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Bored Kids? Learn How Boredom Is a Gift (Part 2)

  Boredom Builds Friendships If you do an Internet search for “boredom” and “kids,” you will get the distinct impression that these two entities should not coexist, that kids should never be bored. That explains the Pinterest articles, such as “200 Boredom Busters for Kids” and “25 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained.” Well, I call bluff. We’ve talked about the individual gifts that boredom brings to a developing soul. But there’s more! I say letting a slew of kids get good and bored together, without pacifying, distracting, or occupying them, is a profound gift to them all, because it allows