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  • Whether they are on vacation or it's a no-homework weekend, it can be quite challenging to think of ways to keep kids occupied. While you can always take them to the playground or the neighborhood pool, it's not something you could do everyday. To help you prevent boredom, we've rounded up four projects that's not just enjoyable, the young ones can learn from them, too! 


    Turn old chairs into tree swings. 

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    Before chucking old dining chairs in the bin, consider repurposing them into a swing for your kids to play in during lazy afternoons. Bonus: this is a great alternative to hammocks and just as relaxing to hang out in. 

    Click here for the step-by-step guide.  


    Build a fairy village.


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    Why would you stick with a doll house when you can create an entire world that will spark their imagination? This is a surefire way to get your boys and girls to explore the outdoors, too! 

    Click here for the step-by-step guide.


    Play giant scrabble.

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    Take the classic boardgame to the next level by using bigger blocks! Add a few comfy chairs and a pile of pillows, and you'll be sure to spend hours playing with the family. 

    Click here for the step-by-step guide.


    Permanent hopscotch course

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    Save yourself and the young ones from the trouble of drawing a hopscotch trail every time you play by making these permanent steps. Jumping is a great way to sneak exercise into their routine, too! Click here for a step-by-step guide.

    Click here for a step-by-step guide. 

    This story originally appeared on Realliving.com.ph.

    * Minor edits have been made by the Smartparenting.com.ph editors.

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