16 Creative Ways to Kill Time

Have a little extra time on your hands? Here are a few clever ideas to keep you busy. Looking for more inspiration? Take the quiz at ArchetypeMe to see projects that Creatives are working on.

1. Take A Ride In A Shopping Cart

Thomas Kohler / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / flickr.com/mecklenburg/4646042746/in/photolist-85ybDh-6zc9N-oADJkZ-e6qArX-54rZ8H-665imn-68SCeP-nkQT5P-dvCoAZ-ojqe2u-x4NQh-bvFyMd-oGXSF-9PjFwY-bwR1o-9PnUBE-c863LY-7E39Yv-cZzfRu-6zc7c-8Jrbfc-7KzTs-3CV

2. Make a Giant Slip N’ Slide

Gordon Tarpley / CC BY http://2.0 / flickr.com/gordontarpley/7511859506/in/photolist-crNf85-crPc5Q-crMKjC-crGR5J-crNx8o-crGRgY-crLsgd-crLvpu-crNyjb-crPBGS-crMJMU-crNzeu-crH3LQ-crNwWj-2C7Zzs-crN64E-crMASs-crG4Co-582UW2-crJsrf-crNwML-crN6

3. Build a net bed, and take a nap on it

Eden, Janine and Jim / CC BY http://2.0 / flickr.com/edenpictures/4911826343/in/photolist-8u3oR6-dpydJ6-6zE96m-65W9Kp-dhLBhw-aiKBPd-5YPY4D-y7rzu-cJaiAs-e1YXxv-a8aXG-7btet9-7WS9Bt-5YSDR5-ya2dN-7WS9iF-hpCPFM-6eqMLk-9KPX94-o5HkFw-dJYvvG-4n

4. Tell that special person what you really think

Mark Gstohl / CC BY http://2.0 / flickr.com/howieluvzus/2854111005/in/photolist-5mhm19-5md4Cv-5md4Aa-5mhkR7-9Fa6e-9icBsy-4rVFvV-7BWG9c-5md4Lr-4w1mZh-7D14h6-2qSUN1-4scFQ3-7EsQb1-k54mxX-5Z6dkC-dUVb5J-btgDrk-boSFgB-5mhkN3-7w7CKr-9iqnhD-5Xt

5. Take up an instrument

Rachel.Adams / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / flickr.com/cupcakegoshxx/8971466108/in/photolist-bamuKB-eEM7j9-8RVyVu-4WXfkd-4WXfiW-4WXfk9-4WXfkm-9qpP9N-7vL2M9-4rCPe1-4rCPdG-4rCPdL-4rCPdW-4rCPdS-6isvEe-6isvTP-6iwDDY-6isvwc-6iwDUm-6isvHK

6. Heck, start a band!

North Charleston / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / flickr.com/northcharleston/15643010422/in/photolist-fR1vDj-5ByknS-8MNLXJ-doNfdb-pPRHCN-9UCLKy-atf2TG-3X397p-3X38Zz-5Kag5u-pQjw1f-pxRecy-oToJ2y-pN9GMb-7tWmQS-9UzVPr-8w5ywj-bziUQo-bNdzvK-3X7qrN-bNd

7. Play some video games

Rob DiCaterino / CC BY http://2.0 / flickr.com/goodrob13/3250017960/in/photolist-eiyU5w-eiyULJ-3mQkjs-q3kRWa-5Xcc7q-79TkoY-gE1PbG-3pt8aa-79Pv5r-6S3sa3-fam8WT-faApbG-fam8UH-fam8TK-faApb3-fam8Ug-faApaw-faApbh-fam8W6-fam8Vt-5nePZS-pwXjDW-5

8. Go for a picnic

alex lang / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / flickr.com/langalex/3494695701/in/photolist-6ucNKY-6H5sDb-9twHgk-89iwLF-fEr51p-8fWHhY-jiC1Rr-6464HA-cBC8R9-6NP3w3-6sXLz8-dpBLWP-mW2tEi-5mw4Zt-xxKiy-8KvCX1-8HqqMp-xohjV-ddnkz-6jPeha-mZkf1-W4yT-8z6ERb-8Jy

9. Take a family vacation

spilltojill / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / flickr.com/jilbean3/5341749106/in/photolist-992RUw-8HWCMD-cJkSiL-8j3agj-a5tb7g-a5tbhF-7GSRd1-dm8nWY-nGy8vP-dm8mbA-dm8nLj-kT3rSd-98YJGg-a5t7Ck-a5t8xi-ecgGzE-54h99Z-9uUAZD-8YrwuH-cy5kQ9-cLapqU-8Z9QhK-bW

10. Go for a walk with your best friend

Jo Munday / CC BY http://2.0 / flickr.com/jolevine/208435509/in/photolist-jqhBF-nmEqN-QTB3D-6CkudU-7zSaiH-95Mya9-6rWrZ3-mH6N4F-5j5sXY-5pR66i-5t1vmu-37GJGY-6eWCUT-kQtoXH-8kk1dC-9rAtss-o98BcN-kv28wZ-6VwUD1-dMYLV8-7svrVG-ecGheJ-c6s1mL-izRZ

11. Draw

Liza / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / flickr.com/noahfans/3436677010/in/photolist-CAFpH-CAFod-8TpRWe-CAFp2-2juaZt-5FugPo-6eBLoi-6eFSkU-6eBK1V-6eBMpc-6eFU2S-6eFT41-6eFSHq-96mkbf-9dkwwQ-bnF4zY-cxRT59-5vmQTL-sk5y-68kVZf-qdKEbS-7FgQyp-bfffE-9cyzFH-8

12. Get a haircut

Randen Pederson / CC BY http://2.0 / flickr.com/chefranden/2744055503/in/photolist—5bu16M-FLng4-7jN73A-3Wm4s-jYQTQ1-dPc8xx-9ksjRM-ejmQn-2XMwV7-e59Lkk-diy4bY-6uXr41-58gn16-3UMpMN-aS6fik-9SNHk-8FmgjB-pyF4fA-7N7rpx-NMXrC-6Mfbgo-7xec51-phc

He didn’t do to bad on the hair

13. Throw a party

Tambako The Jaguar / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / flickr.com/tambako/11621270866/in/photolist-iGW3X5-iHbnic-BPxMp-87XTe-61FEaR-fcXk1z-cfNGgd-9FwAiB-daRqNn-8JMQsf-jAGwz-btQSBH-5jHMe5-8ME4uE-4szFYN-o7i7nY-cgnZvw-4MXHiQ-4jfgQq-9cmbSm-61KRhh-8P2UK

14. Install some new gutters

Serge Bystro / CC BY http://2.0 / flickr.com/sergebystro/9116706377/in/photolist-g4dpDr-NMjEt-g7Guc9-eTBvbH-eTBvup-eTBv54-eTNVq9-eTBuPD-eTNUHq-NMjEB-oaANyv-oazAyJ-4EaxQR-bZrwFW-9ow1Va-9oz5wA-9oz4Uy-g7JH6o-8Bs8Nx-8BvcoW

15. Try Sledding

Pierce Martin / CC BY http://2.0 / flickr.com/pierce-martin/6718574081/in/photolist-beGs1a-dJWJrP-8XA2Wi-k6AE-kopBXK-9e1PjH-9e4Tm1-9e4T8Q-9e1Nba-aZkBGa-7wRQdh-2nsZsd-k71J-7CGf22-7zFYYT-5M7xjL-dJWDmB-96G75S-8XAgkD-7sUP6b-bAPbJD-dK32ts-dK

16. Play a casual game of chess

Floris Looijesteijn / CC BY http://2.0 / flickr.com/florisje/7646477054/in/photolist-VMJb-atVyTe-usM9i-7kSVzT-6aURcT-7aiiiz-7t1P2-2Hu7Be-cmiL5-mUz5y-cDGceh-y7Lhu-4B9WJX-eHdBu-asYKdC-6DAZUX-8vHfF4-AqxWU-9SiXWP-99vZup-4Qjyde-t6U28-nFATFJ-

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