I am bored!

No doubt you have heard this from your child before, but is it necessary to jump into action straight away and come up with the next activity to keep them occupied? Are there any benefits in being a little bored for a while?

Parenting experts say that it can be very beneficial for children’s play if they are sometimes given the space to get bored! Read all the details about how a bit of boredom can help children develop problem solving skills, creative thinking and imagination to play!


At early learning centres like Buttercups children are offered a variety of activities throughout the day, but educators also encourage children to explore the environment in their own time and find things/toys/activities that spark their interest!