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67 Activities you can do with your kids while you are on lock down with the Coronavirus quarantine

Fun activities you can do with your kids and family at home…

Oh my gosh, the kids are home from school due to the Coronavirus for who knows how long, and they are probably driving you crazy. Right!

Everyone is crammed into one household and you may be at your wit’s end trying to keep them busy so you can work from home or just keep your sanity.

But this is also a time where you can come together and have fun and build memories.

Here are 67 awesome ideas for activities you can do with your kids (and family) that will help.

When I was a kid, we didn’t have electronics or virtual anything for that matter. We got creative and played with our dolls and made up games.

As a mom and a grandma, AKA GiGi. I want to share things you can do with your kiddos to help you get through the Coronavirus crisis. But most importantly build memories during the tough times.

Activities to do with the kiddos

  1. Draw a picture
  2. Decorate your room or actually clean it first. LOL!
  3. Build something using wood (You can get free plans online to build just about anything)
  4. Build a model dragon
  5. Make paracord bracelets to give to friends or sell online
  6. Make a coffee table photo book. Example: a memoir of a favorite pet, a family vacation, a book of their life (baby picture to now)
  7. Learn how to Draw Art for Kids Hub
  8. Start your own youtube channel
  9. 100 things to do with your kids and resources https://www.yaktrinews.com/100-things-to-do-with-your-kids-during-coronavirus-closures/
  10. Create a puppet show using old socks
  11. Read them a book
  12. Make decorations, curate a playlist, and throw a family dance party, Here’s one my grandkids created
  13. Try a new cookie or cake recipe
  14. Build a treehouse
  15. Go camping in the living room
  16. Play board games
  17. Make an indoor garden
  18. Make Ice cream in a bag
  19. Video game to play with your kids
  20. Dress up in your best clothes and have a fancy dinner.
  21. Make slime. Instructions here.
  22. Make a piñata. Instructions here.
  23. Make and blow bubbles. Instructions here.
  24. Make rock candy. Instructions here.
  25. Have an indoor picnic.
  26. Make ice cream in a bag. Recipe here.
  27. Virtual Kids camp To Cool For School
  28. Have a scavenger hunt
  29. Play hide-and-seek with objects (one person hides them; others have to find them)
  30. Use Face Time, Google Hangout, Skype to have a virtual playdate


  1. Have them help with chores around the house
  2. Teach them how to cook a meal
  3. Prepare dinner together
  4. Listen to an audiobook or podcast.
  5. Virtual games with their friends online
  6. Read a book
  7. Create their own YouTube channel
  8. Build Legos
  9. Write a bucket list of things they want to do
  10. Make a music video
  11. Create a website
  12. Learn to play an instrument
  13. Teach your pet a new trick.
  14. Use Face Time, Google Hangout, Skype to talk to your friends
  15. Write a story or start a novel


  1. Paint the porch: https://artzyfartzycreations.com/how-to-paint-old-tile-to-look-fresh-and-new/
  2. Paint some furniture: https://artzyfartzycreations.com/dirty-pour/
  3. Paint a fun wall in the kids’ bedroom with leftover paint: https://artzyfartzycreations.com/fun-kids-room/
  4. Make decorative hardware for your cabinets and furniture (complete with video instructions)
  5. Organize your closets
  6. Organize your kitchen cabinets
  7. Take this time to do spring cleaning
  8. Listen to an audiobook or podcast
  9. Take a nap
  10. Learn how to paint your walls with common household items FREE eBook
  11. Have a pamper day with your daughter, paint your nails, do a facial
  12. Spend quality time with the kids (do things with them)


  1. Watch a sporting event with the kids
  2. Watch a family movie with the kids
  3. Have bible time reading scriptures
  4. Teach them how to fix things around the house
  5. Build a model airplane with them
  6. Daughter Daddy date night (cook a meal with them)
  7. Tell jokes (Alexa will tell you funny jokes)
  8. Teach them how to use tools and gadgets
  9. Paly a board game with them
  10. Ask the kids what they want to do

For Moms & Dads who have lost their jobs

This might be a good time to start your own business

  1. Customer Service Representative
  2. Data Entry Specialist
  3. Recruiting Coordinator
  4. Proofreader
  5. Writer / Blogger
  6. Transcriptionist
  7. Graphic designer
  8. Web Designer
  9. Start your own virtual paly date for others to enjoy
  10. Virtual Assistant
  11. Online Teacher / Tutor
  12. 50 business ideas for the 50+ women
  13. Turn your hobby into a business in 30 days

Get creative, build memories and enjoy your family. Take advantage of the time you have together.

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67 Ideas to keep your kids busy while theyre home on quarantine

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