June 6, 2015

Creativity in a Box Boredom Buster


Creative Activities in a Box for Kids

School is (or at least is almost) OUT and you may be wondering what to do with the kids! No worries, because we’ve got your back! We have come up with the perfect boredom buster that BOTH you and your kids are going to LOVE! Our amazing Creativity in a Box idea is PACKED with activities that will keep your kids entertained for hours! With so many ideas – you will never have to hear the phrase “I’m bored” from your kids again! Get ready to ENJOY your kids’ time off  this summer with these creative activities!

Creativity in a Box for Kids

We have come up with 8 creative boredom busters to keep your family busy all year round!

And can you guess the best part?! Everything is planned for you! That’s right! We have included FREE PRINTABLES to go along with each boredom buster idea so you don’t have to do any of the work! Everything is completely done-for -you… just press print! Check out all the amazing printables we’ve included:

Creativity in a Box Boredom Buster Printables

– Boredom Buster Printable Cootie Catcher

– Play Dough Sculptures Printable Activity

– Kids Creative Photography Scavenger Hunt Printable

– Boredom Buster Coloring Page Activities

– “All About You” Coloring Pages

– “Thinking of You” Coloring Greeting Cards

– Creativity in a Box Boredom Buster Instructions

Creative Activities for Kids in a Box

Start by printing off all our Creativity in a Box printables (you can find the link at the bottom of this post)! Once you have printed off all your boredom buster printables, cut them out and place them in a box! It is seriously THAT EASY!

 Side Note… Aren’t you just DYING over these gorgeous photos our AMAZING diva, Chrissy snapped of this cute kit?! Chrissy is like a triple-threat in the blogging world! No joke! Not only is she our go-to administrator and one of our fiercely creative divas, but she is also the talented lady behind the camera at Christine Naomi Photography! It’s true!  You should totally like her on Facebook and check out her work.  I’ve been drooling over her gorgeous newborn sessions lately!

Kids Boredom Buster Activities Cootie Catcher

So  you might be asking yourself, once you have everything prepped, how does the Creativity in a Box work? Start by using our cute Boredom Buster Cootie Catcher! Inside each flap is a creative craft or activity that will determine what you do! Once your kids have picked their activity with the Boredom Buster Cootie Catcher, pull out the coordinating printables and supplies from your Creative Box! We have made sure to include instructions for each boredom buster activity! And the best part?! You can use our printables over and over again!

Here is a list of the the 8 creative activities we have included in our Creativity in a Box pack! {These creative activities are all listed in our Boredom Buster Cootie Catcher!}

1. Play Dough Sculptures Boredom Buster

Your kids will have fun for hours creating works of art using play dough! Use our boredom buster Play Dough Sculptures Checklist to help inspire your kids’ creative minds!

Creativity in a Box Kids Playdough Activities

2. “All About You” Coloring Pages

We have included a couple different versions of our, “All About You” boredom buster coloring page! Let your kids pick which prompts they want to draw (“All About Your Favorite Things” or “All About Your Future Dreams”).

3. Finger Paint Boredom Buster

Let your kids channel their inner Picasso by using finger paints!

Creativity in a Box Kids Sidewalk Chalk Activities

4. Sidewalk Chalk Masterpiece

Send your kids outside with some Sidewalk Chalk!

Creativity in a Box Kids Photo Scavenger Hunt Activities

Creativity in a Box Fun Kids Activities

5. Creative Photo Scavenger Hunt

Your kids will LOVE this boredom buster activity! Grab a fun little camera like this and use our fun printable checklist to capture creative pictures!

Creativity in a Box Kids Color Activities

6. Coloring Greeting Card

Spread some love with our coloring greeting cards! Grab some crayons and let your kids color and write down a thoughtful note! We have included 3 different designs for your kids to decorate and give to someone they love!

7. Draw a Dessert Boredom Buster

Invite your kids to use their imaginations by drawing fun and creative desserts! Don’t forget to use our imaginative “Draw a Dessert Checklist” and coloring page for this exciting boredom buster activity!

Creativity in a Box Kids Mosaic Art Activities

Creativity in a Box Kids Activities

8. Mosaic Art Boredom Buster

Any child would love this simple boredom buster activity! Glue scraps of paper to a blank sheet of paper to create a mosaic work of art!

Creativity in a Box Activity Printables

So next time you hear the dreaded, “I’m bored!” just whip out one of these creative boredom busters for a fun activity!

Ready to put together your own Creative Box? What are you waiting for!? Click the link below for your FREE printables!


Need more ideas for entertaining your kids? Be sure to check out Candice’s 101 Summer Boredom Busters or our AMAZING Summer Boredom Busters Printable Pack! Also, if you are looking for something fun to keep the kids busy while you are out on a date with your sweetheart, you can also hop over to Becca’s Babysitter in a Bag idea. Don’t forget to keep checking The Dating Divas for more summer ideas!

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