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Boredom Buster

Time

  • 15 to 30 minutes

Materials

  • Shoe box with little toys, cookies, etc.

Directions

Keep this surprise box off-limits until it is needed so that the contents remain new and interesting. Rotate and change the contents from time to time.

Extensions

  • Keep boredom boxes in the car, by the phone, or near your shower.
  • Color the box to personalize it for your child.

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Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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