As a children we weren’t allowed to be ‘bored’, our mum was quick to quip that ‘bored’ was for people with no imagination and if we couldn’t exercise our own she could imagine all sorts of household jobs for us to do. We learned quickly to forego that childhood aphorism. Instead, we did stuff.
I knew how to knit although it took me until my teenage years to ever finish anything (a scarf with a cable pattern up the middle in a flecked cream and brown wool that I gave to my mum.)
I could crochet (pronounced in our house as “crow-sher”), again, I hardly finished anything.
I had a “Knitting Nancy” and a latch hook kit. We painted t-shirts with hobbytex and puff paint and made earrings out of fimo.
I did calisthenics from age 3. I played netball in high school and did long distance running. I was a high-jumper (although I really only trained for this when athletics carnivals were coming up at school, I never joined an aths team.) When we moved to a new area, my friend & I joined Guides. I collected stamps.
I liked cooking, even when I was young and I’ve always loved to read.
So, there you go. Lots of hobbies, I guess, although I was probably only really dedicated to calisthenics and reading.
What are your hobbies?