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Don’t Do Bored

I thought you might like a few fun ideas to keep the boredom away!

Teach your children yoga and if you don’t do yoga, you can learn together!

Scholastic Learn At Home
Learn At Home
“Scholastic has launched a “Learn at Home” website that has daily courses for students from Pre-kindergarten to grades 6 and higher. The courses provide approximately 3 hours of learning per day, including writing and research projects, virtual field trips, and geography challenges. The website is accessible on any device that has internet and no sign up is required. It will remain free and open indefinitely” Information courtesy of

For kids who like to draw and want some fun tips, there’s a new offering Starting Monday 3/16 at 1:00 PM EST on YouTube called Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems!

New!  Enjoy Lunch Doodles daily with Mo Willems on YouTube.
LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems!
Episode One: Welcome to Mo’s Studio!

Create an obstacle course inside and/or out, and teach your dogs (and/or kids) new skills.


  • Initiate Theater Night! Help your children create costumes from old clothes, shoes, hats, and purses (can secretly double as a closet cleaning and Spring cleaning activity). Everyone in the household can create their own play and you can even record them on your phone!
  • Conduct a treasure hunt! Similar to an Easter Egg hunt, or if your children are older, include a map and clues.
  • Make a Tent Town (posted here)

If you want some inspiration on how to structure your day, and more great ideas… this is kind of awesome! This came across my feed today, so I tracked it back to the source to get the pdf. (

Find the .pdf file here

Dont Do Bored - Brilliant By Now - A handful of simple and fun ideas to keep boredom at bay!