Hanging Out!

julia_tsegaLooking for some ideas of what to do with your friends? Girls between the ages of 7-12 years told B! what they like to do or think is boring when they are ‘hanging out’ with their friends. Check it out!

Ages 7-8

Favorite Activities

  • play with my toys or make stuff for each other like fire crackers out of wrapping paper – Danika
  • play in the backyard on the trampoline or swim in my friend’s pool – Zoe
  • play tag outside and make snow forts – Raquel
  • play ‘teenagers’ or ‘house,’ play on the computer, watch our favorite TV shows or have a cartwheel and handstand contest – Raquel
  • play board games, tag, or have a pizza and a movie night on Fridays – Emily
  • dress up, put on music and sing & dance, or help my mom bake – Tsega
  • jump rope, dolls, watch movies, paint and play cards – Tessa

What’s Boring

  • playing with dolls – Danika
  • running around not doing anything – Zoe
  • watching TV too long – Raquel
  • sitting around doing nothing – Emily
  • having to clean up our messes – Tessa

Ages 9-10

Favorite Activities

  • play basketball or hide-go-seek, play an imaginary game that we’re horses or that we have pets – Nicole
  • go to the mall or to the grocery store and get a free cookie from the bakery, write stories or make up songs – Rebecca
  • just hang out and talk – Lauren
  • we like to bug boys – Sophia
  • swim at the recreation center – Isabella
  • shop for clothes, tell each other jokes, polish our nails, or play tether ball at the school – Brooklyn
  • make up dances, go to the movies, or do makeovers – Brooklyn
  • go on the trampoline, play games on the computer, and do crafts – Brooklyn

What’s Boring

  • when you have to do everything someone else wants to do and they act like the leader – Nicole
  • doing homework – Rebecca
  • just sitting around – Lauren
  • my brother is really boring – Sophia
  • when my friend keeps on talking and I don’t know what she’s talking about – Isabella
  • playing with dolls & mini hockey – Brooklyn

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