At the moment, it might feel impossible to keep your family entertained while in lockdown – especially if you have younger children with little to no attention span. But don’t worry, there are lots of fun activities that you can enjoy together.
With the way that the world is currently, it’s of course good to have a routine each day. But there are activities for you to all take part in once homeschooling has come to an end or on the weekend when you have more free time.
If you’re stuck for inspiration, here are 5 different activities that you could try throughout this quarantine period!
Organize a Quiz!
When was the last time that you and your family enjoyed a quiz together? A great start to a full-on game night or on its own, a quiz gets everyone thinking and brings you all together for a few hours. Whether you create the quiz or use one that’s already been posted online, it’s bound to go down a hit!
If you’re creating one yourself, you could also include different parts to it, including film/tv questions, food and drink themed-questions, general knowledge, anagrams (using a word scrambler), etc. to make it extraordinary.
Kids love to get creative, and now is the perfect time to do this! Whether you get the paint pots out and create masterpieces with your kids, color in or create out-of-this-world sculptures with play-doh, it’s a wonderful way to spend a few hours! A unique activity that will get them away from the screen, they’ll love what they can create.
Although this might seem like an obvious one – it’s still worth a mention! During quarantine, why not create delicious cupcakes, pizzas or types of food as a family. The feeling when you eat your own delectable creations will be unlike anything you’ve experienced before. With so many different recipes to choose from online, you can spend countless hours cooking or baking up a storm!
Do Some Gardening
When the weather is nice throughout this time, go out and get green-fingered with your family! Whether you plant some vegetables or flowers, declutter the yard or do another gardening activity it will be fun for everyone. Plus, being outside in the fresh air in your own garden is one of the healthiest things that you can do right now.
Have a Movie Night
After a packed and full-on week of homeschooling, it’s a good idea to arrange a night of rest and relaxation for your family. Which is where a movie night can come in! All snuggle up on the couch, make some popcorn or other tasty snacks and watch your favorite movie together. The perfect way to spend an evening, you’ll wake up the next morning ready for what the weekend brings you!
So, there you go! Those are 5 activities that you can enjoy as a family while in quarantine. What you decide to do during the next few months, of course, is up to you. But whatever you choose, you’re bound to create unforgettable memories that will last a lot longer than this lockdown period!