You did your homework (or you’re avoiding your homework).
You did your chores (or you’re pretending you never heard Mom’s nagging).
You’ve watched that movie a billion times, and your buds are all busy.
What’s a girl to do? Well, we’ve got more than 850 ideas…
afternoon in the kitchen
What you need: Sugar,
flour—you know, the usual
What’s better than a cupcake? A cupcake that’s so cute, you
kinda sorta really can’t bring yourself to eat it. Well. Almost.
Bake Me I’m Yours…
Cupcake Fun, $12, amazon.com
minutes after school
What you need: A jump
Sometimes ya just need to blow off a little steam. Grab the
jump rope that’s been languishing in the garage, pick a rhyme and hop to it,
Anna Banana: 101 Jump
Rope Rhymes, $8, amazon.com
Perfect for…your next
What you need: Your
Bobbi Brown is pretty much the be-all and end-all of natural
makeup, making her our role model for easy, everyday looks we can totally pull
off. But this beauty bible is way more than a how-to manual. Sit back and soak
it in, glamazons!
Bobbi Brown Beauty
Rules, $17, amazon.com
Perfect for…a rainy
What you need: A deck
Between the covers of this book are easy-to-follow
instructions for more than 350 card games. Some are simple—solitaire,
anyone?—while others we’re betting you’ve never even heard of before.
Ultimate Books of
Card Games, $15, amazon.com
What you need: A
Not aspiring to be the next David Copperfield? No
sweat. This book is perfect for
beginners since it’s packed with thousands of illustrations that show ya how
300 different tricks are pulled off. Rabbit and hat not included.
Complete Course in Magic, $14, amazon.com
creative on the weekend
What you need: A pile
of art supplies
Art class at school inspiring ya to get crafty on your own
time? Pick up this book for an easy intro class to all sorts of different art
techniques, from painting to papermaking to pro-quality collages.
Art Lab for Kids,
What you need: A
bottle of nail polish remover
This Klutz book is an oldie but a goodie. Now that nail art
is totally in vogue, we’re digging detailed DIYS…but sometimes we’re clueless
about how to do them! Follow this guide and you’ll have ‘em down in a snap.
Nail Art, $15,
BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 10/5/2012 2:35:00 PM
POSTED IN fun stuff, crafts, weekend fun, sleepover, relax, boredom buster, get outside, fall fun