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42 Things to Do While Bored at Home

April 8, 2020 No Comments

Whether or not you’re working from home, drinking from home, or studying from home, we all have one thing in common: we’re bored at home. Here’s some ideas for things you can do to waste some time in the day. Until tomorrow… (hoping y’all got my reference to that terrible Instagram trend.

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⁃ Explore museums all around the world, some of my faves are: 

British Museum, Musée d’OrsayVan Gogh Museum, and MoMA.

⁃ Live stream the Northern Lights (although, every time I’ve looked, all I see is

grey skies and a lot of wind).

⁃ Learn new skills on Skillshare.

⁃ Write down your short-term and long-term goals.

⁃ Start a gratitude journal.

⁃ Take some free online college courses.

– Become a Princess in PJs exploring castles from the comfort of your bed, my faves

are: VersaillesBuckingham PalaceEdinburgh Castle, and Schönbrunn Palace.

– Visit Machu Picchu, Easter Island, and countless other places you’ve already visited

or always wanted to go to, thanks to Google Arts & Culture.

-Listen to some Podcasts, I’ve been loving: The Morning Toast, TSC Him & Her,

Breaking Beauty, My Favorite Murder, and LadyGang.



⁃ Try Gem Art, an extremely therapeutic activity that I’ve become addicted to.

⁃ Pull out some coloring books.

⁃ Make a DIY Terrarium to bring some life into your home.

⁃ Make a vision board (comment down below if you want to see my attempt).

⁃ Become a photographer and make a collage with your new pics.

⁃ Knit a scarf.

– Learn calligraphy and use it to write letters to friends.

– Fine tune your sketching skills with Mo Willems.

– Make yourself some new jewelry.

– Start a time capsule to open up in 10 years (aka when this quarantine will finally end).

– Make a cardboard castle (and no, you don’t need kids to do this one).


⁃ Hang with the whole group on Houseparty.

– Play Words with Friends or Scattergories.

-Learn a new language together on Duolingo.

-Have a virtual dinner (themed costumes required)

-Watch a movie together on Netflix Party.

-Make a group Spotify playlist.


DIY At-Home Facial, Panasonic Nano Facial Steamer

⁃ Give yourself a manicure (for extra strong nails, I use Dip Powder).

– Rejuvenate your skin with an at-home facial.

– Give yourself a Drybar-level blowout.

– Learn new makeup looks from YouTubers, my faves are: Kaushal Beauty

Roxette Arisa, and Bella Fiori.

– Meditate with Headspace

– Do an at-home workouts with ClassPass.

– Go on a walk (safely).

– Learn Tik-Tok dances (even if you don’t want to film them, they are great workouts).

– Make a floral arrangement.

– Set up an indoor beach (if possible).

– Cook a new recipe, I’m loving Cravings by Chrissy Teigan and True Roots by Kristin Cavallari.

– Organize your closet like Marie Kondo.

-Build a fort.

Obviously, you don’t have to do all of these or any of these, but hopefully they got your gears started and will help you think of some ideas for things you’d like to do while stuck at home! Comment down below iif you think of any so that I can try them out too!

XOXO, Mackenzie


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