WFMW: The “Mom, I’m Bored!” Edition

By megret | June 1, 2010 at 10:30 pm | One comment | Everyday fun, Learning and doing, WFMW

This week’s Works for Me Wednesday focuses on the summer months — the time of year when we’re most likely to hear the words, “Mom, I’m bored!” come out of our children’s mouths. I am excited about sharing our ideas but even MORE excited about reading others’ ideas. So let’s get right to it!

I’ll start off with an over-arching idea: Summer door dots. We did this last year and it was a hit. A great way to get the kids to list what they’d like to do and see, and a fun, visual & colorful way to make those things happen!

Other fun boredom busters we’ve cranked up and/or created around here:

- Snail mail adventuring….Flat Stanley style

- Post office play

- Crayon wax art (needs adult supervision)

- Bottle bowling

- Driveway alphabet game

- Construct a cardboard factory (and more)

- Play Paper Cup Atari

- Photographic scavenger hunt

- Nostalgia fans: Host summer movies at home

- Whip up something frosty to drink

Thanks for stopping by!
Don’t forget to read about the other fabulous boredom busting ideas this week at We Are THAT Family!

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  1. Mom (3 years ago)

    Saying “I’m bored” was a dangerous thing when I was a kid…my mother always put me to work when I said that!

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