74 Things to do During Quarantine

74 Things to do During Quarantine

Posted April 3, 2020 in Your Home

Staying home and practicing social distancing are necessary, responsible steps we should all be taking right now. In this instance, however, an unfortunate side effect of doing the right thing is boredom. If cabin fever is already setting in, fret not: we’re certain this list of things to do during quarantine will provide you with at least a few ideas to pass the time.

Things to do During Quarantine

  • Put together a puzzle or three
  • Play a video game
  • Play board games
  • Deep clean the house – the kind of clean you normally don’t have the time for
  • Read that book that’s been sitting on your shelf
  • Embrace your inner artist: draw, color, paint, anything that suits your fancy
  • Start a journal or blog
  • Talk to your friends and family on the phone
  • Watch all last year’s Oscar-winning films
  • Put together your own themed movie marathon
  • Binge all the TV shows you’ve fallen behind on
  • Try your hand at poetry
  • Challenge your quarantine-mates with a writing prompt and see who can come up with the best story
  • Tackle the projects around the house you’ve been putting off
  • Learn a foreign language
  • Give yourself an at-home spa day with facemasks, bath bombs, etc.
  • Organize your closets
  • Knit or crochet
  • Try cooking a new recipe
  • Start a garden or work on your existing one
  • Listen to your top five favorite albums of all time
  • Clean out your junk drawers
  • Organize your pantry
  • Learn a new skill, like calligraphy or yodeling
  • Pick up your instrument of choice, or learn to play a new one
  • Try a new at-home exercise routine
  • Meditate
  • Start practicing yoga
  • Go on an hours-long YouTube binge
  • Create a Spotify playlist and ask your friends/family to contribute a few songs
  • Work on your photography skills
  • Do some online shopping
  • Handwrite letters to your faraway loved ones
  • Create a shared diary/logbook with friends and family using Google Docs or a similar platform
  • Declutter your home
  • Update your resume and portfolio
  • Spend some quality time with your pets
  • Finally organize your email inbox
  • Learn how to braid hair
  • Pick out your favorite photos from 2019 and frame them
  • Recreate your favorite sports tournaments with video games like Madden, NBA2K, etc.
  • Create an indoor scavenger hunt for your family
  • Do your taxes
  • Make a list of all the places you want to visit someday
  • Watch all 23 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe…in order
  • Join or start a digital book/movie club where you can talk about all the great things you’re reading/watching
  • Try to go viral on TikTok
  • Get your passwords in order using a password manager like LastPass
  • Download some games on your phone
  • Sing karaoke
  • Make your own tie-dye shirt
  • Organize your jewelry
  • Practice different forms of stress and anxiety management
  • Rearrange the furniture in your home
  • Work on your finances by planning for the future – set savings goals, figure out where you can save money, etc.
  • Take a few moments to just sit alone with your thoughts
  • Learn how to use a new app like Photoshop or Final Cut
  • Go for a long walk
  • Listen to a new podcast
  • Better yet, start your own podcast
  • Take on freelancing opportunities if possible
  • Learn all the words to your favorite rap songs
  • Try doing common things – writing, brushing your teeth – with your non-dominant hand
  • Get a plant to tend to
  • Go listen to all the new music you haven’t had time for
  • Learn a new word every day and try to use it in casual conversation
  • Catch up on sleep
  • Visit zoos, museums, and aquariums digitally. Many have webcams streaming live daily, like the Georgia Aquarium
  • Have an indoor picnic
  • Make your own crossword puzzles and challenge your family to solve them
  • Work on a new crafting project
  • Play charades
  • Read a new article about an interesting topic every day
  • Browse homes for sale online

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