Boredom busters that are low-prep and easy. Perfect for big kids during the weekend or while home on break from school. Simple and fun for school-aged kids.
“There’s nothing to do.”
“Can we do a fun experiment?”
Spring break, summer vacation, Winter break…these can be daunting if your kids are used to being in school all day (and if you are used to them there!). However, this is a great time to bond and play together, even if your big kid is out of the ‘play together’ stage.
Boredom Busters for Big Kids
These boredom busters are all easy to set up and simple to do! Perfect for boys and girls alike, there’s a little bit of everything on this list! From low-prep activities such as bookmarks made from paper, or simple science that you can do in the kitchen, your bored kiddo will find something they can easily do!
Painted Heart Suncatchers(pictured)
Clothespin Mermaid Craft for Kids(pictured)
Make a Tasty Superhero Potion with Kids // What’s Up Fagans
Straw Rockets with Free Rocket Templatee // Buggy and Buddy (pictured)
STEM Activities for Kids Using Household Items // Mama Smiles
Balancing Robot: Free Printable // Buggy and Buddy (pictured)
Paper Helicopter DIY // Red Ted Art (pictured)
The Best Restaurant Waiting Game (can do this one at home too!) // Moneywise Moms
Play Mother May I // Sloely
DIY Flubber // Look We’re Learning(pictured)
Easy Finger Knitting Bunnies // Red Ted Art (pictured)
Corner Bookmarks: How to and Designs // Red Ted Art (pictured)
How to Make a Paper Boat // Kids Craft Room
Straws Circle Paper Planes – S.T.E.M. for Kids // Red Ted Art
Nature Scavenger Hunt Tic Tac Toe // Kids Craft Room
Simple Light Refraction Experiment // Look We’re Learning
Outdoor Photo Scavenger Hunt // KC Edventures
I hope you find a fun way to play and bond with your big kid on this list of boredom busters! Spring break can be fun!