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					                IDEAS FOR KIDS IF
                  THEY’RE BORED

   Create a comic strip
   List all the things that come in pairs
   Count backwards from 60 to 1
   Create a tambourine
   Create your own flag
   Count to 250 by 5s
   Write 3 words beginning with each of the
    following letters; a e I o u y
   Fill an entire page with the number 0
   Design your own sports card
   List all the things you like about school
   If you could design a new stadium for a sports
    team, what would it look like? Draw a picture
   List as many states as you can
   Quack like a duck for 5 minutes
   Touch your toes 25 times
   How many words can you find in WASHINGTON
   Fill an entire page with rainbow colors
   Recite the alphabet backwards
   Create your own calendar
   Make a paper chain
   Create a lullaby
   In 3 minutes, list as many three letter words
    as you can that begin with the letter O
   Draw the biggest capital B on a sheet of paper.
    Fill the B with words that begin with B
   Do the bunny hop
   Use the dictionary to design a word find
    puzzle. Include 10 words that begin with the
    letter D, and 10 words that end with the letter
    D
   Draw/make a big kite. Fill it with words
    beginning with the letter K
 Sing the song SESAME STREET
 Create a new board game. What would it look
  like? How would you play?
 Write or recite the alphabet backwards
 Fill an entire page with this pattern   A E I O
  U
 List all the states and capitals
 Name 5 states that begin with the letter N
 Draw and color a picture, and make it into a
  puzzle
 Sing “The Itsy Bitsy Spider”
 Create Your Own Stamp
 Draw pictures of 6 things you can stand under
 Write a dozen words that begin with the letter
  E, and the second letter is X
 Design your ultimate playground
 Sing “Take Me Out To The Ballgame”
 Write your own autobiography (life story)
 List as many words as you can out of the word
  AWESOME
 Design a zoo
 Fill an entire page with this patter *-*-*-*-*-
  *-*-*-*-
 Make your own I Spy picture
 Sing your favorite song
 Sing the song “Do-Re-Me”
 Make a friendship bracelet
 Sing the song “Mary Had A Little Lamb”
 List as many words as you can that begin with
  the letter R
 Design your ultimate house
 Design your ultimate bedroom
 Write a story on a topic of your choice. Draw
  pictures for your story
 Write a letter to your best friend
 Snap your fingers 40 times
   March in place for 5 minutes
   Do the Macarena
   Do The Cha Cha Slide
   Flap your arms like a bird for 5 minutes
   Draw Garfield
   Bounce a ball 50 times
   Draw your ultimate amusement/water park
   Write math problems whose answers are always 5
   List as many things as you can that you can do
    in the snow
   List all the things you might find at an
    amusement park
   Count your pulse for one minute. Write it down.
    Then hop in place for one minute. Then count
    your pulse, and write it down. How much is it
    different?
   Write as many movie celebrities as you can
    think of
   Blink your eyes 100 times
   If you could design a really cool clubhouse,
    what would it look like? Draw a picture
   If you could create a new animal, what would it
    look like? Draw a picture
   If you could design a castle, what would it
    look like? Draw a picture
   If you could design a mall, what stores would
    you have in it?
   If you were a scuba diver, what would
    underwater look like? Draw a picture
   Draw your favorite bird
   Draw your favorite animal
   Waddle like a duck for 5 minutes
   Nod your head 50 times
   Pat your head 75 times
   Pat your head & rub your stomach at the same
    time. How long can you do it for?
   Create a treasure map
 If you were an astronaut, what would outer
  space look like? What would the moon look like?
  Draw pictures
 Fill an entire page with your name
 Count to 100 by 2s
 Write your full name backwards. Fill an entire
  page with this
 Do 25 jumping jacks
 Do 25 sit ups
 Measure an entire room. How long is it? How
  wide?
 Measure 2 books. How long are the in inches?
  Centimeters? How wide?
 Draw a picture of what you would find at the
  beach
 Write a happy gram to a family member, telling
  them something that they did that was really
  nice
 Build a tower out of popsicle sticks
 Write the following sentence beginning on as
  many lines as your paper has “The Lion
  Sleeps___ ___ ___”
  Finish each sentence a different way each time,
  using only 3 words to finish it.
 Write your own song
 Design a patchwork quilt with 26 squares. Draw
  a picture of something that begins with each
  letter of the alphabet – one in each square
 Fill an entire page with the following pattern
  0*0*0*0*0*
 Draw 15 things that are purple
 Listen carefully. Make a list of all the sounds
  you hear. Draw a picture of each
 Design a pennant
 Put a puzzle together
 Draw a picture of your family
 Write 12 words that contain more than one “L”
 Draw a hidden picture. Draw 7 things that begin
  with the letter H in the picture
 Write your name vertically (up and down) on a
  piece of paper. List a word that starts with
  each letter of your name
 Name a word that starts with each letter of the
  alphabet
 List as many farm animals as you can
 Draw a farm scene
 Sing the song “BINGO”
 Dance the YMCA
 List 20 countries. Put them in order
  alphabetically
 Design your ultimate paper airplane
 If you could design a mascot for a sports team,
  what would it be? Draw it
 List as many reasons as you can why school is
  important
 If you were in a submarine, what would the
  underwater scene look like if you looked out
  the porthole? Draw a picture
 Jump rope 50 times
 See how many times you could jump rope
 List all the breakfast cereals as you can
 List as many presidents as you can
 Design an obstacle course
 Make your own crossword puzzle, with clues and
  an answer key
 Name all the teachers at your school
 If you were a teacher, what would you teach?
  Why?
 List 10 words that could tell WHY something
  happed. List 12 words that could tell WHEN
  something happens. List 20 words that could
  tell WHERE something happens.
 Draw the letter T in a bubble or block form.
  Then draw pictures that begin with the letter T
  in the bubble or block
 If you owned a restaurant, what would be on the
  menu? Create your own menu
 Draw and create a clown’s face. Color it.
 List as many words as you can out of the word
  PINEAPPLE
 List the names of all the students in the
  class. Then, alphabetize it.
 Make a chain of construction paper rings
 Draw a picture of what you would find in a
  jungle
 Write the alphabet 10 times
 Write the alphabet backwards 10 times
 Design a sports stadium
 Design a museum. What would it look like? What
  would be in it?
 Write a letter to your grandparents
 Write a letter to your mom/dad
 Write a letter to your best friend
 Sing the song “Campdown Races”
 Create your own newspaper
 Sing the song “Take Me Out To The Ballgame”
 Create a picture frame
 Draw yourself as a cartoon character
 Design a t-shirt
 If you were a reporter, who would you
  interview? What stories would you report on?
 Design your own pair of designer sunglasses
 Write a poem
 Make a wind sock
 Write your name in bubble letters. Then
  decorate
 Sing the song “This Old Man”
 Play with someone you normally don’t play with
   Create an obstacle course
   Read to a younger student or sibling
   Create a musical instrument
   Draw a portrait of a friend
   Draw a self-portrait
   Create your own mask
   Design your ultimate park
   Create your own jigsaw puzzle
    Create your own city. Draw a map
   Design your ultimate care
   List the names of 12 mother animals. Beside
    each name, write the name of the baby animal
   Make up a new dance
   When you hear the word “happy,” what do you
    think of? Draw a picture
   Toss a ball in the air 40 times
   Make a puppet from scraps of paper. Make a set
    and have a puppet show
   If you won one million dollars, what would you
    do with it?
   Design a race car
   Hope on both feet for 3 minutes
   Read for 30 minutes (or longer)
   Build a city with legos
   If you owned a store, what would it look like?
    What would you sell?
   If Snow White had an 8th dwarf, what would it
    look like? What would it be like?
   Write a message in code
   Write a story
   Measure the entire room heel to toe
   Clap your hands 50 times
   Stand on 1 foot for 3 minutes
   Sing the alphabet song backwards
   Think of your best friend. Draw a picture of
    them and write a sentence about them
 Draw a picture of your family
 Make a design tracing quarters, dimes, nickels,
  and pennies. Color it
 List as many words as you can out of the word
  BASKETBALL
 If o were a school principal, what would your
  school be like. Draw a picture, and describe
  the day
 Draw your favorite scene/character in your
  favorite book
 Run in place for 3 minutes
 Oink like a pig 30 times
 In the song BINGO, what does Bingo look like?
  Draw the dog
 Name an animal that begins with each letter of
  the alphabet
 Sing the song “Yankee Doodle”
 Create your own language
 Clap our knees, then your hands. Make a pattern
 Play a board game with a friend or sibling
 Touch your toes 30 times
 Design your own flag
 Design a logo and jersey for your own sports
  team
 Pat our head and rub your belly at the same
  time for 3 minutes
 If you could design an airplane, what would it
  look like? Where would you fly?
 Name the days of the week backwards
 Name the months of the year backwards
 Name the continents of the world
 List as many countries of the world as you can

				
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