Keep a list of fun things to do so that you're not stuck for ideas when your kids are bored. Often, we think of something to do, or somewhere to go, when we are not in the situation to do so. Likewise, we can't think what to do when we have time available. That's where a "to do" list stuck on the fridge can be useful. You may suddenly discover you thought of going to the zoo a month ago and you haven't done it yet. This list can save you a lot of time and avoid those three dreaded words: "Dad, I'm bored..."