Have Fun While Social Distancing

Social Distancing can make you go stir-crazy, that is why we have come up with a list to entertain your brain (or even your kids)! Here is a list of 100 ways to have fun with your kids without spending a lot of money!

Best of all, all of these are stay-at-home friendly! Use this as inspiration and add for own ideas:

 

  1. Have a reading marathon.
  2. Write stories together.
  3. Play soccer.
  4. Paint or draw together.
  5. Create a fort in your living room out of blankets or cardboard boxes.
  6. Go on a hike.
  7. Have a sunset picnic in your backyard or a nearby park.
  8. Play board games.
  9. Play kickball.
  10. Get up early, pack breakfast, and have a sunrise breakfast outside.
  11. Go to a museum (virtually or in real life).
  12. Go to a playground or play in your back yard.
  13. Play hide-and-seek.
  14. Have a pillow fight.
  15. Ride bikes.
  16. Build sandcastles or make mud pies.
  17. Rent a movie and make popcorn.
  18. Tell stories.
  19. Have a scavenger hunt.
  20. Make mazes or puzzles for each other to solve.
  21. Play card games.
  22. Garden together.
  23. Bake cookies (let the kids help).
  24. Decorate a pair of shoes.
  25. Explore the library (virtually or in real life).
  26. Create a collage.
  27. Create a blog together.
  28. Create a scrapbook.
  29. Make a movie using a video recorder (your cellphone is fine) and computer.
  30. Learn to play music.
  31. Finger paint.
  32. Make play dough from scratch.
  33. Make homemade mini pizzas.
  34. Buy popsicles.
  35. Make hand-painted T-shirts.
  36. Set up a hammock, make lemonade, relax.
  37. Go to a pool or, if you can’t go to a pool,  jump in a sprinkler or have a water balloon fight in your yard.
  38. Visit a zoo (virtually or in real life), and make up imaginary stories about the animals.
  39. Visit family (virtually or in real life).
  40. Write letters to family.
  41. Paint or decorate the kids’ room.
  42. Make milkshakes.
  43. Play freeze tag.
  44. Create a scavenger hunt (leaving clues around the house or yard).
  45. Decorate a pair of jeans.
  46. Do a science experiment.
  47. Play games online.
  48. Teach kids how to play checkers or chess.
  49. Learn magic tricks.
  50. Create a family book, with information and pictures about each family member.
  51. Fly kites.
  52. Have a dance-off.
  53. Make dinner together, let the kids pick the menu.
  54. Volunteer.
  55. Go through your stuff and find items to donate to charity.
  56. Compete in a three-legged or other race.
  57. Create an obstacle course.
  58. Pitch a tent and sleep outside (or inside if the weather isn’t right for outdoor sleeping).
  59. Roast marshmallows.
  60. Play loud music and dance crazy.
  61. Write and produce a play (to perform before other family members).
  62. Paint each other’s faces.
  63. Have a water balloon fight.
  64. Have a foam dart gun fight.
  65. Explore your yard and look for insects.
  66. Go for a walk and explore the neighborhood.
  67. Go jogging.
  68. Take pictures of nature.
  69. Play a trivia game.
  70. Make up trivia questions about each other.
  71. Make hot cocoa.
  72. Play house.
  73. Decorate the house with decorations you make.
  74. Make popsicles.
  75. Play school.
  76. Do shadow puppets.
  77. Make a comic book.
  78. Play in the rain or snow.
  79. Make mud pies.
  80. Blow bubbles.
  81. Take turns saying tongue twisters.
  82. Sing songs.
  83. Tell ghost stories in the dark with a flashlight.
  84. Build stuff with Legos.
  85. Give kids a bubble bath.
  86. Play with squirt guns.
  87. Play video games together.
  88. Play wiffleball.
  89. Play football.
  90. Build a snow fort (if permitted).
  91. Bake a cake and decorate it.
  92. Play dress-up.
  93. Thumb-wrestle, play mercy, or have a tickle fight.
  94. Make a gingerbread house, or decorate gingerbread men.
  95. Learn and tell each other jokes.
  96. Play basketball.
  97. Learn to juggle.
  98. Walk barefoot in the grass and pick flowers.
  99. Build paper airplanes and have a flying contest.

100.Prank call grandparents, using disguised, humorous voices.

 

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