WITH 44 days of sum­mer hol­i­days ahead, you may need a few ideas to help you keep chil­dren en­ter­tained. Make a bore­dom bucket buster. Cut out each of the 44 idea slips and put them in your bucket. When you are stuck for some­thing to do pull one out.

The Daily Examiner - - LIFE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS -

Visit your lo­cal li­brary

Visit a mu­seum or art gallery

Plant a herb gar­den

Spend a day at the beach

Pic­nic in your lo­cal botanic gar­dens

Make greet­ing cards

Do a bed­room make-over

Go for a bush­walk

Bake and dec­o­rate cup­cakes

Build a cubby house

Make some play dough

Watch a movie

Do a science ex­per­i­ment

Cre­ate some splat­ter art

Make a slip and slide

Go on a creepy crawly hunt

Build an ob­sta­cle course

Play a board game

Make a book­mark

Read a book

Make a pet rock

Check out a lo­cal mar­ket

Take a ride on a train or bus to a new des­ti­na­tion

Go for a bike or scooter ride

Visit an an­i­mal shel­ter

Play bal­loon ten­nis

Wash the fam­ily car

Go on a scav­enger hunt Play a round of mini golf Make a kite and go fly it

Head to a zoo

Go fish­ing

Go camp­ing in the back yard

Go ten­pin bowl­ing

Learn a new skill

Tie-dye a t-shirt

Go swim­ming at the lo­cal pool

Visit a theme park or wa­ter in­flat­able world

Make a movie with your phone

Make home-made lemon­ade

Make a mag­a­zine col­lage Cut pota­toes in half and carve shapes into them to make potato stamps

Tie sponges to make re­us­able wa­ter bombs

Make a boat and float it down a creek

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