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.
Do they make faces when asked to eat their fruits and vegetables?
Here’s a fun way to encourage your kids to make faces (and other creative things) with healthy foods instead of at them.
And they may be more likely to eat the good stuff.
In this article I’ll show you how to make four fun and easy food art projects your kids will love to create and to gobble up.
Why Food Art?
Food art is a simple way to increase the appeal of healthy food to your kids by making eating fun.
As a pediatric dietitian nutritionist, I have done many food experiments with kids. One fact has stood out loud and clear: Make nutrition into a game and they will play. And they will eat! They’ll eat because it’s part of the game and there’s no pressure to eat for “real.”