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amother




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Post Tue, Nov 29 2022, 7:09 pm
Any suggestions for what my 12 year old son could occupy himself with after school? He is home close to six but does not like being "bored".
He does not have homework and we do not have TV -video games or the likes.

TIA!!
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happyone




 
 
 
 

Post Tue, Nov 29 2022, 7:19 pm
Cards games he could play with you. Art projects. Electronic chess. Board games. Baking. Assist with dinner setup. Large Lego project to do over time.
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amother




Daylily
 

Post Tue, Nov 29 2022, 7:27 pm
My son that age loves large puzzles and we also are having him learn an instrument so he has time to practice
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amother




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Post Tue, Nov 29 2022, 8:39 pm
Thanks so much for suggestions.
In terms of art projects, any specifics you can think of?
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tichellady




 
 
 
 

Post Tue, Nov 29 2022, 11:00 pm
making dinner?
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amother




NeonGreen
 

Post Tue, Nov 29 2022, 11:11 pm
amother OP wrote:
Thanks so much for suggestions.
In terms of art projects, any specifics you can think of?


Diamond art
Puzzles
Paint by number
Woodworking kits
Modeling clay
Small Legos/lego dots
Jixels
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Tof Umachol




 
 
 
 

Post Wed, Nov 30 2022, 7:01 am
origami
mosaic
baking
cooking
learn a new language and practice it on you
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amother




Seablue
 

Post Wed, Nov 30 2022, 9:00 am
Can someone please suggest a keyboard instructor for my 11 year old son. In Brooklyn/ Flatbush area
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amother




Impatiens
 

Post Wed, Nov 30 2022, 9:42 am
Learn a skill
Simple electronics (they have kits)
Magic show
Instrument
Wood burning
Maybe a group of like minded boys can get together and form a Jewish boys scouts

My son was part of Jewish Boys Scouts about 20 yrs ago
They had 2 frum scout masters 1 father 1 rebbi from their yeshiva
They had special Jewish patches they earned
Tzitzit tieing, tefillin, mezuzah/Sofrim, etc.
They also earned the regular patches
They would go camping over Shabbat , about 5x a year
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cbg




 
 
 
 

Post Wed, Nov 30 2022, 9:44 am
Laundry
Ironing
Cleaning bathrooms
Dusting
Vacuuming
Cooking dinner
These are things my mom suggested when we said we were bored
Cured boredom immediately, 😂
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