25 Super Fun Unplugged Activities for Kids

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Here are 25 Super Fun Unplugged Activities for Kids that are perfect for tech-free time, snow days and rainy days.  These boredom busters are sure to keep you kids entertained.

Here are 25 Super Fun Unplugged Activities for Kids that are perfect boredom busters for snow days and rainy days

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In today’s society we all seem to be tethered to devices.  Whether we’re checking social media, playing video games or shopping online, phones, tablets and computers tend to take over our days.

The problem with being so connected is that we really aren’t.  Although we’re communicating with texts, status updates and instas, we’re making fewer meaningful connections.

As a rule, we don’t allow technology at the dinner table.  We use that time to catch up on what we did during the day and talk about what’s going on in our lives.

If you have tweens and teens, you know getting them to talk and open up can be tricky.  One word answers like “fine” and “OK” seem to be all they can handle.  I love this dinner time conversation starter book.  It’s a great way to open the channels of communication for all ages.

If you’re looking to re-connect with your family, try unplugging.  Here are some fun activities that you can do to unplug and reconnect as a family.

25 Super Fun Unplugged Activities for Kids

Here are 25 Super Fun Unplugged Activities for Kids that are perfect boredom busters for snow days and rainy days

Last week, we decided to unplug from all of our devices and take PPL’s Power Hour Challenge.

Here are 25 Super Fun Unplugged Activities for Kids that are perfect boredom busters for snow days and rainy days

For the challenge we spent an entire hour without using any power.  No.  Power.  At.  All.  No lights.  No TV.  No smart phones.

It sounds like it can be challenging but it was really fun!

Last week was pretty cold so we had our wood burning fire place roaring. We turned off all of the lights in our house, sat in front of the fire and busted out our favorite games.  We played Farkle and Tapple and Whoonu.

Here are 25 Super Fun Unplugged Activities for Kids that are perfect boredom busters for snow days and rainy days

Not only did it help us connect better as a family, but we also decreased our energy use.  And, we laughed!  There is nothing like good, old fashioned family fun to bring a family together.

You can participate in the #PPLPowerHour, too.  Commit to spending one hour completely unplugged, using no energy.  You can share your experience with us during the #PPLPowerHour twitter party on April 5 at 8 PM EST.

So, put down your phones.  Step away from the video games.   And, start connecting!

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