Bored Jar for the kids. Fill with things to do (clean your room.or go get ice cream). When your child complains of boredom, tell them to pull an idea from the jar and they have to do it, no questions asked!
People always say "how can children learn if they just play all day?" Remember: through play children are learning all the skills they need during life, from mathematical thinking to social understanding.
Might be a good sunday school lesson on being the salt of the earth and how our love spreads.salt painting, draw design with glue, pour salt over and touch with liquid watercolor paint, the paint will spread through the salt, no need to use brush strokes