Fun and Free Things To Do

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Most people are always ready to do something fun. Whether you’re just bored or you need to fill some time on the weekend, chances are that you have been at a loss for something fun to do at one time or another. There are many fun activities available today in most towns. The trouble is that most of these activities cost money. If you’re on a tight budget, many enjoyable things are off limits to you. But don’t despair. There are plenty of fun activities that you can do for free. Below are some free, fun activities that you probably haven’t thought of, but that you will probably enjoy.

Fly a Kite

This is a really fun activity not only for kids, but adults as well, and it’s free if you make your own kite. All you need to make a kite is some old newspaper, a couple of sticks and a rag to make a tail. Invite some friends to go with you and see who can get their kite the highest.

Sew Something

Sewing is a lot of fun, particularly if you have a sewing machine. Sure, getting a group of people together and sewing a quilt by hand can be fun, but you can do so much more with a machine. You can gather some rags and quickly sew them together. Sewing can satisfy your artistic ambitions. Be creative. Try piecing together some old denim scraps and make a bag. If you don’t have a sewing machine, you may be able to get one in a thrift store or online. You may even be able to get one for free.

Put on a Talent Show

Get your friends and relatives together and put on an impromptu talent show. Pick some judges and let people compete. Find out who the best dancer is, who the best singer is, who the best comedian is.

Organize a Card Game

Get some people together for cards. Yes, you can play card games online, but it’s much more fun to get a bunch of people around a table to play, particularly if you play partnered bidding games. Best of all, it doesn’t cost a dime. If you play poker, use pennies or pieces of candy for chips.

Make a Movie

Write a script, draft your friends and family as actors and make your own movie. Edit it and select some suitable music. Everyone will have lots of fun, and you may find that you have talents you didn’t know about. You can even combine a couple of fun activities by filming your talent show.

Write a Short Story

Many people fancy themselves as writers. Try writing a short story. Or write your family history. Or write your biography. Whatever you decide to write about, it will probably be fun and it’s free.

Bowl at Home

Get a few people together and do some bowling. You can use old milk jugs for bowling pins, and just about any ball will serve as a bowling ball, even a softball or baseball. Both the driveway and the yard make good bowling surfaces. This activity is as much fun as real bowling and it’s free.

Play Kickball

Put together a kickball game. Except for the ball, you don’t need any special equipment. You don’t have to worry about breaking windows and the risk of injury is low. Also, little skill is required to play the game. Both kids and adults enjoy the kickball, so everyone can play.

Make Homemade Wine

Wine is easy to make, and recipes are available online. With simple recipes and techniques you can make wine with almost any fruit at no cost. You can even make wine out of dandelion blossoms.

Other Free Fun Activities

Other fun things that you can do at no cost include playing board games, gardening, learning to play an instrument, volunteering at a charity, tracing your ancestry, learning a magic trick, and working a puzzle.