DIY Bored Buckets for Summer

Jennifer Allwood
by Jennifer Allwood
2 Materials
It has officially begun. The point in the summer where the boredom level is at maximum capacity. We needed a solution and I can't wait to share it with you!
Meet the bored bucket. It was born from the following:

The newness of the pool is over.

The heat and humidity in Kansas City are sucking the very life out of us.

The kids are tired of one another. And probably of me. Lol.
Head to your local home improvement store and pick up some paint sticks. Give them a quick coat of spray paint.
Grab a sharpie and write out some fun things for you to do with the kids! The post is full of great ideas and suggestions!
When you hear an "I'm bored". Break out the can for some fun!
Suggested materials:
  • Paint sticks   (sharpie)
  • Spray paint   (paint can)
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  • Kate Kate on Aug 09, 2016
    What age do you (all) think this can work from? Only my eldest (5) can read (a bit) yet, so we might have to do pictures.

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  • Angel stoke Angel stoke on Sep 17, 2016
    Great idea for the grandchildren. (and us oldies !) My mum used to say that only boring people got bored. Oh well, that was parenting in the 1950's I guess.

    • Gma Gma on Aug 24, 2018

      Well I love your moms saying! I plan to use on the next grandchild that says their bored — thanks for sharing!

  • Jennifer Johnson Wilson Jennifer Johnson Wilson on Sep 23, 2016
    And the "projects" she found for me to do were usually the household chores that she did not enjoy doing!!