Want to know which adventures are sure to please kids and parents, both?
You’ve come to the right place!
In this final article for My Kids’ Adventures I’ll share the top picks from our editorial team, writers and you—our readers—so you can zero in on the tried-and-tested fun.
Whether you’re looking for something new to do with your family or want to revisit an adventure you’ve enjoyed before, you’re sure to find something exciting to do together.
Why Bring Fun to Your Family?
My Kids’ Adventures was launched in July 2013 as a site for quick, easy, inexpensive activities that busy parents (and grandparents) can do together with their kids (ages 5-11).
With 205 articles on the site, each hand-picked to promote fun, adventure and togetherness among parents and kids, you’re sure to find activities your family will love. This list will help narrow it down.
Do your kids complain about being bored all the time?
Having trouble coming up with ideas for quick, simple activities to do together?
Time to start busting boredom!
To help you discover lots of fun, easy activities you can do with your kids, I interview Holly Homer for this episode of the Parenting Adventures podcast.
More About This Show
The Parenting Adventures podcast is a show from My Kids’ Adventures.
It’s for parents (and grandparents) who are looking for creative things to do with their kids.
The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).
Her blog is a treasure trove of amazing kid-friendly and family activities. She’s a mom of three boys and a source of inspiration for millions!
Holly shares ways you and your kids can have fun as a family.
You’ll discover why it’s okay to be bored as a family and things you can do to eliminate boredom.
Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below!
Want to make the most of the time you spend with them, even when it’s just a few minutes?
Bring on the boredom-buster activities for kids!
We’ll help you find something fun to do together before they turn on the TV or electronics and tune you out.
The editors of My Kids’ Adventures have searched the web for fun things you can do with your kids in 10 minutes or less.
In this article I’ll share our 10 favorite ways to connect with kids and beat the boredom blues—fast!
Why Make Time for Quick Adventures?
Any time you spend with your kids can be quality time; you just have to find it and fill it with something fun.
Think of those little 10-minute chunks of time in between other things: while you’re driving to and from school, waiting for activities to start or end, having a snack, getting ready for dinner or bed… Often these short slots of time are filled with TV or video games, but you can fill them with fun family activities instead.
There are plenty of mini-adventures you can have with your kids in those short slices of time between other things, so make the most of those little moments. Fill them with something fun before the kids have a chance to check out and get bored.
These boredom-buster activities for kids will make it easy.
Are you wondering what you can do about it?
The answer: plenty! Sometimes all it takes is a good idea and a little nudge from Mom or Dad to get kids started on a project that holds their attention for hours. And I’ve found just the place to find those good ideas.
In this article, I’ll share 10 boredom-busters from the book, Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun, by Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larsen.
Boredom is part of growing up. Even kids with tons of books, toys and electronics feel sometimes like they have nothing to do. And that’s not always a bad thing. Getting bored once in a while promotes creativity, allowing kids’ minds to wander to interesting places.
The trouble with our society is that we, along with our kids, have become passive consumers. So when your 10-year-old son complains about being bored, you simply drive to Game Stop, pick up Super Mario Galaxy (nevermind that he has 20 other games!) and get on with your busy day.