Let your kids get bored

Tak­ing a break from over-sched­uled ac­tiv­i­ties is good for ev­ery­one

Village Post - - Kids -

the words “I’m bored!” over and over again, but, as the say­ing goes, cre­ativ­ity of­ten fol­lows a sig­nif­i­cant amount of bore­dom.

Re­mem­ber that un­struc­tured play doesn’t have to mean hav­ing no agenda for the day. If sched­ul­ing is more your thing, you can put some “free time” and “back­yard games” on your itin­er­ary to keep you from get­ting too spe­cific but still al­low you to di­rect gen­eral ac­tiv­i­ties.

A new bi­cy­cle and the open side­walk, the stuff of sum­mer ad­ven­tures

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