Try one of these Boredom Busters if you are looking for something to do... or go down the entire list and check them off!
Look for ones that are appropriately sized (number of pieces and physical size of pieces).
Provide your family member with books to read by their favorite authors. Providing your parent or family member with a tablet or other device will also give them easy access to an endless supply of e-books and there are many e-books available for free.
If your parent or family member has difficulty reading because of vision issues or can’t physically hold a book or tablet, they might enjoy listening to audiobooks. Lots of famous actresses and actors lend their talents to recording audiobooks, which makes them more fun to listen to. Many libraries provide audiobooks for free.
Listening to music is enjoyable and soothing. Create playlists for your parent or family member that include their favorite styles, songs, and performers.
If your parent or family member likes making things, look online for free craft instructions for simple crafts that they can do at the table or while watching television.
Crossword puzzles, word searches, and sudoku puzzles are a great way to pass the time. You can find puzzle books in nearly any store that sells books or magazines. You can also find free puzzles online. You can find large print versions on line as well.
These North Carolina crossword puzzles created by Terry Buehner will test your state knowledge!