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Boredom Busters Overview

As a part of this community the Lincoln Children’s Museum strives to be a part of everyday life by providing opportunities to use the Power of Play.

Join us on Facebook for BOREDOM BUSTERS that encourage your child to create, discover and learn through play!  We've featured an entire library of topics that provide a mix of activities, experiments, videos, books, songs, jokes and more.  In addition to our videos, we provide links and even some additional materials that you can expand on and modify depending on the ages and skillsets of your kiddos!  All episodes, links, and materials are archived on this page for easy access.

Have an idea that you’d like to see us build out?  Email us at

See you soon…be there, or be BORED!

Boredom Buster Archive

Below you can find all materials outlined in our Boredom Busters program.  Topics are listed in reverse date order, meaning our newest items are towards the top.  If you missed a Facebook Live event no need to worry - we've linked them below with each corresponding activity group!


June 22nd through June 30th - Pets, Space

Week of June 15th - Summer, Father's Day

Week of June 8th - Dinosaurs (Cont'd), Robots, Flag Day

Week Of June 1st - Gardening (cont'd), Dinosaurs

Week of May 25th - People In Your Neighborhood, Gardening

Week Of May 18th - Museum Virtual Tours & Cool Experiment Collection

Week Of May 11th - Nurses/Fitness, Endangered Species

Week of May 4th - Star Wars Day, Cinco De Mayo, Transportation

Week Of April 27 - Agriculture

Week of April 20th - Environment

Week of April 13th - Astronomy

Week of April 6 - Family

Week of March 30 - Hometown Heros

March 29 - Earth, Crystals, and Even More Crystals

March 28 - Earth, Crystals, and More Crystals

March 27 - Earth, Sand, and Fish

March 26 - Earth, Paint, and Rocks

March 25 - Earth, Crayons, and Trees

March 24 - Earth, Volcanos, and Birds

March 23 - Earth, Outside, Bubbles

March 22 - Water, Oceans, and Ice

March 21 - Water, Color, and Arches

March 20 - Water, Capillary Action, and Colors

March 19 - Mazes

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