Daily Activities — boredom busters

5 Easy Game Activities with Toilet Paper Rolls and Bouncy Balls (Two-Supply Games!)

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5 Easy Game Activities with Toilet Paper Rolls and Bouncy Balls (Two-Supply Games!)

One of the best things about two-supply game challenges is that they can start as just FIVE MINUTES of family time (easy entry-level commitment for family members who don’t feel they have enough time/desire for family games) but they almost always keep everyone engaged and playing together for MUCH longer! And it doesn’t take much prep. Just grab some empty toilet paper rolls (or most of these activities would work with brand-new toilet paper rolls as well!) and a bouncy ball or two and try one of these five boredom busters! 

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Create a Multistep Domino Run

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Create a Multistep Domino Run

Creating domino runs is a classic go-to activity for any occasion. I made them as a child, and I’ve made them with my nephews. But you know what I don’t think I’ve done until now? Made them multilevel! It’s such a simple way to add an extra level of interest to this favorite pastime.

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Rainbow Dice Party Game for All Ages (and an Easy, Fun Way to Teach ROYGBIV)

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Rainbow Dice Party Game for All Ages (and an Easy, Fun Way to Teach ROYGBIV)

This easy DIY dice game is perfect for party games or for family game night! Simply use three, four, or five colored dice and take turns rolling to see if you can roll them to match up in both ROYGBIV and numerical order to get 100 points. Check out the bonus-point ideas in the video to make this dice game even more fun!   • Find my favorite set of dice in 10 colors.   • See what essentials for family game night are in our “game pantry” to feed your family with fun.   • Enjoy more ideas for easy...

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7 Easy Games with Dollar Tree Supplies for Family Game Night, Car Games, and Road Trips

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7 Easy Games with Dollar Tree Supplies for Family Game Night, Car Games, and Road Trips

Family game night, road trip ideas, and party games don’t have to break the bank—we’re bringing you seven easy and fun games you can play with Dollar Tree supplies for around two dollars each. From Plinko ideas to dice games to dry-erase paper dolls, and more, these easy games are great for not only kids but also several games are great for teens—easy to be leveled up or simplified for all ages, including adults!

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Talking to Your Family about Friendship: A Creative Video Challenge with Apples to Apples Cards!

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Talking to Your Family about Friendship: A Creative Video Challenge with Apples to Apples Cards!

Back-to-school time can create worry about finding good friends at school. And this year may be especially tough without close friends nearby as the school year starts. It’s a great time to talk with your children about #friendship—not just on how to find a good friend but also about how to BE a good friend. Make the discussion extra fun by creating mini video clips using Apples to Apples cards.

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