Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

If you are stuck indoors, have done all those little jobs and are gazing out of the window wondering what to do next – or maybe the kids are driving you crazy – we have compiled some suggestions for fun things that might help.

These are the best suggestions Horley Online can find so far. Click here to let us know if you find anything we can add.


Make a Bee-Hotel

Sussex Wildlife Trust have this info on a quick, simple, long-lasting and inexpensive way of creating a home for solitary bees. Click here to see how.

© Sussex Wildlife Trust

Sussex Wildlife Trust also have lots of other fascinating info and things to do on their website.


Activities and things to make

This is a great activity website. It has lots of things to make. You can download templates, print-out colouring pages and lots, lots more.

Visit the Activity Village website.


Board Games Online

Tabletopia has around 800 board games you can play online.

Visit the Tabletopia website.

Boardgamearena. Here you can play boardgames directly from your desktop.

Visit the Boardgamearena website.


Compile your family history

This time stuck indoors is an opportunity to start researching your ancestors and tracing your family tree. The National Archives have put together some great information on how to create your family history. Visit this family history page.


Card Games

This link takes you to the Rules of Card Games.


Word Games

There are lots of word games on the App Store on your phone, as well as online. Here is just one page we have found. Click here to let us know if you find a better one.

Word games website.

Games for the kids by the Five Minute Mum

This mum has put together some simple, easy five-minute games and activities for little kids aged 1-5 (lots of older children can enjoy her games too!)

Visit the Five Minute Mum website.


Role Playing Games

These games have been designed and launched by one of our local colleagues (Tim Sharville). Bag of Dungeon is a fantasy adventure game. Kastles is a castle defence card game.

Check out the website now