Bored Jar: if a kid complains of boredom they have to pick a slip & do the activity, good or bad. It might be going for ice cream, it might be cleaning their room. EXCELLENT IDEA.

Bored Jar: if a kid complains of boredom they have to pick a slip & do the activity, good or bad. It might be going for ice cream, it might be cleaning their room. EXCELLENT IDEA.

Fill a jar with summer boredom busters (PRINTABLE INCLUDED ON THIS POST). Some of the activities are fun, some of them are not, so before your kids decide to have you entertain them, they really need to decide if its worth it or not! They might get

The Mom I'm Bored Jar Printable

Fill a jar with summer boredom busters (PRINTABLE INCLUDED ON THIS POST). Some of the activities are fun, some of them are not, so before your kids decide to have you entertain them, they really need to decide if its worth it or not! They might get

Wishing Jar: Capture dandelion wishes in a jar. When a sad child (or adult) needs some love and encouragement, it is off with the lid, pull out a wishing flower, eyes squished closed for a wish, and a big huff. Cures many ailments.

Wishing Jar: Capture dandelion wishes in a jar. When a sad child (or adult) needs some love and encouragement, it is off with the lid, pull out a wishing flower, eyes squished closed for a wish, and a big huff. Cures many ailments.

Combine this with the egg toss, and a better design

Pattern Birds on a Wire Wall Decals

LOVE this chalkboard table...I've been wanting to paint my kitchen table black for awhile now and this would be PERFECT to keep kids busy while I cook and to help with homework!!

LOVE this chalkboard table...I've been wanting to paint my kitchen table black for awhile now and this would be PERFECT to keep kids busy while I cook and to help with homework!!

This has worked at our home for several years now. There is no yelling, there is no arguing. What you see is what you get! raising children, kids, #kids parenting

This has worked at our home for several years now. There is no yelling, there is no arguing. What you see is what you get! raising children, kids, #kids parenting

Put a pom pom, marble, etc. in this every time your child does something good or kind. Reward them when it's full :)

Put a pom pom, marble, etc. in this every time your child does something good or kind. Reward them when it's full :)

Half birthday cake--what a great way to surprise the kids!  And good excuse for cake

Half birthday cake--what a great way to surprise the kids! And good excuse for cake

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