Lady Pearl's list of thing you can do while the television is off. Make your own list and share them with family and friends. Encourage them to spend time away from the televison!
1. Attend a Church service. Have Bible study in your home. Pray with your family. (Remember the old saying: A family that prays together, stays together)
2. Volunteer with the Special Olympics.
3. Try reading a book. Participate in activities at your local library.
4. Organize a community clean-up.
5. Put together a puzzle.
6. Walk through the park.
7. Go ice skating or roller skating.
8. Go camping (even if it's just in the backyard!).
9. Get out the board games or play cards!
10. Paint a picture, a mural or a room.
11. Attend a high school sporting event.
12. Participate in activities at your local community centers.
13. Go swimming.
14. Organize a community event.
15. Have a picnic or barbecue in your backyard or at the park.
16. Learn how to shop for bargins.
17. Volunteer for a community organization or charity.
18. Learn to play an instrument.
19. Go dancing.
20. Visit someone in the hospital or nursing home
21. Learn to cook or teach someone how to cook.
22. Plant a flower, vegetable or herb garden.
23. Read magazines or newspapers.
24. Bake cakes and pies.
25. Start a neighborhood basketball, soccer, or kickball game.
26. Host a spelling bee.
27. Join a choir.
28. Have a yard sale.
30. Go to a museum.
31. Help out with the family business.
32. Learn about money and finances. Start a budget.
33. Start a community exercise group that power walks, runs, or bikes.
34. Have story telling time.
35. Cut your grass and your neighbors grass. Rake the leaves in your yard and your neighbors too!
36. Learn a new language. Learn to say simple phrases in a few different languages.
37. Make crafts to give as gifts.
38. Write and direct a play.
39. Learn how to fly a airplane.
40. Learn new words every day.
41. Go fishing.
42. Count how many insects you can find outside. Draw insects you have found.
43. Teach your dog some new tricks.
44. Visit a local bookstore.
45. Practice math problems.
46. Partner with a friend or family member and study together.
47. Go bowling.
48. Learn to sew and make your own clothes.
49. Start working on that new invention.
50. Listen every Saturday to the Study To Win Broadcast (clik the On The Radio link to listen live via internet.)