Welcome to the "Fun Things to Do When Your Bored" Activities List. These lists are organized into eight categories and then further divided after that. The purpose of this list is to inspire you to come up with your action plan to fight boredom and go have more fun. DISCLAIMER: All these activities are dangerous and shouldn’t be attempted at all and are not recommended, ever. These are for entertainment purposes only.

Summer Family Fun Things to Do


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This list is specifically for families and adult/kid activities for summer. Some of these activities cost next to nothing and some will set you back a few dollars. If you want To really maximize your fun - try to do multiple fun activities in a single setting. Try to pick activities that all your participants can enjoy.


Family Fun things to do When Bored in Summer


Play a Board Game Outdoors - Pick a spot that makes you go wow!

Olympics -
Set up a series of events or obstacles courses. Only limited by your ability and imagination. Take it the extra step and arrange some medals for the awards ceremony. Invite friends, family and neighbors for the event

Have a Wheelbarrow Race

Bounce on a Trampoline - try to sing a song while you are jumping

Play catch with a nerf ball

Blueberries up Your Nose -
Ok this one does sound weird but it is still pretty fun and totally not recommended. This is a contest where you stick a blueberry up your nose and try to blast it the farthest. Yes the "roll" of the berry counts when measuring distance

Play Some Boccie Ball in the backyard

Build a fort of some kind

On a cool night have a bonfire and roast marshmallows

Deck Lounging - get plenty of treats that are within reach and laze away on the deck. Make refreshing fruit drinks in the blender. Yes use the little umbrellas in the drinks.

Piggy Back Rides races around the yard

Do a Favor for a Neighbor that will make their day and yours too. Maybe there is someone who needs help on your block?

Go s
urprise a friend that you haven’t seen in a long time. Take baked goods and treats

Do you have a lot of flowers in your garden? Cut some and deliver them to whomever you think would appreciate them.


Get Some Glow in the Dark Toys

Make a Movie about your summer

More Activities and Family Fun Things to do for Summer


Play Musical Chairs on the grass

Hang a Bird Feeder and learn about what birds that come to visit

Start a Herb Garden

Find a place to Wade for Minnows

Watch a movie outdoors in the back yard - invite some friends

Have a Water Fight with the Garden Hose

Run Though the Sprinkler

Check the
fitness list if you need some exercise

Get a slip and slide

Go Fly A Kite at the park

Get up early and find a fantastic place to watch the sunrise

Have a sunset picnic

Go to the park to play on the swing, slide or whatever they got

Plant a Time Capsule in the back yard

Have a Play -
Act out a play with costumes and make up

Have a Talent Show with the neighborhood kids

Do some cloud evaluation -
Look for shapes in the clouds

Buy a big juicy watermelon and have a seed spitting contest

Make a Root Beer Float well not just a root beer float but the best root beer float in history

Have a Lemonade Stand and make some extra money

Camp out in the Backyard - try to stay away form the house for as long as possible

Have a Christmas party in July

Draw with chalk on the sidewalk. Another fun thing to do is to go somebody's house and write compliments with chalk all over their driveway or sidewalk.

Have an Egg Toss - wear old clothes so they don't get to eggy. If you make a mess make sure you wash it down with the house. Hot Sun + Egg = Big Mess

When it is really hot out have a water gun or water balloon fight

Feed the Ducks at the Park

Give to Others -
Give Take your old clothes or any other extra stuff to people that could really use it.

Skip Stones at the lake

Go for a
road trip

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