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Boredom Busters For The Whole Family!

by Lauren Humphrey

Many of us have been home now for several weeks or more and have exhausted our to-do lists, completed all of our puzzles, and binged-watched all of our favorite shows. If you're looking for a fresh, new activity to keep busy while you're staying safe and healthy at home, look no further!  Our community and businesses have gotten creative to keep everyone entertained, happy, and most importantly, SAFE!  Check out these six ideas:

Adam Miller Toy & BicycleIt’s starting to look more like springtime and we’re all itching to get outside!  Nothing beats a bike ride through Genesee County’s countryside to get fresh air, enjoy the scenery, and take your mind off of all the craziness for a while. Give Adam Miller’s a call to have your bike spruced up or repaired or order a new bike for delivery! Still looking for indoor activities? Take advantage of their offer to deliver anywhere in the county for free and grab a puzzle, board games, model car, or other fun toy.

The Art of MandyGet your creative juices flowing with take-home art kits! Mandy has several to choose from including paint and canvas and even ceramics! She has even created a YouTube channel with how-to video tutorials.

Buttercrumbs BakeryAre you missing your favorite baked goodies, or maybe the kiddos just need something creative and delicious to play with for a few moments. Reach out to Buttercrumbs bakery for these adorable take-home cupcake decorating kits!

Genesee County Park & ForestHike, jog, or bike through the Genesee County Park & Forrest!  The trails are all open, flowers are blooming and creatures are starting to make their way out to explore.  Enjoy nature and get some much-needed fresh air while you explore the parks 431 acres.

Greg’ry’s Bakery: Trying your hand at decoratively frosting cookies is all the rage right now! Be creative AND enjoy a snack all at once.  Give Greg’ry’s a call to order these sweet take-home cookie decorating kits.

Your local library: Both Richmond Memorial Library and The Woodward Memorial Library have daily virtual activities for families. Be sure to keep an eye on their social media channels as well as their websites for frequent updates on story times, craft tutorials and more!

Puzzles at Adam Miller's
Puzzles at Adam Miller's
cupcake decorating kit
Child looking into pond