Happy summer! You get to stay up late, sleep in late and
you don’t have to do homework. But sometimes you get bored. So here’s our list of
15 super-simple things you can do to banish boredom!
1. Make a Bouquet
Pick some flowers and arrange them in a jar of water.
2. Still Your Mind
Take 10 minutes to look around (or within) and find something
3. Make a Watercolor Postcard
Cut a piece of thick stock paper to postcard size and paint
it with watercolors. Write a sweet note on the back and mail it to a
4. Plant Some Seeds
Pick up inexpensive packets, or use seeds from fresh produce
by letting them dry out on a paper towel before planting.
5. Hug Someone
Someone you wouldn’t normally hug, like your sweaty brother.
6. Take a Cool Bath
Beat the heat with a tub full of
Choose something a teacher didn’t assign. Flip through a
magazine, comic book or paperback.
Perfect your moves for the next
9. Drink Water
Lots if it, because it’s hot. Flavor it with a squirt of
lemon or lime juice or even some cucumber!
Head to the nearest playground or — even better — tire swing!
11. Bird Watch
Tune in to the language of birds.
12. Paint Your Nails
Paint your fingernails and toenails in a rainbow of colors.
13. Cloud Watch
Let the puffy formations inspire your imagination.
14. Sing Out Loud
Even if you’re certain you’d never make the first cut of
a singing contest.
And laugh out loud, just because.
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Boredom be gone! Have endless summer fun with these 15 DIY ideas. Get more tips for girls by girls at BeingGirl.com.