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!