Do your kids seem bored? Wondering what you can do to brighten their spirits? Check out these 25 Boredom Busting Balloon Games For Kids! They will be so busy playing that they won’t remember that they’re bored. From hockey to tennis to balloon races, these games will keep your kids active indoors and outdoors.
These are also perfect for parties, family gatherings, and days ending with ‘y’. Have fun!
Seriously Fun Boredom-Busting Balloon Games for Kids of All Ages
1. Angry Birds Target Practice Game
Angry Birds target practice is a gun game from Kids Activities Blog for kids to play either indoors or outdoors. Plus, who doesn’t want their very own Angry Bird balloon?
2. Balloon Blowing Relay
Let your kids blow balloons across the floor in a race to see who can hit the finish line fastest! This indoor balloon game is good for breaking up the ice at birthday parties, family reunions or other get-togethers. More ideas at How Wee Learn.
3. Balloon Hockey + Cardboard
Creative Connections For Kids’ balloon hockey is way less dangerous to breakables than just about any other hockey out there. Kids will enjoy this and it’s very easy to prepare. All you need are balloons and a couble of cardboard tubes!
4. Balloon Pop On A Trampoline
Fill a trampoline with balloons and then kids have to try to jump on them to pop them! It’s a lot harder than you’d think but brings about so many giggles! Learn how it’s done via 7 On A Shoestring.
5. Balloon Quidditch Game
Set up your very own quiddich match as seen in Buzzfeed Life with Hogwarts fans at home. Which house will bring home the cup? Only time will tell…
6. Seriously Fun Balloon Rocket
Balloon rockets are a blast to make and so much fun to watch fly. Balloon games for toddlers keep kids amused for hours! Learn how to make these awesome balloon rockets via A Little Learning For Two.
7. Balloon Sensory Game
How good are your kids at guessing? Fill each balloon with a different mystery substance and let them try to guess what’s inside! Learn more via EDventures With Kids.
8. Balloon Smashing Game
This balloon popping game from How To Have It All is hilarious to watch and your kids are going to have so much fun trying to keep their balloon away while popping the other. This fun balloon game is great for kids and adults alike. A good alternative to computer games and television for sure!
9. Balloon Volleyball Match
Balloon volleyball from About Health is super fun for those rainy day blues. Plus, no worries about the ball busting that vase on the table.
10. Pay with Balloon Yo-Yo
Make Tinkerlab’s balloon yo-yo and let your kids swing it up and down. This one might be better for the outside, just fyi…
11. Catch A Balloon In a Cup
Can your kiddo catch a balloon in a cup? You’ll soon find out when you engage them in this balloon catching activity! Check out Vanilla Joy to learn how to play it.
12. Balloon Tennis Game
How long can your kids keep balloons in the air using only a flyswatter? This fun balloon game for kids from Little Bins For Little Hands can surely keep them busy for hours!
13. Balloon Ring Toss Game
Ring toss takes on a whole new meaning when the rings are hula hoops and the goals are helium balloons. The winner takes all the balloons in this fun balloon game for kids via Freebie Finding Mom!
14. Hungry Hungry Balloon Game
In Random’s Hungry, Hungry Tots, toddlers race to grab as many balloons as they can and pass them off to their partner before the time is up.
15. Balloon Badminton Activity
I Can Teach My Child’s balloon badminton is fun for kids of all ages and a great way to get them to play together! You can make it more challenging by using pool noodles instead!
16. Juggling with Balloon Balls
Can your kiddo juggle? You’ll find out soon enough with these balloon juggling balls from Kids Activities Blog.
17. Balloon Lego Car Race
A balloon operated toy car race from The Crafty Mummy is a super fun way to get kids building and thinking.
18. Balloons + Nerf Guns
Balloon target practice via Cafe Mom (unavailable) is a blast when you use Nerf guns. How many will your kids hit? Find out by trying out this seriously fun balloon game for kids!
19. Ninja Balloon Game
Or want to give your little ninja a more active target? Let them hit balloon bad guys with their samurai swords. Just be sure not to hit the balloon too hard or it might explode! See how it’s done via Roe And Lee
20. Pass the Balloon Relay
This balloon relay from Learn With Play At Home is funny to watch and so much fun to play. Kids can’t touch the balloons with their hands, but still have to get them across the room. Seriously, this could pass as the most fun balloon game for birthday parties!
21. Penguin Walk with Balloon Race
Want another super fun-ny activity? Kitty Groups’ balloon penguin walking is where a child has to race across the room with a balloon tucked between their knees without dropping the balloon.
22. Balloon Pillow Prank
Want to prank your kids? This one from Kids Activities Blog is a blast for older kiddos. Fill their pillow case with balloons and have them go take a nap. They’re going to know what’s up the second their head hits the ‘pillow’.
23. Balloon Shooters
Balloon marshmallow shooters of Come Together Kids are so much fun to play! Tag without the risk of anyone ever getting hurt.
24. Balloon Stomping Race
Want another fun balloon popping game? Try this fun balloon exploding game via Three Jewels In My Crown! This one is great because the game isn’t over until all the balloons are popped.
25. Seriously Fun Balloon Balls
Check out these colorful, crazy balloon balls from Kids Activities Blog! Fun for juggling, but also just super cute to make. Your kids will love helping with this one.
More Balloon Games & Fun from Play Ideas
- Beat your kid’s summer boredom with these shaving cream balloons!
- Teach your kids about electricity and gravity with some balloon science games.
- Get more balloon game ideas here.
- Add these Angry Birds balloon games to your list!
- You’ll never want to miss water balloon targets for summer!
- Neither of these wet and wild balloon games.
- For your next slumber party, make sure to include this slumber balloon pop activity!
What fun balloon game are you playing with your kids this afternoon?