Keep Summer Boredom at Bay - FamilyEducation

Boredom Buster

Kids love surprises, and they'll have fun exploring the contents of this boredom-buster box.


  • 15 to 30 minutes


  • Shoe box with little toys, cookies, etc.


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.


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