To occupy their time they would create tunnels in the foot long grass on the empty block in their street.
They would make whirlpools in the small backyard pool by swimming around and around until the water was churning.
They would get out their swap cards and swap a pretty picture of a horse for a picture of a kitten.
They would play ‘don’t touch the ground’ in the lounge room jumping from chair to chair to table to chair.
They would play card games like Spit, Snap and Go Fish.
They would play knuckles and jacks, elastics and skippy.
A Velvet Verbosity 100 word challenge response. The prompt: occupy