By now, most of us are done our spring cleaning and have exhausted our streaming services.
If you're looking for something new to help you stay occupied in your apartment, we've got five fun ideas.
1. Tour a museum or go to the Opera
There are free virtual tours of museums all over the world, and viewable concerts available throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Tour the British Museum.
- Visit Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Korea, or the Van Gogh Museum through Google Arts & Culture.
- New York's Metropolitan Opera offers free digital shows.
Stay fit while staying home by trying some low-impact workouts that are quick and safe to do in your apartment.
- Fitness Blender has a low impact cardio workout.
- Try MadFit's 10 minute cardio fat burning workout.
- Give Pilates a try with Pilates for Beginners.
Reading is a great way to pass the time. If you're low on books, you can check out an ebook through your local library with the Libby, Hoopla, or Cloud Library apps. If you don't have a library card, most libraries are offering free cards over the phone.
- Find free e-books on Goodreads or Bookbub.
- Buy ebooks on Kindle or Kobo.
- Kids ebooks are available on Raz-Kids and Epic!.
- As long as schools are closed, Audible is offering free access to their entire library.
4. Crafts and games
Get creative and make up some games using items in your apartment.
- Create an Angry Birds game by cutting paper towel and toilet paper rolls into different sizes, then stack them in a structure (add cardboard pieces, cut from cereal boxes, to use as floors for stacking). Make birds with wool and use them to knock the structures down.
- Sock games are a fun way to repurpose old socks. Ball up socks and try one of these fun activities: Sock Catch, Sock Bocce, or Sock Golf.
- Make a fun game with an egg carton, some string, and a tinfoil ball.
5. Pick up a new hobby
Fill your days by learning a new skill: