If you go TV free for just one week, you will have over 32 hours of extra time! Thirty-two hours is a lot of time! You may find yourself wondering what to do instead of watching TV. You could really accomplish a lot, or get out and have a lot of fun! What will you do? Here are 47 things to do instead of watching TV.

Try out these 47 things to do instead of watching TV. Entertaining activities to do if you're trying to cut down on screen time or go TV free.

47 Things to Do Instead of Watching TV

Paint or Draw
Play a game
Go for a run/walk
Start a business
Declutter
Make a backyard fire pit and roast marshmallows
Take a Hike
Plan a Trip
Actually do a Pinterest project
Learn a Language
Play with your Kids
Read the Bible
Throw a Party
Learn to Knit
Make Eye Contact
Start a Blog
Throw a barbecue

Try out these 47 things to do instead of watching TV. Entertaining activities to do if you're trying to cut down on screen time or go TV free.
BabyE checking out the grass at our recent TV Free picnic. (See #25)

Read to your kids
Write in a journal
Play or learn an instrument
Exercise
Visit a friend
Make a Budget
Ask your Spouse about their Day
Have a picnic
Plant a Garden
Cook from Scratch
Phone or Skype with a friend
Invite someone over
Take pictures of your family/friends
Go for a drive
Read a magazine
Go camping (the backyard counts)
Have a scavenger hunt
Try out Geocaching
Go to a Museum
Do a Craft
Go to the Park
Visit a local farm or farmer’s market
Ride a bike
Build a Fort
Go fishing
Join a church or community group
Take a class
Volunteer
Teach your friends/family/kids something you Know
Attend a Community Concert or Play

Wow! It was really easy to think of lots of things to do instead of watching TV. I’m so excited to go out and try some of these activities this week!

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Try out these 47 things to do instead of watching TV. Entertaining activities to do if you're trying to cut down on screen time or go TV free.

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