50+ Frugal Things To Do When Bored

Instead of giving in to the boredom, get into something, anything really. It doesn’t have to be productive, but being bored just kinda….sucks, right?


It’s not just for kids! You can find plenty of coloring books for adults, grab your favorite colored pencils, crayons, markers, or whatever and get creative.



You don’t even have to be good. Consider it practice. Find some inspiration and do your best.


Build a Fort

Also, not just for kids! Now that you’re an adult, you can probably make the best forts in the world. Use all the blankets and pillows you can find, family fun all around!


Build with Legos

If you have little ones, you have Legos for sure. They are certainly a family friendly distraction that will help you beat boredom.



This is a bit of a lost art but can be a great way to commemorate any occasion. We take more pictures now than ever, print some out, and have a physical copy to reminisce with.


Make a Movie

Our smartphones can let even the more un-tech-savvy people make works of art. Recreate a favorite scene or make up your own using the great tech right in your pocket.



Read a book, a news article, or I don’t know, maybe a blog? I’ve heard it’s good mental stimulation.



If you really want to get your heart pumping, a good run can be a great way to kill time and get you in shape.


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