Introduction: Things to Do When You're Bored on a Rainy Day and Stuck at Home With Practically Nothing to Do
Forget the old saying: "It's raining cats and dogs". Is it more like raining tables and chairs? Can't go out with your friends? Can't go the movies? So you're stuck at home in your seat surfing the web. Boring! Well, here are some suggestions to become unbored (if that was even a word lol). Hope you enjoy!
(This was an original idea I had last Tuesday, so the pictures on the intro and the first step are from last Tuesday)
And I know, this is my first Instructable in a while now.
Step 1: Stickfigure Action Animations
Wow! It's gotta leave a mark on t! Make cool action animations with stickfigures very easily with Pivot Animator! Pivot Animator is 100% free and you can make cool animations. Make them punch, kick, etc. Just use your imagination! The cool twist is that you can even download awesome objects and stickfigures! These are in the download links.
advanced objects and stickfigures:
Step 2: Build a Blanket Fort
Who doesn't love blanket forts? Take some permission, some pillows, some blankets, some chairs and stools, some imagination, some books or other heavy objects, a playmate (a sibling in case a friend can't come over), and a name for your fort! But make sure you don't block the doorway! You will also need some snacks, games, and other fun things to keep you and your playmate entertained!
Step 3: Movie
Just in case you can't go to the movies, there's nothing more relaxing than fixing up some popcorn (if you're not allowed to use the stove, use the microwave), getting a glass of your favorite beverage, putting on a movie (if you're on the TV, watch HBO, Encore, Starz, etc.) and relaxing on the couch while you watch the movie.
Step 4: Origami
Origami can be pretty useful if all you have is your two hands and a piece of paper. Remember that Google is your best friend on origami diagrams and tutorials. If you're in the mood for some cool pop up crafts with origami, then check out jeremyshaferorigami on YouTube.
Step 5: Make Simple Computer Games
If you're very young like me, and think it's hard to make a computer game, think again. With Game Maker, you don't have to know all those confusing codes, and after you have made a computer game, you will learn the basics of making computer games and also be able to make any games you want. Download it here: http://www.yoyogames.com/studio/download Learn how to use it with dean101's instructable "How to make real computer games. fun and only take about an hour".
Step 6: Music
Listen to music on the computer in two ways:
1: Download MP3s onto your computer and listen to it via Windows Media Player or iTunes.
2: Find a video of the lyrics or just the normal music video on YouTube.
You could just have a small dance in your seat, or if you're a die hard party animal, play it and dance around the room.
Step 7: YouTube Videos
Go to YouTube.com and watch funny videos. You could watch viral videos, music videos, just about anything! Videos are uploaded almost everyday!
Step 8: Conclusion
Thanks for looking at this Instructable! And have fun not being bored! Hope this helped ya! And also, don't forget to favorite and comment this Instructable and follow me! More ibles to come! ~ChipzAhoyMcCoy