Recycled peanut butter jar, coffee can, mason jar or whatever you can find
Strips of paper
Something to decorate or label the outside of the jar
Write “I’m BORED!” on the outside of the container. On the paper strips, write activities, chores, books to read, crafts to make. You can make up your own list, but below are a few ideas to get you started:
Bake cookies – take them to a neighbor.
Play a board game.
Play a card game.
Read for 30 minutes.
Build with Legos.
Draw a picture of your pet.
Write a poem.
Count your blessings (write them down).
Clean the glass doors.
Take a bubble bath.
Go outside and find a bug – draw a picture of it.
Paint a rock.
Call a grandparent.
Read a book to someone.
Turn on some music and dance.
Your choice for dinner.
Write a letter to a friend.
Drive in movie – Make a car from a box and sit it in it to watch a movie.
Build a tent with sheets or blankets.
Listen to a “Books of the Bible” song until you have it memorized.
Write a story where you are a superhero.
Create a picture from kitchen items such as dried beans, popcorn, pasta, glue and paper.
Play with Play Doh.
Create a city on your sidewalk with sidewalk chalk.
Draw roads and play with cars.
Bathe the dog.
Find objects in the kitchen to use as band instruments.
Play along with music.
Find a YouTube Kids yoga video and do it.
Work a puzzle.
Create something from the arts and crafts box.
Bowling – Make your own bowling lane with water or soda bottles and a ball.