Thursday, June 26, 2014

ideas to fight summer boredom

We are right in the thick of summer.  
We've kept pretty busy so far.  
We've had girls camp, scout camp, day camps and a dance recital along with birthdays, 
meetings and appointments.  

Even with all of our summer activities, I've heard the dreaded, "I'm bored" many, MANY times.  

And while I agree with this article (seriously, go read it) that it's not my job to entertain my kids all day, every day, I thought it would be nice to have a list of things my kids can do.


So if they just can't find a way to entertain themselves, I'm prepared.  


When this cute little guy comes up to me to explain how there is nothing in our house for
 him to do, I can give him one of these tasks.


  There are some fun activities on there, but there are also some chore type things 
that always need to be done.  


I cut the tasks up into small strips and put them into a mason jar.  
Hopefully we'll have less, "I'm bored's", but if not, then at least my house will be cleaner!  :) 




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