The Lakeside Selection: Our Choice of Favorite Items of the Week to Cure End of Summer Boredom

We are entering the twilight of summer. By now, kids are starting to repeat the dreaded phrase “I’m bored.” Right now, they don’t remember much work goes into not being bored in a classroom for six hours a day, five days a week. That’s OK. They’ll be back in school in just a few weeks. Until then, it’s up to you to fill their days. But Lakeside can help! We put together a list of products to keep the kids busy. Here is this week’s The Lakeside Selection: Our Choice of Favorite Items of the Week to Cure End of Summer Boredom.Guitar

Melody Maker Inspire a young musician with this 30″ Wood Guitar With Case. Perfectly sized for a child to hold and play, it features real steel strings for a beautiful, clear sound. Comes with its own vinyl carrying case with carrying strap, handle and side zipper. Includes a spare steel string.

frozen-coloring-book-with-stickersHours of Art Have hours of fun coloring and placing stickers in this Frozen Big Book with Stickers. With 20 pages to color and over 100 stickers, this book will help bring your favorite characters to life. Its built-in handle lets you carry it wherever you go.

construction-toysColorful Construction Your hands-on child will love the light-up effects of the 6-In-1 Laser Pegs Construction Toys. All 3 sets can make 6 different models. Drag Racer set makes Baja Buggy, Hill Climber, Junior Kart, Mighty Mite, Turbo Trike and Drag Racer. Monster Wheel Truck set makes All Terrain Rover, Mud Bog Racer, Pro Stock Puller, Rock Climber, Trophy Truck and Monster Wheel Truck. Farm Tractor set makes Compact Tractor, High Crop Tractor, Utility Tractor, Lawn Tractor, Wheatland Standard Tractor and Farm Tractor. You can download instructions for additional vehicles online. crystal-growing-kit

Crystal Creations Create your own crystal collection with this Sparkling Crystal Growing Kit. Following the instructions, dissolve the pre-mixed chemicals in water, and within hours crystals form right before your eyes. The fluorite grows as one spectacular crystal and the others grow in clusters up to 4″ in diameter. Kit makes a total of 4 crystals. bracelet-kit

Shareable Art If you love making your own jewelry, you’ll love the BFF Chunky Cord Bracelet Kit. These brightly-colored cords look awesome when you weave them together! Use the included foam wheel for hassle-free weaving. 24 Satin cords (36″, each) come in 6 colors. Kit makes 6 bracelets to wear yourself or to share with friends.

Boredom is not a word we use very often at The Lakeside Collection! Whether we’re deep in the dog days of summer or we’re snowed in after a blizzard, we have products and ideas to keep everyone occupied and entertained.

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