25+ Activities to Fight the Summer “Mom, I’m bored!!”

If you live with children home for summer vacation, I’m sure you’ve heard the words, “Mom, I’m bored!” come out of their mouths. Well, I have the cure for it! 

I have a friend who used to make her daughters run laps outside or do jumping jacks when they said they were bored (or when they argued or talked back—genius!). Here are some suggestions to write on the craft sticks:

Activities to Fight the Summer

1. Dust the living room and dining room 2. Make a card for grandparent 3. Do 25 jumping jack 4. Wash the car 5. Empty the dishwasher

Activities to Fight the Summer

6. Vacuum the stairs/upstairs/downstairs 7. Draw with sidewalk chalk 8. Clean the bathroom 9. Empty all the garbage 10. Read for 30 minutes

Activities to Fight the Summer

11. Go for a walk (with your siblings!) 12. Wipe down all the sink 13. Run five laps around the house 14. Read to your sibling 15. Mop the kitchen

Activities to Fight the Summer

16. Clean the litter boxes 17. Wipe down light switches 18. Wash the banister 19. Play a board game 20. Call grandma and granddad

Activities to Fight the Summer

21. Clean out the car 22. Fold and put away laundry 23. Wash the windows 24. Weed the garden 25. Do the dishes

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