Whether it is Summer vacation or Christmas break, extra time with your children is always welcome. However, after a few days the excitement of having the kids around can start to wear off. Instead of letting your kids become couch potatoes you should look for some fun, boredom busting activities to engage in. Listed below you’ll find 18 fun ways to kill boredom while having fun with your children — all on the cheap!
Create Homemade Costumes
Let’s face it, kids area always going to love getting dressed up. Heck, would it be embarrassing to admit that we still like doing it? Avoid spending money on expensive pre-made costumes and instead go down to a local Goodwill or Salvation Army where you can donate to charity while creating your own little costume. Try to recreate your kids favorite character and then watch as they have fun roleplaying! If you don’t feel like donating to charities then try to recreate the costume with just what is in your house!