Keep Moving

Like most parents, you're probably familiar with that old refrain from your kids, "I'm bored!" The next time you hear it, reach for this list of fun, easy activities that will get them motivated - and moving!
Everyday Boredom Busters
  • Jump rope
  • Put on some fast music and dance
  • Climb a tree
  • Fly a kite
  • Go on a backyard scavenger hunt
  • Play Frisbee
  • Take the dog for a walk
  • Start a maintain a vegetable or flower bed
  • Play hopscotch
  • Play lightening rounds of "Simon Says"
  • Play tag or hide and seek
  • Put in an exercise, yoga kickboxing or karate video
  • Go for a walk
  • Start a game of kickball, softball, or basketball with the neighbor kids
  • Vacuum the house
  • Rake leaves or shovel snow from the walks
  • Wash the car
  • Ride bikes