Muuummmmmm, I’m bored …
Yeah. We’ve heard these notorious words before. Children of all generations are known to utter these words, especially during the school holidays when they have time on their hands. The thing is, it is all very well for kids to be bored … but if they are driving you mental, here is an easy way to make an’ I’m Bored’ jar.
What you are required:
20 paddle pop lodges Small glass container or cup Ribbon to make it somewhat( optional) Sharpie pen or similar
Write your twenty minds on the end of each paddle pop stick and place them word-side down in the jar. As soon as you hear those’ infamous’ words …’ I’m Bored ‘, ask your child to take one and complete the undertaking. I’ve included some merriment things, some duties and some outings. I’ve throw some suggestions below, but tailor the suggestions to your child and situation.
Chores: Help with the washing up Tidy your bedroom Walk the dog( age appropriate) Wash the dog Sort out your bookshelf Empty the dishwasher Wipe the house Pick up any playthings on the lawn. Sea the plants.
Outings and Activity:
Go to the local library Organise a journey to the park Call a friend and ask them to come over for a play-act Leave to the beach. Run fishing Turn swimming at the local pool Climb a tree Fly a kite Determined up a tent in the back garden.
Things to Do at Home:
Read a book Tidy your bedroom Cook cupcakes( with a grown-up) Make some play dough Watch a movie Play-act a board game Play on the trampoline Attract with chalk Build a castle in the lounge chamber Journey your bicycle Have a water balloon oppose Induce a bookmark. Cleanse the car. Dance to your favourite song Bake some cookies. Construction a pet boulder. Learn how to count to ten in another language Build a Lego town
Do “youve had” more activities to add to the I’m Bored Jar list?
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