Due to coronavirus many places which are a Daily part of our life have not opened yet. As a precautionary measure, the parts of India are still in a Half-lockdown rather taking Stress thinking about the Situation make use of this Time and treat it as a opportunity to spend quality time with your family by leaving all the stress behind enjoy this moment. If you are bored already and wondering how to spend these lockdown days, try out these fun indoor activities that will make your bond stronger with your family members at the Same time help you Relaxing and finding Peace.
Start Exercising Together :-
Sitting at Home whole day increases Tons of weight so why not start practicing some healthy habits with your family it’s a fun way to make children know the importance of physical activities from simple exercises such as :- Jumping, to advanced Exercises you can easily try it all.
Exercising everyday maybe Boring at Home If this you can make your own Week Days such as :- Dance Workout day, Zumba Day etc. and include something which Challenging and Fun at the same time. This activity has numerous benefits to it, By practicing this on a Daily basis you’re involving in a Healthy Lifestyle and Having Fun at the Same time.
Play Indoor-Games :-
Indoor-Games are pretty much Under-rated, Here, We are not talking about playing Fifa/ Candy Crush. But we are talking about the long forgotten Indoor-Games. If you think that playing Indoor-Games is no Fun they follow these Steps :-
- Go to your Balcony/ Store-room.
- Pick up your Childhood best friends (Games) you will definitely find them all in Dust.
- Clean off the Dust from your Ludo and Carom board, Chess board or what not.
- Keep your Mobile phone aside, call your Parents, Siblings and start playing.
In this way, You will remember your Forgotten Love for playing Indoor-Games with your Family.
Playing Indoor-Games, is not only about Passing Time it’s also about Remembering the Passed time and living back to the memories and Creating more out of them.
Cooking Together :-
Remember, That Time when you were a child and love to help your Mommy. So, Why not Now? In Lockdown, We all are Bored because we are not going to our Office, College etc. but Your Mother/ Wife The Lady of the House is not having a Good time, Maid is not going nor other Food demands are stopping, So why not take a small step to helping her. Cooking maybe no Fun to you but Trust me Cooking together is a lot of Fun.
Imagine cooking a Simple but delicious meal together This experience would be a Lifetime one. This is a Great activity for keeping our bodies working and our taste buds Happy. Instead of cooking a simple meal you can also try cooking some different dishes. In this way, You will be able to keep yourself Busy at the same time Giving the Lady of the House a Break.
The Family who Cleans together
- Cleaning has multiple benefits to it, It releases Stress, Passes time and Lastly, Who doesn’t love A neat and clean house. This is a Great and productive activity for the Whole Family to do, you can also try giving some Make-overs to your House. It doesn’t need to be necessarily a Big one, It can be small changes such as :- Changing the position of your Sofa/ Setting up a new Kitchen.
Eat meals Together :-
As cooking together is Fun same way eating together is surprisingly so much Fun. Keep your electronics aside, Have a Good Meal-time with your Family. Switch off that TV and Mobile and enjoy some Heartily chit-chat time with your Family, you can make it more enjoyable by adding a sweet desert in the End.
Have a Movie night:-
Nothing is better than a Good movie night at Home after having a Work from Home tiring Day, Make a Home-Theatre like experience by Switching off the Lights, Turn on the volume High, Have your Favourite Snacks at your side and watch a movie Together.
Family Talks :-
Man is a social animal no matter What we do we tend to get bored and crave for Social conversations, It can be with our Friends, Relatives, Office colleagues. Thanks to Internet we can keep in touch with our Beloved ones even being Indoor. Go and Call some relatives or childhood friends whom you haven’t talk since Long. In this way Your Social bonds will be Stronger than never before and your Boredom will be Cured .
Play Virtual Games with Family and Friends :-
When you are at your Home having no connection with others, You can still enjoy by playing Virtual Games together like :- Charades on a Zoom call / Playing Ludo with your Friends. You can also organize Family competitions virtually Like :- Singing competition, Dancing competition etc. Trust me It would some much Fun.
Live your Memories again :-
This is activity is filled with Nostalgic Feelings, Go to your room Cup-board and look for Our Treasure Bag, I am sure It won’t take you long to find it. Open the Bag and you get ready to be in a ocean of emotions, Definitely, I am talking about Looking at Family Album! This article would be so unjustified and incomplete without this activity, Looking at our favourite Family photos and Remembering those time is such as Great thing to do during this Time. Where we are unable to Smile, The smile and Happiness you will experience after reliving those Memories will be Priceless.
Indulge in Self-Care :-
We all have heard about this Term Self-Care but what is family-care , Basically It is what we used to in our childhood, i.e Oiling each other’s hair / Applying a Home remedy and relaxing. During these times we are not able to take care if our Skin and Hair since, Salons are closed So, why not open a Family-salon and Try some Desi Nuskhe ( Homemade remedies)
These were some of the Fun and Interesting activities to do in Lock-down. Activities are Endless but not the Time. So, Live Fully leave your worries behind and have Fun. Don’t forget to mention Your newly formed Rituals at Home in the comment box. Stay Indoors Stay Safe.