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16 Summer Boredom Busters for Kids

16 activities for kids that make perfect boredom busters and things to do at home during the summer, spring break, or just for fun.  These  boredom busters will brighten your last weeks of summer with your kiddos.  I want to end our summer on a high note!  Be sure to tell these creative Ladies that the Tip Junkie sent you.


Boredom Busters

1.  Brandy made a fun family night board idea using her Cricut
2.  Personalized Yahtzee Game Tutorial from Stacey for family night.
3.  Anna’s amazing quiet book tutorials.
4.  Lydia’s crazy cousins card memory game to keep a connection with family.


Activities for Kids

5.  Miniature Marshmallow Shooter Guns from Amy.
6.  A tote bag with crayon holder from a novice sewer from Pattie.
7.  Felt mail for your kids to play with from Kristin.
8. Jackie’s easy Rhino Hand Puppet.


Arts and Crafts

9.  Laura’s having a book club for boys.
10.  Janele’s tutorial on how to create a worm farm.
11.  Lacie’s silly name banner project with the kids.
12.  Shanelle’s can turn any crayon picture into stained glass.


13.  Use dried up Play-Doh bits to make mosaics with kids like Leigh.
14.  Kendra’s colorful sand art tutorial.
15.  Megan’s summer activity – no mess spin art.
16.  Becca’s rock candy tutorial.

Thanks Ladies!  You’ve most certainly earned your “I was featured” button from Tip Junkie.  If you like these tips, you’ll love what I feature every day.  Don’t miss a thing:


  1. Amy

    Thanks for featuring me Laurie. Love your site as always. You have a lot of fun ideas here.

  2. Pattie

    thanks for featuring my crayon bag tutorial… love visiting your blog.

  3. Brandy

    Thank you so much for featuring my Family Night Board idea! I love browsing this site, too bad there are only 24 hours in a day!

  4. shanelle

    Thanks for the feature! I’m having trouble with the “I was featured” link… any ideas?

  5. becca

    thanks for the feature. i had trouble with the i was featured badge. but, i just kept hitting search until it finally worked.

  6. Laurie

    Shoot! I’ll take a look at it and fix it. Thank you so much for letting me know!

  7. Lacie E

    I am sooooooo excited that I was featured. I am in good company these gals are super talented. Thanks Laurie for creating a place for us to share all of our pent up creativity!!

  8. Gabrielle

    Wow, what an awesome list of busters! Thank you for the inspiration!

  9. Janele

    Thanks Lauri for featuring my tutorial for making a worm farm! Boys and girls love to get their hands dirty.

  10. Pattie

    Try this code for the “I was featured” button. Add as HTML widget

  11. Pattie

    sorry… guess the code isn’t copying on. Email me for the code.

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