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Things to Do While Staying At Home during Coronavirus Lockdown

Coronavirus Lockdown

COVID-19 is sweeping all across the globe for the last 3 months. More than 10,000 deaths have reported among nearly 250,000 reported cases. It began in China and spreading all over the world. Italy, Iran, Germany, Spain, USA, France, and South Korea are the countries with most cases. World Health Organization has declared Coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.

All the people are advised to stay safe at home and take the precautious steps such as washing hands, wearing masks, not touching the face, keep the distance from the person who seems have symptoms of any sickness, contact the hospital if any symptoms are found, and stay at home. Staying at home during covid-19 is being referred with self-isolation and self-quarantine. Well, most of the people hoped that staying at home would be fun and they can do “Netflix and Chill,” but things are getting worse.

All the public places are closed. Museums, parks, sports events, sports tournaments, concerts, theaters are called off by the order of the government. Due to the contagious virus, people are advised to stay at home but for some people staying at home can be boring as there are limited activities do to. Here we have gathered some activities that you can do while staying at home amid coronavirus outbreak to fight boredom.

Important: Before finding and doing some fun activities you need to be aware of the circumstances happening in your neighborhood and across the world due to coronavirus. And, spend some quality time with your loved ones if you are with your family but avoid any large gathering.

Watch movies

Humans have tendencies to do opposite things that we are told to do. When everything was normal and the world was at peace we wanted to be at home but now we fee boredom at home. In this case, you and the family can watch some movies related to the things going on right now.

Movies to watch during coronavirus outbreak

  1. Flu (2013)
  2. Contagion (2011)
  3. Quarantine 1 & 2 (2008, 2011)
  4. Virus (2019)
  5. The Road (2009)
  6. World War Z (2013)
  7. Outbreak (1995)
  8. 28 Days Later (2002)

Read Books

Well, this is one of the cliché things we would suggest to you. But if reading is your thing then here are the books that you should read while staying at home to fight COVID-19 boredom.

  1. My Year of Rest and Relaxation
  2. Fleishman Is In Trouble
  3. Free Food for Millionaires
  4. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
  5. Independence Day
  6. A Little Life
  7. Behold the Dreamers
  8. The Prisoner in His Palace: Saddam Hussein, His American Guards, and What History Leaves Unsaid
  9. Ohio
  10. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin

You can’t get these books from the store right now but a digital copy is the best option.

Play some games

The best games to play during self-isolation amid coronavirus outbreak

  1. The Last of Us Remastered
  2. Plague Inc
  3. Red Dead Redemption 2
  4. Dark Souls: Remastered
  5. The Witcher 3
  6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  7. Pokemon Sword and Shield
  8. The Sims 4
  9. Ring Fit Adventure
  10. Football Manager 2020

Activities to do with kids during coronavirus

If you have kids then you can’t just read the book on your own. Remember kids get bored easy so you have to do some activities with them.

  1. Play some boards games
  2. Play some music instruments if it doesn’t create a nuisance
  3. Watch photos of last vacations
  4. Play video games or movies with them
  5. If you have a pet then let them play with kids
  6. Paintings
  7. Cook some good stuff

Other activities

What other activities you can do sitting at home during coronavirus

  1. Watch TV series or movies that you are waiting to watch for a long time
  2. Meditate
  3. Start or write blogs
  4. Write about your experience during self-quarantine
  5. Explore your other hobbies staying indoors
  6. Learn some new thing online
  7. Spend some quality time with your friends
  8. Make some TikTok videos
  9. Learn some new language
  10. Try some new foods (we are talking about cooking not ordering)
  11. Exercise – Don’t let the fat get over to your muscles in this period
  12. Drink lots of water and get lots sleep – Don’t disrupt your sleep schedule
  13. Re-watch Friends and The Office TV show

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So these are some of the activities you can do staying at home during the COVID-19 outbreak. If you are into some other activities then tell us about them in the comment box. How do you tackle with boredom while staying at home during this “coronavirus-blessed” unwanted break?

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