Wake up! It’s Anti-Boredom Month

How appropriate that National Boredom Month should fall during lockdown! I’m sure that you are probably tired of bored kids asking what they can do, so here is a list of activities and ideas to keep their little brains busy!

  1. Play indoor hide and seek.
  2. Make decorations, curate a playlist, and throw a family dance party.
  3. Try a new cookie or cake recipe. Bonus idea: Set up a camera or smart phone and film a cooking show!
  4. Play with blocks. We recommend the competitive STEM game Blocks Rock!
  5. Make a mancala counting game with an egg carton. Instructions here.
  6. Go camping in the living room.
  7. Play board games.
  8. Design and go on an indoor treasure hunt.
  9. Plan a family garden.
  10. Make ice cream in a bag. Recipe here.
  11. Make slime. Instructions here.
  12. Set up an in-home nail salon and try some nail art techniques. Ideas here.
  13. Dress up in your best clothes and have a fancy dinner.
  14. Make a piñata. Instructions here.
  15. Make friendship bracelets.

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