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1,001 Boredom Busting Play Ideas: Free and Low Cost Crafts, Activities, Games, and Family Fun That Will Help You Raise Happy, Healthy Children By New York Times bestselling author & mother of two, Jean Oram “A LIFESAVER FOR PARENTS AND EDUCATORS.” Kenneth, Amazon reviewer Never be bored again! All of this website’s great content and

Break the Rules Inspiration

On Monday I declared it Break The Rules Week. (If you are wondering why, the argument on why breaking the rules is a good developmental tool for kids is posted here.) I also promised you some inspiration for what kinds of rules you might break throughout the week. (Have you broken any yet? Share your

Break the Rules

I officially declare it… Break the Rules Week Why? Because it is October already. Why? Because kids have already been strapped to desks and other structured activities for a month and you can see the grind beginning to wear on them already. Their goofy, playful spirits are starting to look a little less so… goofy

>#385: Play a Video Game

>Sometimes, it is nice to challenge yourself with a video game. Just don’t forget about the real world–take breaks! Make this a family activity: Challenge your family to a video game tournament. This activity promotes fine motor skills, and problem and puzzle solving skills.