Category Archives: Activities

Indoor Winter Boredom Busters for Kids

Since we try not to use the phrase “I’m bored!” in our home, I usually don’t hear my kids complaining about being bored during those long days at home during the winter. But I have to admit that we’re still an incredibly normal family. Even without the “b-word” in their vocabulary, there have still been those times when my three children just seemed to be at a total loss for something constructive to do. Continue reading

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200+ Summertime Boredom Busters for Kids

by Deborah Taylor-Hough

Since we try not to use the phrase “I’m bored!” in our home, I usually don’t hear my kids complaining about being bored during those long days at home during the summer months.But I have to admit that we’re still an incredibly normal family. Even without the “b-word” in their vocabulary, there are still those times when my three children just seem to be at a total loss for something constructive to do. Continue reading

Go Outside With Your Children

by Sheila Carrollandoverparents
Guest Contributor

Does it seem odd that we might need reasons for enjoying the outdoors? Nature is good for children. This seems fundamental and hardly necessary to point out. Yet, in recent decades parents have little by little eliminated unstructured outdoor time for their children. Continue reading

Have Fun with Your Children – Take Them to the Art Gallery!

by Trish Anderson
Guest Contributor

Let’s face it. Most Kids and art galleries don’t really mix. Kids get bored quickly and what’s more boring than standing around looking at old paintings. But art galleries can be interesting, even for kids. Continue reading