52 Weeks of FREE Printables

Each week in 2018 I will post a free printable here that you can print and use as many times as you want with your own family.

Each week in 2018 I will post a free printable on my blog that you can print and use as many times as you want with your own family.

Week 1: After School Screen Time Rules

Free Printable: After school screen time rules

Week 2: Basketball Bingo

Bingo is a great way to keep the kids entertained in many situations. This Basketball Bingo Board will help keep siblings entertained during basketball games. 

Week 3: Lunch Box Checklist

Your kids can pack a healthy lunch all by themselves with the Lunch Packing Checklist. You can choose the categories that make sense for your family, and customize the options to match your kids’ tastes and the contents of your refrigerator.

Week 4: Chores for 2-3 Year Olds

Use these age appropriate chore lists to create a chore chart that's just right for your kids. There are lots of good ideas here!

Week 5: Potty Training Checklists

Try this free potty training checklist to help your little one learn good habits!

Potty training can be a stressful time - with these simple steps you can help your child learn this independent skill!

Week 6: Restaurant Bingo

This is a great activity to have with you for those restaurants that don't provide kid activities, or if there's a long wait for a table.

Week 7: Valentine’s Day Printables

These activities are great for keeping your kids entertained while celebrating the holiday, and they may learn a little something too!  They can also be great to use at a classroom Valentine's Day party.

Week 8: How To Clean Your Bedroom

Help make a task that seems overwhelming feel manageable by breaking it into smaller steps. It makes your expectations clear, helps your kids know how to start, and helps them know there really is an end in sight!

Week 9: Kindergarten Travel Activities

If you're headed out of town soon, try printing these kindergarten travel activities to keep your little one entertained. They're free!

Week 10: Packing List

A picture packing list is a great way to teach your kids important life skills! For younger kids, make the list for them and let them collect and pack the items themselves (just be sure to double check their work!). For older kids, have them make their packing list themselves, and then go over it with them to make sure they’re not forgetting anything.

Week 11: Chores Bingo

You can create your own Chores BINGO board at www.thetripclip.com. This is a great way to get your kids to do some chores and keep it fun.

Week 12: Easter Activities

These activities are great for keeping your kids entertained while celebrating the holiday, and they may learn a little something too! 

Week 13: Airport Bingo

This airport bingo board is a great way to fill the time between security and boarding the plane. This is one of my kids' favorites Trip Clip Activities. You can even edit the board, and print a new one for each trip. Try it with a kid clipboard from www.thetripclip.com!

Week 14: Baseball Packing List

A picture list can work wonders for helping your kids take responsibility for having all of their gear at every practice and game. Give it a try!

Week 15: Chores for 4-5 Year Olds

Chores are a great way to teach important skills and responsibility. You can print this list as is, or easily edit it to be just right for your family.

Week 16: 15 Free Mazes

Mazes are wonderful entertainment on the go, and The Trip Clip makes it possible to print hundreds or even thousands of unique mazes that are just right for your child! Simply refresh the page and a new maze will be generated on the fly. You can also easily change the difficulty setting for your mazes. Start with Beginner, and work your way up to Extreme!

Week 17: Baseball Bingo

Baseball season often means lots of time in the stands for siblings. Personalize this bingo board for your child or your baseball field.

Week 18: Summer Vacation Rules

A great way to help make sure your kids don't spend their entire summer in front of a screen (or better yet, arguing with you about how much screen time is too much) is to nip it in the bud by setting some house rules for screen time.  

Week 19: Summer Schedule

Feeling overwhelmed by long summer days stretching out ahead of you that need to be filled? A simple trick is to create a framework for each day. You might not need it every day, but sometimes it's nice to have a little structure to help you and the kids know what's coming.

Week 20: Beach Packing List

Packing lists are such a wonderful thing. I love having a printed list I can use to make sure we don't forget anything when we head out the door, and a picture packing list for a trip to the beach lets your kids help collect what can often be a surprising amount of gear!

Week 21: Summer Reading Challenge

Make your own summer reading list with The Trip Clip custom checklist maker. This list by book genre will encourage kids to broaden the kinds of books they read this summer.

Week 22: Summer Reading BINGO

This is a super fun way to encourage your kids to read this summer! Challenge your child to get a BINGO in any direction, or even wipe out the whole board! You can also easily edit this board with your own challenges. 

Week 23: 9 BINGO Bored Boards

These Summer Bored Boards offer 9 free printable BINGO boards with ideas sure to inspire creative play. Have your kids try to get a BINGO, or black out the whole board. You can print these boards as is for free, or easily generate your own at www.thetripclip.com. There are over 500 images to choose from to inspire you and your kids to think of fun new activities to do this summer!

Week 24: Creative Screen Time Ideas

Don’t fight over screen time, make the most of it! Screens can help your kids learn important, real-world skills. Here are great suggestions for using technology to get creative.

Week 25: Summer Fun

Add a little structure to your summer with a picture schedule. This one is super easy to edit so you can make it right for your family.

Week 26: Educational Screen Time Ideas

Don’t fight over screen time, make the most of it! Screens can help your kids learn important, real-world skills. Here are great suggestions for using technology to learn new things.

Week 27: Road Trip Activities

The Trip Clip has a wide variety of printable activities you can use with the small, kids-sized clipboard and 4-color pen to make your road trip go smoothly. Here is a free road trip BINGO board, a free counting game (it's a like a scavenger hunt), and a few printed tic tac toe boards that are perfect for keeping little ones entertained in the car.

Week 28: How To Optimize Screen Time

Don't fight over screen time, make the most of it! Screens can help your kids learn important, real-world skills. Have them try a balance of all of these!

Week 29: Morning Routine

A solid morning routine can make a world of difference when you're trying to get the kids out the door for school every morning. This picture list is simple, nice to look at, and works well for kids of all ages. I used one with my kids until they were around 10 or 11 and could remember all of this on their own. You can print this as is for free, or edit it to make it just right for your family.

Week 30: Bedtime Routine

A bedtime routine with pictures is a fun and effective way to help your kids settle into bed. Kids respond well to routine, and the consistency that comes with writing down the routine and helping your kids know what to expect each night will help to calm them down and make bedtime smooth.

Week 31: Back To School Checklist

Get organized for the new school year to make sure everyone starts off on the right foot! Here's a great list of things you check off before your kids start school this fall. Am I missing anything?

Week 32: School Schedule

This list is great for both home school families and for kids with special needs. A visual checklist is a great way to help keep everyone track.

This list can help special needs kids remember what they need to do when they arrive at school each day. These kind of detailed picture checklists are a great way to help kids stay independent but still do all the things that are expected of them.

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Week 33: Clean Bathroom

There are 2 goals when asking a kid to help clean. 1) Getting the room cleaned without doing it all yourself and 2) Teaching them how to do this task. These picture checklists are great as reminders for what needs doing, and also for helping your kids know there really is an end to this horrendous chore.

Week 34: Instead of “How was your day?”

Sometimes trying to get information from your kids about how their school day was is like pulling teeth. If I ask

Week 35: Chores for 6-9 Year Olds

These are useful general guidelines, but you can easily edit these to make them right for your family. Chores are a great way to teach important skills and responsibility.

Week 36: How to Raise an Adult

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Week 37: How to Survive the Grocery Store with Kids

The Trip Clip® has lots of great activities you can print and use at the grocery store with your kids. I like to take these to the grocery store with a small clipboard and pen to entertain my kids while I get the shopping done.

Week 38: How to Clean the Kitchen

Try giving your kids a checklist to help them do a great job cleaning!

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