I’m not bored anymore box

So excited to be at design dazzle today! I’m Kimbo at a girl and a glue gun and I love summer! I love the sunshine…I love the freedom..I love it all….EXCEPT. We are already 2 weeks in…and I’ve already heard the dreaded words. “Mom, I’m BORED!”

MAN! I hate that phrase. And it always seems to come when I’m knee deep in working on something.
So I came up with a solution.

The I’m not bored anymore BOX!

I'm not bored anymore box is such a clever idea! Featured on Designdazzle.com

It’s filled with all sorts of fun craft supplies to spark the imagination and get the creativeness flowing!

I'm not bored anymore box is such a clever idea filled with scissors, glue, glitter, paper, and a ton of craft ideas! Featured on Designdazzle.com

Most of this stuff is just stuff from around the house that my hoardingness wouldn’t let me throw away.

bored box craft supplies from around the house

empty tape rolls

pipe cleaners

empty toilet/ paper towel rolls

any stickers that we get along the way


Popsicle sticks

pom poms

extra paint chips

coffee filters

empty spools of thread (or ribbon spools)




bubble wrap

Styrofoam balls

(most of these items can be found at the dollar store)

I also threw in some scrapbook paper and supplies  that I didn’t want anymore (or had extras of)

boredom box supplies

Now–When I hear those dreaded words I plop down the box and let them create something totally crazy and awesome.

(I add in new things as I come across them to keep the box fun each time)

mom i'm bored summer creative box

My daughter created this “cup holder” last time (its a paper towel roll wrapped in paper and decorated with coffee filters around it place your cups!

fun craft to do when bored

Her creativeness astounds me!

and HEY! I made a printable for you (I ended up printing it on some silhouette sticker paper…so I just stuck it right on)

free printable summer bored jar

bored boxi'm not bored anymore box

I also totally love this reminder for kids (found I'M BORED printable! Fabulous summer time printable as a reminder for kids!and these trash robots would be super fun for them create!

trash robots

For more fun craft ideas to keep the kids busy…check out my site HERE ! Happy summer!

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Posted on June 9, 2014
Categories: creative ideas, diy tutorials & creative ideas, fun printables, holiday awesomeness, summer camp, summer camp

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