With the current Coronavirus quarantine going strong, it’s easy to get bored. Whether you have kids at home or are simply trying to enjoy this time, there’s no shortage of activities to do. You can try many things, including every member of your family. But what happens when you’ve tried anything and run out of ideas? You take a look at the following ideas on things to do at home! That’s what you do.
Activities to do at home
In this article we have gathered 100 ideas, each and every one of them offering a unique feeling of relaxation and fun. In light of the current situation it is ideal to spend some time with your family. Something which is rather difficult to do when you work and do stuff 24/7. So, take advantage of these days, stay at home safely and get ready for some fun and enjoyful things to do at home! Listed one by one below, for you, your self-improvement and the rest of your family members.
Have a costume night
Have everyone dress up in a costume for dinner. Make this as loose or theme it as desired. This is great for families especially.
Throw an indoor picnic
Set out a picnic blanket and eat your dinner like you’re having a picnic. This is either family-friendly or can be romantic.
Have an indoor scavenger hunt
Type up a list of things to be found. These can be inside or in your yard. You can have a small prize for the winner!
Learn how to do nail art
Use any of the tutorials online to learn how to do simple or complicated nail designs
Depending on your location, start some seedlings indoors of small plants, flowers, or herbs.
Have a board game night
Board games are a great way to spent quality time together so pick a few of your favorites
Film a cooking show
Film yourself or your family “hosting” a cooking show and video it. Share with friends and family.
Make Christmas cards
The holidays aren’t coming for a while but why not get ahead on this craft? It’s of the things to do at home that will offer you great feelings and vibes for some time. After all, who doesn’t love Christmas, right?
Do a puzzle
This is a great relaxation method for many people so break one out and get started!
You can find tutorials online that will get you started and you usually just need a few supplies and tools
Get through a book
If you’ve fallen behind on reading, this is a great time to catch up.
Have a water balloon fight
If it’s warm enough, have a water balloon fight with your family in the yard.
This is great for any age group. Use a video or online tool to get started.
Invent your own writing code
Great for younger kids. Invent a code to write messages to each other
Have a photo shoot
Gather props and outfits to take some fun pictures.
There’s no better time to work on your writing. Learn with a kit or on your own.
Have a BBQ
If it’s warm enough, why not fire up the grill and eat outside?
Invent your own board game
Design a board and game that you’ll enjoy playing.
Have a spa night
Light candles, put on relaxing music, and do a face mask to pamper yourself.
This game never gets old so play it one evening.
Make a scrapbook
This is the perfect time to put together some memories
Make an obstacle course
Make this challenging for kids
For any budding entomologists, this is a fun activity
Wash the dog
If your pooch needs one, you can spend the time!
Wash your car
If it’s time to do some maintenance, wash and clean out your car.
Stay up late and look at the constellations in your area
Build a bird house
With spring coming soon, you can build and decorate a bird house
Make your own play-doh
Great for kids and you can throw it away when it’s done
Write an autobiography
Write down the story of your life until now for a creative self-expression.
Rearrange your room
This a great time to get the layout you’ve always wanted.
Create a movie or play
You can do this on your own or with family
Learn a line dance
Another point worth mentioning for things to do at home is this. Use a tutorial online to learn a fun dance, and after this whole thing comes to an end, you will have become a great dancer. Pretty cool, isn’t it?
Have a talent show
Have a show with your family to showcase your skills.
Learn how to juggle
Start small and work your way up.
Have a paper airplane race
Have everyone perfect their airplane building skills.
Make a rope swing
If you have a tree in the backyard, build a swing for it
Learn a yoyo trick
If you have one handy, why not learn how to use it?
If you enjoy basketball, perfect your skills
Line up dominoes
Create fun and intricate patterns before watching them drop
If you’ve ever considered changing careers, now is the time to do your research
Learn string games
Cats in the Cradle is a fun one.
Learn clapping games
Fun for kids and teens.
Watch old home movies
It’s the perfect time to look back at some memories.
Build a fort
With blanket or outside. It’s a funny activity to do with your kids.
Make/fly a kite
For this, you should find a windy day. Otherwise the result might not be what you want.
Learn sign language
Use online tutorials to get started
Learn Morse Code
You can make your own messages.
Bake treats for neighbors
Do some good and you can leave them in their mailbox.
Solve a crossword
You can finally get through one!
Play online games
Try some of your favorites.
Make a time capsule
Put together mementos for the future.
Find out who’s the besta among your family members.
Give each other fancy or crazy hairdos
This will light up the atmosphere and definitely make you laugh!
Have breakfast for dinner
It’s fun and easy. Why not?
Have a relay race
Do this in the backyard if you can
Make Easter Eggs
You can do this early to practice.
Just a computer and internet connection needed.
Channel your bartender
Try out some new cocktail recipes.
Take up knitting
It’s easy to learn a basic pattern.
Work through a cookbook
Try out some new recipes with your free time.
Browse auction sites
No spending required though!
Put on a virtual book club
Do this with friends to stay connected.
Get started finding your inner zen.
Reorganize your pantry
Get your spices and other foods in order.
Paint your space
If it’s time for an upgrade, now’s a great time.
Install floating shelves
Only if you want them though!
Master new makeup looks
Now’s the perfect time to perfect your smoky eye look. There are many looks you can try and things to do at home, but have you thought of that?
Teach a class
Use Zoom to hold sessions in your area of expertise
Learn how to cut hair
If you have willing people to practice
Tour online exhibits
Many museums have their exhibits online
Take in some opera
Take in some filmed opera performances streaming right now
Research a new topic
Indulge your curiosity into a historical period or anything.
Learn a new language
Now is a great time to do a refresher.
Teach your pet some tricks
Consider some fun tricks like rolling over or shake.
Declutter your space
Go through and clean out an unwanted items
This is a great time to handwrite letters to friends and family
Listen to a podcast
Take time to tackle a podcast
Start a journal
Now is a great time to journal about your life.
Have a wine tasting
Adults only though!
You can use an online version if you don’t have your own machine
Try “would you rather”
A fun game to play.
Take an online class
Free courses online let you pick up new skills
Catch up on the news
If you feel behind.
Reach out to friends/family
Catch up with people you’ve missed.
Make a funny video
Make a fun interactive video with you and your family.
Play indoor badminton
Use a sofa or chair as the net.
Listen to an audio book
If you get tired of the physical book.
Binge watch a tv series
If there’s one you haven’t gotten to see.
Play a brain game
Work on some challenging brain games.
This doesn’t just have to be a fall activity.
Have a dance party
With modern or older music.
Have a bonfire
Start one in the backyard and make s’mores.
Christmas shop online
It’s never too early to get started.
Make it a contest with your kids.
Decorate a t-shirt
Have your family each make their own t-shirt design.
Enjoy some bubbles
You can make your own bubble mix.
Until you get tired!
Practice tongue twisters
You’ll never know when you need this skill.
Build a house of cards
Now’s the time to perfect your skills.
Play freeze tag
Fun activity for the whole family!