When Do I Sit Down?

Modern mom just trying to make it!

Busy Bags – Activity Sticks December 31, 2012

Filed under: Busy Bags,Family Fun! — hmyers1 @ 11:25 am
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One of the first busy bags I made was for my 7 year old daughter.  She is always board and has nothing to do. (We will not talk about the fact her room is filled with books that she loves to read) I took some large Popsicle sticks and listed several activities she could do so she is not board.  Now when she says she is board I tell her to go pick a stick and she has to do the first one she picks. I  have them in a small zip top bag that she knows the location of. Here are some examples of what we have on the sticks.

5 min clean up

wright a letter to your teacher

wright a letter to a family member

draw a map of one room in the house

work on spelling words

do math flash cards

wright a story

make a book

We plan on adding more as we go but this is a good start!

 

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