When you are wondering what to do when you are bored, ramp up that creativity and imagine some fun ideas. I have 10 boredom busters for you that should get your creative mojo started and all you need is a bag of Nestlé® Crunch®. Here's 10 family fun things you can do to entertain yourself or your kids on those slow going days (or just day you really want to have an excuse to play with your food!).
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What to Do When You are Bored
10 fun boredom buster ideas using Nestlé® Crunch®
Let me first start off this list with a little note about candy boredom busters in my house. My kids sneak all my candy all the time. They think that if they only take one, I won't notice and they are probably right. But they continue to repeat their only one sneak approach and 3 days later half my bag of candy, for my project, is gone. I have found myself saying “Stop Eating My Work” for the last week! That could be boredom buster #1… but I'll call it a bonus you can add to the list.
These ideas are in no particular order… for more fun boredom busting ideas, check out the Nestlé® Crunch® facebook page #LifeHacktoBoredom
- Put a bunch of Nestlé® Buncha Crunch® in a little jar and have everyone guess how many candy pieces are in the jar. The winner gets to keep the jar of candy.
2. Grab a bag of Nestlé® Crunch® Fun Size Bars and see how high you can stack them. It's fun to watch the kids figure out different ways to stack the candy. Note: we did try to play a little JENGA, but that lasts just long enough to pull out one candy bar.
3. Get out the toy trains and build a yummy train track with a whole bag of Nestlé® Crunch® Fun Size Bars. How far can you build the track before you have to eat one?
4. Remember that jar of Nestlé® Buncha Crunch®? Empty out the jar and play a game of desk ball – try to toss each candy piece back into the jar. You get to eat what you miss!
5. Feeling crafty? grab a needle and thread and string some Nestlé® Buncha Crunch® into a bracelet or candy necklace. Tip: the candy pieces that had a dent in the center string the best.
6. Pretend to build a house with your Nestlé® Crunch® Fun Size Bars, just the right size for all those LEGO friends. Pretend play is far more fun with chocolate!
7. Instead of chocolate chips, use Nestlé® Buncha Crunch® in your favorite cookie mix. We used Cake Mix Cookies and placed the candies on the cookie dought before baking instead of mixing into the dough.
8. Share your Nestlé® Crunch® with a friend or make a new friend. Everyone will think you are so sweet if you are willing to share your treats!
9. Just eat it! Or have fun bribing your kids with chocolate if they let you take a super happy picture while they eat your work… Nestlé® Crunch®.
10. Feel the love. Spend a little time enjoying the happiness you feel when you do any of these boredom busters… then make your own happy Nestlé® Crunch® heart art.(was that too corny?) Chocolate makes me really happy… so how can you not want to share that kind of love?
Now it's your turn! I'd love to hear what kind of fun ideas you have to bust the boredom. I am giving away $25 (thanks to Nestlé® Crunch® and my Paypal account) so you can have fun and play with your food too! Enter below… Winner will be selected after 5pm on September 25, 2015.
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108 thoughts on “10 Ideas – What to Do When You are Bored”
My boredom buster would be playing video games
When I get bored I like to watch my favorite tv shows or play Disney Infinity with my niece or mom.
When I am bored, I love searching for new, unique recipes. I look on cooking blogs and Pinterest for some inspiration! 🙂
My boredom buster is to enter sweepstakes and giveaways.
My favorite boredom buster is catching up on shows on my DVR.
I guess it would be watch Netflix.
When I am bored, I just plop on front of my computer and start surfing the net!
My favorite boredom buster is sneaking up and playing some Mario Kart 8 in my son’s room when he’s at school.
Surfing YouTube for songs is my favorite boredom buster. If the kids are home, going outside for a walk or nature hunt works great too.
Boredom Buster —> play basketball with my kids !
Eating chocolate, drinking wine, and reading a good book!
nothing will help better than a walk in a park (together with Nestle chocolate)
I like to read.
Reading a good book always works for me.
Thanks for the contest.
Googling random things!
Hunting cool finds on Etsy. I love their site.
Playing great dance music always busts my boredom.
Going for a walk
My favorite boredom buster is reading a good book.
take the dog for a walk.
When I’m bored, I put together jigsaw puzzles.
When I’m bored I just play stupid little games on my phone or tablet. lol
Reading a good book (I read 1 a week!) always soothes my soul!
I like to cook when I’m bored.
I’d definitely say watching movies online
I like to look at Pinterest.
Watching tv, reading books and puzzles.
I like video games.
When I’m bored, I will sneak up into my son’s room and play Mario Kart 8 on the wiiU.
a tie between netflix and reading.
My favorite boredom buster is entering sweepstakes, plus it’s fun to win too!
My boredom buster is baking with the kids.
I’ve never been bored in my life but thats probably because there is always a book near hand so I would say reading as a boredom buster.
My favorite boredom buster is bugging my kids…seriously…it is
My boredom buster is Netflix
Netflix and baking cookies are my favorite boredom busters
My favorite boredom buster is entering sweepstakes, I win quite a few things and winning is great fun.
My boredom buster is a Netflix marathon of an awesome show!
My boredom buster is reading or watching tutorials for projects or things I’d like to do.
coloring is one of my fave boredom busters!
I like to read magazines when I’m bored.
My favorite boredom buster is reading a great book!
i like to do crosswords when bored.especially on rainy days
Watching some Rifftrax.
I love doing craft projects as a boredom buster.
Reading! It kills lots of time 🙂
When I’m bored I like to binge watch TV and try some new shows
My favorite boredom buster is cleaning.
I have a 9 month old baby boy, there’s no such thing as bored, lol. But if there were, just hanging out with the little guy would be the boredom buster.
I love playing with my kitties!
I love to walk around the neighborhood.
When I am bored, I like to go for a walk.
playing board gmaes
I like crafting.
I read books
I like to do crossword puzzles when I am bored.
My favorite boredom buster is breaking out the iPad Jigsaw Puzzle app. Thanks
When im bored i craft or bake. Now i have to try the bunch a crunch cookies they look good!!
I like to read or do jigsaw puzzles.
read a book
netflix or youtube
Reading or watching a movie
I like to draw or paint when I am bored.
My boredom busters are reading and cooking.
Watching a favorite tv show is always fun.
I like to play a few games on my phone if I ever have the time. Thank you!
reading a good book,
i love reading or cleaning the house
reading is my boredom buster!
My favorite boredom buster is to read, and to play games on my tablet such as plants vs zombies, hidden object game, card games or scrabble, are my faves.
Social media on my iphone is my boredom buster.
I like to read if I have nothing to do.
When I’m bored, I find something good to read.
reading or watching a movie
I love playing Solitaire.
Doing crosswords is my favorite.
Oh, I love to take the dog for a walk! So peaceful!
Going for a bike ride!
I’m seldom bored.
The few times it happens I go for a long outdoor walk and that fixes me up great.
My favorite boredom buster is surfing the internet! There is so much stuff on the net!
I play games on my computer
I like playing with my puppy to kill boredom.
My grand kids.
I like to read when I am bored.
Sleeping, taking a hot bath, sitting my backyard listening to the birds, playing a board game with my boys are just some of the boredom busters I enjoy.
I am a voracious reader.
Watching animal videos on the internet.
I like to read.
I like to go through my recipe book and rediscover some of my old favorites!
My favorite boredom buster is to bake! I love baking up new delicious treats!
My favorite boredom buster is reading a thriller or juicy romance novel
I am always spend my boredome reading and scouting craft ideas
I like to read or do crafts.
When I am bored I do some social-networking to pass the time!
i like doing Sudoku puzzles if I have a little time.
Reading books are my favorite boredom buster
We like to walk or binge watch netflix
my favorite boredom buster is sleeping… seriously!!! whenever I’m bored, I go to sleep! lol
I love cooking – it calms me and makes me happy (and fat but oh well… ) 🙂
I like to watch BBC tv series.
We like to play tic tac toe with butter knives and sugar packets.
When I’m bored, I do crafts! However, I just bought some”grown up” coloring books and crayons and now I can color too.
My favorite boredom buster is looking on pinterest,
My boredom buster is doodling. White paper and a fistful of sharpies and I’m set.
Photography – taking photos, processing photos, creating inspirational images – that is my boredom buster 🙂