Some of us grew up being told that only boring people complain about being bored, but with all the time spent
cooped up at home, it is bound to happen to the best of us. With all the time children spend in front of screens these days, it is nice to be able to point them toward some good old-fashioned ways to made idle time more interesting.
Enter two fun books created with this in mind: The Dangerous Book for Boys and The Daring Book for Girls. In actuality, there are plenty to interest both boys and girls in each book, with a variety of games, a sprinkling of history, skill-building projects, practical tips, book recommendations and a dash of adventure. While some projects do require parental supervision, the majority of activities encourage self-directed play and increased knowledge. Peruse the table of contents online to see if these complelling compendiums might be just the thing to help spark the imagination and banish boredom - at least for a while!