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Kids Boredom: The Ultimate “I’m Bored!” list for kids

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Why are you spending YOUR hours trying to fight kids’ boredom, mama? When I was a kid, my parents didn’t try to fill every second of my life with ideas and things to do. They allowed us to get bored. And do you know what happened?

We made mud pies.

We caught fireflies.

We played tag.

We found things to do to get ourselves un-bored.

I get it. I feel like I should plan every second of my kids’ lives too. But I remember how fun those days of “being bored” were. And I don’t want my kids to miss out on that.

Last year, I created a fun calendar for the summer FULL of boredom busting ideas (you can click here to download) – and it came in handy, considering how everyone’s 2020 went down 😅

While we definitely used those ideas and a slew of others we found floating on the internet last year, there were still plenty of pockets in our day that the kids came up with their own entertainment.

Why are you spending YOUR hours trying to fight kids boredom, mama? Let them enjoy the boredom opportunity! Here's some ideas :)

In case your family is needing a few ideas, I’ve created this list to help fight kids’ boredom for good! And most of these are FREE things to do that are super fun and entertaining!

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Just go through the list and add your own creative spin to each thing. You don’t need a blog to dictate how you entertain your kids with bubbles. Buy some at the dollar tree and go to town or make DIY giant bubble wands — YOU DECIDE!

Ideas to fight kids boredom

Sidewalk Chalk

Bubbles

Trampoline

Bikes + Scooters

Drawing Tutorials on YouTube

Legos

Play in a Creek

Basketball Games (like, H-O-R-S-E)

Play-Doh

Four Leaf Clover Search

Collect Pinecones + Make Birdfeeders

Make a Kite

Hop Scotch

Upcycle Something

Mud Pie Kitchens Outside

Metal Detecting

Scavenger Hunt

Write a Letter to Someone

Create a Bucketlist

Make up a Play to Act Out

Design an Obstacle Course Outside

Create a Weather Journal

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Why are you spending YOUR hours trying to fight kids boredom, mama? Let them enjoy the boredom opportunity! Here's some ideas :)

If you’re looking for another fun way to fight kids’ boredom, consider taking my FREE 5-day email challenge! We will work together to build a full unit study that you can do with your kids for fun or for homeschool!

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Why are you spending YOUR hours trying to fight kids boredom, mama? Let them enjoy the boredom opportunity! Here's some ideas :)
Why are you spending YOUR hours trying to fight kids boredom, mama? Let them enjoy the boredom opportunity! Here's some ideas :)
Why are you spending YOUR hours trying to fight kids boredom, mama? Let them enjoy the boredom opportunity! Here's some ideas :)

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