New Years Eve Traditions for Kids

Are you looking for some fun ways to kick off the new year with your children? Don’t miss these New Years Eve traditions for kids! More than 20 ideas to choose from!

It’s almost time to kick off a brand new year! This year, why not start some new traditions with your kids. Whether you have a New Year’s party or spend time making a bucket list for the new year, this is the perfect time of year to make memories with your kids. 

Looking for fun ways to kick off the new year with your children? Don't miss these New Years Eve traditions for kids! More than 20 ideas to choose from!

New Years Eve Traditions for Kids

I love this New Year’s Eve memory jar! Not only will the family record their hopes and wishes for the new year, but they’ll add memories all year long. What an amazing time it will be to read through them at the end of the year. Messy Little Monster

This year, spend a few minutes interviewing the kids on New Year’s Day. Record their answers for a fun treasure trove of memories for the future. Danya Banya

Have your kids help you create a colorful Wishing Wall on which they’ll record their goals for the upcoming year. Buggy and Buddy

Spend some time on New Years Day discussing what the family wants to do and enjoy in the upcoming year. This is a great way to set family goals for the new yearKC Edventures

This list of New Year’s Eve activities for kids contains ideas that will help you celebrate all day long! KC Edventures

I love this New Year’s Eve party countdown pack of printables! It includes signs, clocks, and notepaper. A Bird and a Bean

This New Year’s glitter cloud dough makes for a fun activity for kids, and it helps them get involved in celebrating the new year. Crafts on Sea

Set up a New Year’s Eve sensory bin for a bit of festive sensory play for your little ones. Play Learn Every Day

Kids will love decorating their very own glitter and foil crown to wear on New Year’s Eve as they ring in the new year! Preschool Toolkit 

Here’s a great list of New Year’s Eve movies for kids3 Boys and a Dog

Get the whole family involved in creating some New Year’s resolutions and intentions for 2019. Mum in the Madhouse

This festive confetti playdough is perfect for filling time on New Year’s Eve! There’s Just One Mommy

You and the kids can ring in the new year with confetti science play! This confetti science eruption science experiment is sure to be a hit with kids of all ages. Little Bins for Little Hands

Capture the last moments of 2018 in a fun way when you print out these DIY photo booth propsThe Life of Jennifer Dawn

Step outside as the clock strikes midnight and pop these balloon confetti poppersMum in the Madhouse

Looking for fun ways to kick off the new year with your children? Don't miss these New Years Eve traditions for kids! More than 20 ideas to choose from!


Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool New Year’s Eve books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

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Squirrel's New Year's ResolutionThe Night Before New Year'sNew Year's Day (Celebrations in My World)


Squirrel’s New Year’s Resolution – Squirrel knows that New Year’s Day is a great day for making resolutions! But what does it mean to make a resolution, anyway? As she makes visits around the forest she learns about New Year’s resolutions and helps her friends get started on theirs. If only she can think of a resolution of her very own…

The Night Before New Year’s – It’s the night before New Year’s, and the whole family is determined to stay up until midnight! Everyone’s stocked up on sparkly streamers and festive party hats, but after a night filled with card games and too many cupcakes, the little ones are getting sleepy. . . Can they make it until the clock strikes twelve?

New Year’s Day – Discusses the history, customs, and celebrations of New Year’s Day.


Kick off a brand new year with this wonderful collection of preschool New Years books. These picture books will help little ones learn more about the holiday. 

Spend quality family time this New Year’s Eve playing this fun New Year’s Eve printable cooperative game.

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