Boredom Busters for Kids

September 27, 2013
Rainy days are hard. Witching hour can be even worse. Keeping kids actively engaged & un-bored is just as important to mom's sanity as it is to the kids mood and disposition. These boredom busting activities will help keep kids happy and make mom's life easier!
25 Cheap to FREE boredom busters to keep kids having fun and make mom's day easier!

Kids will play for hours.  At least mine did.  Don't believe me?  Try it! 

Bean Bag Stomp & Catch  
What kid wouldn't love this simple DIY contraption?

Rockets of all kinds are fun.  These are super easy, fast, and mess free!  A great way to fight that boredom.

Recycled paper towel rolls + pom poms = an educational and FUN game 

Talk about a fun way for a kid to spend a rainy day!

All you need are straws and tape for this FUN musical instrument

Contact paper + odds and ends= quiet and mess free creating

Got a box?  Make a boat and let little ones get lost at sea
be a sailor make a boat

Have a shoe box?  Make this simple and fun marble roll game!

marble run

Another fun game to fight boredom and it couldn't be easier to make!

Over 20 fun ways to play with shaving cream.  Grab a can and fight that boredom!

All you need are a few common household items for the kids to get crafting and stay un-bored.

These are so fun even I played when we made a similar set.

First they can decorate the plates and then they can PLAY!  Two boredom busters in one!

Tons of fun and all you need is a few common household items.

Snow shooters
Making the boats is just as FUN as racing them.

Any time your stuck inside the tub is always a great place to set up FUN PLAY.

There you have it. Over 25 ways to fight kids boredom, and in turn make mom's day easier. For even more boredom busters visit our Boredom Busters Pinterest board.

New ideas are added daily.
25 Cheap to FREE boredom busters to keep kids having fun and make mom's day easier!

More About the Author

Crystal Underwood is the writer and creator of Growing A Jeweled Rose. She has worked extensively with children and strongly believes in the importance of play at the core of early learning. She is passionate about the early years and believes that childhood should be a truly magical time in life. For all the best kids activities connect with Growing a Jeweled Rose below!