In today’s technology-driven world, many people kill time by playing games on their smartphone or computer, or by watching television or movies. While there’s nothing wrong these technological time-wasters, they can cost a fair amount of money to own and update. In addition, these passive technology distractions use a fair amount of brain power that can drain you, rather than refresh your mind and spirit. There are many low-tech ways to kill time that can be more satisfying than computer games, TV shows, and movies. And best of all, they cost very little or no money. So next time you find yourself with time on your hands—waiting for an appointment, a friend, an airplane flight, or for paint to dry—have a few tried-and-true pastimes in mind.
We’ve come up with some of our favorite low-tech ways to kill time. Most and cheap and easy! See them on our sister site, Living on the Cheap.