Ever thought of any fun activities at home with your family during this COVID-19 lockdown or even before this pandemic? Everyday life is full of homogeneous events which creates boredom sometimes, and people start to hate what they are doing in daily routine. Some fun events at home are necessary, or you can say compulsory in everyday life so, as to live a happy and healthy life. Boredom can make you stuck in a place from where you can feel impossible to get out.
Fun Activities at Home are Must!
People do many creative things to overcome their boredom, i.e. some do photography others read books, even making a kitchen garden is an excellent past time activity. Happiness comes in small packages, so one does not have to buy it with money. Try these fun activities at home without going anywhere and with a little investment and in some cases almost without spending a single penny.
1. Make Homemade Greeting Cards – Kids Will Love This Fun Activity
Making Cards while sharing creative ideas with your family members is a healthy past time. This type of creative activity not only makes your mind refresh but also, you can pass on greetings or even suggestive messages to your family members, which you often miss to convey them due to busy lifestyle during regular days. Doing it with your kids can make this activity more fun and inspiring because sometimes kids think out of the box. So, next time whenever you are free, do this with your kids.
2. Make a Playlist of your Favorite Songs from Teenage
While sitting alone or feeling like useless, one can rearrange and remember all those old songs which were on their playlist years before. This can make you remember the memories associated with these songs and give you a chance to smile reminding those random moments. Also, if you are a mom to a teenager it would be more fun doing it together. Sharing your teenage experiences, favourites, likes and dislikes is going to open a new gateway to your parenting skills and will be altogether a new experience to you both, so must try this once.
3. Increase your Vocabulary – Educational Fun Activity at Home for Kids
One can enhance his/her vocabulary of the languages of their choice. You can learn different words on a daily basis and can also enlist those words regularly in a notebook and can make yourself feel proud of you. Even you can learn different flowers or animals’ names which do not exist in your country and enhance your general knowledge. But doing this together with your family especially with your kids is going to benefit educationally too as well as your child will explore a new fun way of learning. I find it one of the best fun activities at home with my family.
4. Improve your Diet – One of the Best Fun Activities to Involve Family Members
While in a dull and hectic routine, one can work on his/her daily meal plans. In everyday routine life, we often forget about nutrition, which is essential for our family and us. You can make separate meal plans for the family members and make their diet a healthy one. Suggestions of the family members are also welcomed to make them engaged with you. Cooking is food engineering, there are a lot of recipes you can explore with your family. Try to cook something with your kids and spouse, you can even plan a healthy cooking contest to make it more fun.
5. Organize your Closet With Your Teenager and Enjoy the Fun
While on a roller coaster ride of daily routine, one must take out some time for their messy closet. Google is full of ideas on “How to rearrange your messy closet”. One must take advantage of that and do the cleaning of the closet occasionally; this can make you feel satisfied as well while working on your own and learning some creative ideas for respacing the closet. Doing this household chore is a tedious job and it seems more like a job than fun, but when you do it with your family it changes the aspect of a chore. In a nutshell, you can make it an enjoyable activity while doing it with your family members.
6. Learning of Different Courses – Fun in Learning!
One can join various online classes of different courses which includes; learning different Languages, graphic/web designing, data analysis software learning, makeup learning, photography/ videography or even painting and many more like that of your interest. These are not only for you, but you can also enrol your kids to his favourite hobby classes, you can sit with him, make him understand, in simple words your involvement can make things fun and educational both.
7. Organize the Pantry – Involve Everyone in the Family to Make the Fun Worth!
It doesn’t sound so fun, when you do it all alone, it can be irritating, tiring and tedious, but when you involve your kids and spouse, it can turn into a fun environment. One can have a sigh of relief when we see our pantry well organized plus clean. It helps everyone in the family to pick things from an organised pantry without creating a mess. Every once in a while, one must take time for pantry items rearrangement.
8. Organizing your Book Shelves and Tables – Let The Kid Lead!
Ahh, it looks tiresome to search a book of your choice from a messy piled up bookshelf or to find an important document from scattered papers on your table. One can kill boredom by rearranging the bookshelves and tables. You can apply creative ideas from google or YouTube. Doing it alone is not advisable here, again do it with your family, in this way things will be done quickly and precisely, also it will be a guide for them to understand how things are done or how to keep table or shelves clean. When family involves in such work, a lot of things family discussion goes on, parents get a good time and platform to share their stories. So, next time, give it a shot!
9. Arrange a Spa altogether to Enjoy the Fun Activity
What a soothing feeling it is to be in an aroma of scented candles and have a hot bath, clean-up for facial, a hand or a foot massage. One can prepare for this once in a while with her best friend or sister. Just lit up the room with scented candles, be relaxed with a hot bath, a massage and make yourself feel to be in a comfy salon with no disturbance at all. Doing it with girlfriends or siblings is definitely a fun activity.
10. Write Letters or Emails to Your Loved Ones
Just remember the good old days of childhood where we used to write letters to our friends or even to our grandparents. Don’t let yourself feel old and make up some free time to write to your loved ones. Maybe they also make out their time to reply back to you. Take time out to try out some of these fun activities at home for yourself, it’s you who needs fun time for yourself and for your family. No one will ask you to take out time for you except for you. So why not now, as who knows what’s hidden in future.
Life is boring if there is no fun in it, doing things on your own sometimes makes things tedious, but when a family is involved while doing something, it can make a tiring work into a fun activity. So try these above fun activities at home and share your views with us.