50 things to do when you are bored

Kayla Copeland, Managing Editor

Whether it is the amount of free time or a really long vacation, everyone finds a time when they are bored out of their minds. When someone is bored it can become much harder to find fun activities to do, so I created a list of 50 things to do when there is nothing else to do.


  1. Read a book
  2. Watch Friends
  3. Do a puzzle
  4. Send letters to friends
  5. Plant a garden
  6. Start a DIY project
  7. Try origami
  8. Exercise
  9. Play Monopoly (that should take a few days)
  10. Paint
  11. Take a bubble bath
  12. Sleep
  13. Color
  14. Create 10 more Pinterest boards
  15. Try baking
  16. Download some new podcasts
  17. Go to the movies
  18. Create a time capsule for yourself
  19. Create a photoshoot with friends
  20. Carve a pumpkin
  21. Decorate for Christmas
  22. Plan your future dorm room
  23. Clean/Organize your room
  24. Catch up on the news
  25. Learn how to do something new
  26. Write
  27. Watch Youtube
  28. Ride a bike (or learn how)
  29. Visit the local farmer’s market
  30. Visit a museum
  31. Go to a zoo
  32. Plan a vacation
  33. Go on a date
  34. Go to Hobby Lobby
  35. Visit the animal shelter
  36. Clean out your closet
  37. Join a club
  38. Treat yourself
  39. Go on a Google Deep Dive
  40. Look for a job
  41. Learn a language
  42. Dance
  43. Volunteer
  44. Create a bucket list
  45. Eat an ice cream sundae
  46. Try to tie-dye
  47. Learn a new talent
  48. Take a road trip
  49. Try meditating
  50. Read about things to do when you’re bored