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What To Do When Children Say, "I'M Bored!"

It’s true whenever we’re not engaged in an activity, we get bored. So what’s a teacher to do to keep kids from getting bored? How do you transform your ideas and lessons so they captivate kids? Is there a way to eliminate kids’ boredom? The answer...

How To Keep Children Engaged In Class

Getting all your students focused, eager, and on the task at the beginning of class is challenging enough. Equally problematic, once you have them locked into the lesson, is watching them zone out. There's nothing unusual about that. After all, an...

Non-Electric Things For Kids To Do When They're Bored

Here are 101 suggestions to encourage your children to disconnect and connect with the real world: Bake cookies and deliver them to an elderly neighbor or relative; collect stamps and find people to swap with; get a group together and break a worl...

Summer Activities For Bored Children

Here is a list of 50 non-lame summer activities that kids can do on their own. Print it, hand it to your kids and tell them to skedaddle. Some may require a little prep or materials, but they're perfect for summer in that they're fun, easy and des...

Collaborative Activities

“There is nothing to do all day!” If you’re a parent, chances are you would have come across such tantrums from your kids. As a parent, it can be quite aggravating as you wrack your brains for some creative solutions.

Why It's Good For Your Child?

Unstructured time gives children the opportunity to explore their inner and outer worlds, which is the beginning of creativity. This is how they learn to engage with themselves and the world, to imagine and invent and create.

Help Children Overcome Boredom

According to Linda Caldwell, professor of Recreation, Park and Tourism Management and Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State, “Boredom should be motivational,” she says. “It’s a sign that you need to change what you are doing and do so...

Ways To Overcome Boredom

Feeling bored? Overcoming boredom takes more than just finding something to do. Sometimes, you have to figure out why you are feeling bored in the first place. This article will not only give you ideas on what you can do to ease boredom, but it wi...

How To Engage Bored Kids In Play

Engaging bored kids is a hard task. It’s more difficult of course if there are no playmates for bored kids and with an increasing number of single-child families, this is often the case.

How Children Can Benefit From Boredom

From books, arts and sports classes to iPads and television, many parents do everything in their power to entertain and educate their children. But what would happen if children were just left to be bored from time to time? How would it affect the...

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