101 Things to Do When Kids Say “I’m Bored”

“I’m bored!” If you’re raising or acting as a nanny or babysitter for kids, chances are you’re all too familiar with this phrase. But what do you do?

For the best chance of hooking — and holding — kids’ attention, aim for activities that engage the senses and are at the right level of difficulty (not too easy, not too challenging). And don’t get down on yourself if you’re having a hard time brainstorming inventive new ideas. Read more