside Learning
Letter Activities with Sidewalk Chalk | No Time for Flashcards
How to Make a Sidewalk Chalk Mosaic | Designing Tomorrow
Still need more chalk ideas? Check out this huge list from What Mom’s Love!
STEM & STEAM Activities
DIY Toy Water Balloon Parachute STEAM Activity | Fantastic Fun and Learning
Shaped Bubbles STEM Activity | Brain Power Boy
Egg Drop STEM Challenge | The Barefoot Homeschooling Mom
Driveway Shuffleboard Math | Teach Mama
Easy DIY Scooters | The Inspired Treehouse
10 Ways to Driveway Bike Riding More Fun | Cool Mom Picks
Egg Carton Unplugged Coding Activity | Teach Your Kids Code
DIY Sidewalk Chalk | Natural Beach Living
More Fun Things to do in Your Driveway
Insect Movement Dice | Taming Little Monsters
Marshmallow Shooters | Coffee Cups and Crayons
Sidewalk Simon: Colors of The Rainbow Learning Activity | Toddler Approved
Car Color Sort: Math for Littles | The Educator’s Spin On It
Driveway Bowling | Mommy Savers
Telling Time Activity for Kids | Coffee Cups and Crayons
Find more homeschool resources on my Pinterest boards!
Annette has been married to her husband and best friend since 2003. Together they are raising their six children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES and FREE PRINTABLES for homeschool families. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, homemaking and marriage while trying to maintain her sanity. She is also the owner of Thrifty Homeschoolers where she shares her tips on homeschooling without breaking the bank.