This Pandemic limited everyone’s movement, and some of your planned activities might have been canceled. Staying at home all the time might get boring if you don’t have anything else to do aside from eating, sleeping, working, or studying.
Sometimes doing something different to break the boredom is what you need. These things do not need to be something grand or expensive. You have to be creative and imaginative when you try doing some fun activities inside your house or in your backyard.
Here are some activities that may be fun for everyone:
1. Water Balloons
It is always a fun activity to play with water in your backyard. You can buy water balloons and play, divide yourselves into teams, and set your rules. Anyone who will get hit loses, and the team with the least points will get punishments. Play as if you are back to being kids. Play with your friends or your family, either way; it would be so much fun playing like kids over the weekend.
2. Dance Challenge
With social media, there have been a lot of fun challenges that you and your friends can do. You can choose to do a dance challenge, video yourselves, and upload it to your social media accounts. It will be fun to dance with friends and family. Show off that TikTok dance skills and maybe even ask your social media friends and followers to like your video. You can also choose if you will dance seriously or not, either way, it will surely be fun.
3. Pretend You Are In A Band
It is always cool to hang with people who can play any instrument. It makes you look so cool and awesome. It may sound silly, but you can play pretend and dress up like a big shot member of a famous band. Post it on your social media account and check your friends’ and followers’ reactions. You can even take a video of yourself playing an instrument and rocking out a song. Go ahead and try it. Singing can relieve stress, and it also calms the soul.
4. Try A New Recipe
If you are not gifted with excellent skills in cooking, this could be an adventure for you. Check out how to cook one of your favorite dishes online and surprise yourself, your friends, or your family with your cooking skills. If you know your way around the kitchen, trying a famous recipe from a famous chef or restaurant in town can be your challenge for the day.
5. Science Experiments
Many do-it-yourself science experiments have gone viral, and it made kids and kids at heart curious if they could do it too. You can do this with your kids to experience how a science experiment is done or do this with friends. You can choose to experiment per day for a week or a month; it would keep the boredom away while doing these things every day.
6. Go To The Beach and Get A Tan
The beach is always an excellent idea. Swimming with friends and family at the beach is fun. Bring some food to grill and eat while basking under the sun. A beach is a relaxing place that can break your dull stay at home. Go out, but still observe health protocols and enjoy the sun, the sea, and the sand. Make sandcastles or play beach volleyball. You can also ride a Jet Ski or even a parasail; these things that you can do at the beach will always be a great memory and fun activity for a day.
7. Learn A New Hobby
You can learn a new hobby and do it to break the routine. You can start knitting, cooking, clay modeling, resin making, cross-stitching, or any sports that need a team. This can bring out the creative soul in you, and you can make your masterpiece with your new hobby. Showcase it at your home, and it can be a conversation starter. If you have kids at home who are glued to their phones and tablets, enroll your kids in ballroom classes. This is an excellent way for them to socialize and interact with other kids.
8. Revamp Your Room
This can be a simple task that you can finish in a day. Having a new look for your room can bring a fresh feeling or change to the atmosphere. You can make your room look bigger by creating a space, cleaning it up to make a fresher atmosphere, adding a poster, changing your wall décor, repaint your bedroom, placing a rug, or changing your sheets. You can decide how your room can look cozier and more comfortable than before.
9. Start A Healthier Lifestyle
Having a healthier lifestyle can be filled with fun daily activities like jogging, biking, weightlifting, aerobics, yoga, cardio exercises, strength training, and any other available exercise. Apart from being a fun activity, this will change your lifestyle and make you healthier. Having a healthier lifestyle extends your life, and you will get to do more things with your loved ones in the future.
Traveling is a great activity to do whether you travel to another country or visit a different state. You can do many activities when you travel, like experience the food, the culture, visit a museum, see a historical site, or anything that the place offers. This is a great experience and will give you a breather from the everyday stress that this Pandemic has brought you.
Doing something fun can be done individually or with friends and family. You start with something simple, cook for them, and read your kids some stories, or just Netflix and chill. Some activities may require more time and practice, like having a new hobby or doing science experiments. All these things can guarantee some fun and enjoyment to break the routine and boredom at home.