With boredom, creativity abounds! This particular summer day was "too hot" to be outside (his opinion)... and then came the "b" word.
"Mom, I'm bored."
I gave him my favorite response: "Well, I have plenty of cleaning you can help with..." Which sends him running in the opposite direction.
So he spent a good chunk of that afternoon playing with Legos in his room. And he came up with this:
His very own Lego checkers game! I thought it quite clever. :) Good job, Brandon!