“Only boring people get bored.”
“If you’re bored, then find something to do.
The toilets always need cleaning.”
It’s a training tool.
My goal is to teach my kids to learn to fight boredom with a creative activity.
They also learn to set and accomplish goals. (SSH! Don’t tell them it’s really about building character. They think it’s about fun.)
The lists also show hidden desires and aspirations my kids might not have shared with me. It shows their heart in writing. Then I have the wonderful opportunity to help make some of those little dreams come true.
The Summer List is about pure fun and adventure for the kids.
To me, the Summer List keeps me from hearing,
Today Jon made a pan of Special K Bars. ‘Cuz it was on his Summer List, ya’ know.
Looking for another cute idea for the rascals?
She participated in Skip To My Lou’s summer Craft Camp series for kids.
30 days, 30 bloggers, 30 crafts.
Family Fun has a wonderful website and newsletters delivered to your inbox. They have a great feature called How-To Videos.
Do you have any ideas or have blogged about something that would keep kids from boredom? Please leave a comment.
We all need ammunition for the wonderful months ahead.