I’ve found some pretty interesting things via Pinterest…one of those things is the “Bored Jar” and you’re probably wondering what in the heck I am talking about.
Here is my bored jar:
What happens is this:
Let’s say I get bored…I need something to do. I would go over to my bored jar and draw something out of it. There are a bunch of different things in there. Some are chores. Some are crafts. Some are just silly things. But it’s something for me to do since I am, after all, bored.
What you need to make your bored jar:
- 1 mason jar, pickle jar, any kind of wide-mouth jar
- Things to decorate it (scrapbook paper, glitter, etc.)
- Pieces of paper
- A pen
All you need to do is decorate the outside…I went the lazy route and just decorated the lid and used packing tape to place the scrapbook paper on it for the label. Write different things on the pieces of paper, fold them in half and toss them in your jar. Then next time you say “I’m bored”, draw a piece out!
This would also be a great idea for older kids.
Here are some example “tasks” for when I’m bored:
- Blog about something
- Organize pantry
- Clean something in my room
- Go for a walk
- Do a chore off the daily chore list
Also TGIS!!!!! THANK GOD IT'S SEPTEMBER!!!