54 Things To Do At Home When You’re Bored

Things to do when you're bored

As winter is on the horizon, so is the potential for boredom. Even with work and school and relaxed rules on screen time, there still seems like there will be time to fill and (many) opportunities to be bored. If you and the kids would like to try something new, here are 54 extremely easy ways to fill a bit of time.

54 Things To Do At Home When You’re Bored

  1. Make a backyard obstacle course. (Works with snow and without it!)
  2. Rake a neighbour’s leaves.
  3. Discover a new path for walking.
  4. Read at least 9 books.
  5. Bundle up and have an outdoor movie night in your back yard.
  6. Do yoga as a family.
  7. Have a pool noodle sword fight.
  8. Have a family game night as often as possible.
  9. Write a story.
  10. Cook something as a family.
  11. Make homemade bubbles.
  12. Sleep in a tent.
  13. Roast marshmallows.
  14. Bake something new.
  15. Make a time capsule.
  16. Play tug of war.
  17. Have a 3-legged race.
  18. Make your own movie.
  19. Drink root beer floats.
  20. Make homemade pizza every week.
  21. Take a family photo.
  22. Learn how to do something new.
  23. Plant something indoors and watch it grow.
  24. Bake a loaf of bread.
  25. Start and finish a large puzzle as a family.
  26. Play hopscotch.
  27. Start a new family tradition.
  28. Become a magician and learn all of the spells from Harry Potter.
  29. Pick an official family song & have a dance party.
  30. Make s’mores.
  31. Have a scavenger hunt.
  32. Play flashlight tag.
  33. Make homemade jam.
  34. Start a collection.
  35. Invent a new game or sport.
  36. Eat ice cream for dinner.
  37. Do a random act of kindness.
  38. Play Mad Libs.
  39. Bake and decorate a cake.
  40. Make paper airplanes.
  41. Play frisbee.
  42. Take more pictures.
  43. Have an eating contest.
  44. Learn how to juggle.
  45. Read a classic book.
  46. Carve a watermelon.
  47. Eat 5 things you’ve never tried before.
  48. Have a staring contest.
  49. Make marshmallow sculptures.
  50. Learn how to yo-yo.
  51. Build a fort.
  52. Make friendship bracelets for your friends.
  53. Learn some jokes and put on a comedy show for your family.
  54. Create a build-your-own sandwich bar.


What else would you add to the list?



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