50 Things to do While Quarantined


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Keeping busy while in quarantine can be difficult. Keeping hopes up in these scary times is key. Photo courtesy of Alexey_Hulsov

Olivia Semple, Staffer

Staying indoors and lacking social interaction can undoubtedly start to take a toll on someone. “When I feel lonely I like to call my friends or grandma,” Ashley Chiolero (10) said,” It helps me feel less alone.” Running out of things to do happens quicker than one might think, so I have compiled a list of 50 things to do while stuck in quarantine. 

  1. Make a new playlist
  2. Pamper yourself (do a facemask, etc.)
  3. Write to a loved one
  4. Watch a movie
  5. Read a new book
  6. Call someone
  7. Play an instrument
  8. Catch up on work
  9. Plan a dream vacation
  10. Do a puzzle
  11. Interact with a loved one face to face (if possible)
  12. Text your ex (be careful about it)
  13. Learn a new language
  14. Memorize a song or poem
  15. Meditate
  16. Find a new celeb crush
  17. Write thank-you notes
  18. Play a board game
  19. Organize your stationery
  20. Sort through your closet
  21. Bake
  22. Cook
  23. Try a new drink 
  24. Watch Oscar-Winning films
  25. Knit 
  26. Paint something 
  27. Try to dry a friend
  28. Take a bubble bath 
  29. Write a short story 
  30. Write a memoir 
  31. Build a fort 
  32. Start a new show 
  33. Try a new makeup look
  34. Attempt a new hairstyle
  35. Curl your hair
  36. Redecorate your room
  37. Make a photo book
  38. Edit some photos
  39. Make a mini-movie
  40. Make coffee
  41. Make ice cream 
  42. Invent a new sandwich
  43. Indoor scavenger hunt 
  44. Go on a bike ride
  45.  Spend time with a pet
  46. Learn a tik tok dance
  47. Go viral
  48. Teach your dog a trick
  49. Legos!
  50. Stretch and workout

Remember to try and stay healthy! It can seem so easy to curl up in bed, but keep in shape! Enjoy your time off! “We will be back in school quicker than you think, cherish this time,” Ashlynn Tyson (10) said.