Fun Activities You Can Do While Stuck At Home

fun activities while stuck at home

Utilize TikTok and Dance

Being locked at home has made people explore more things to do, with one of these things being the popular social media app TikTok. TikTok videos offer a few seconds of entertainment, which people use to make funny videos or dance challenges. If you are bored and need new content to browse or learning a dance by following other people’s challenges, TikTok is definitely an app worth checking out. 


If you are an avid book enthusiast, chances are that you often used to stop by book sales or yard sales and picked up a few books in a spur of the moment kind of mentality. All book readers have a backlog of some sort, whether it be in the tens or the hundreds of unread and untouched books. With all the time in the world, why not read a book instead of muttering “I am bored” every so often.

Learn to Cook or Bake

Many people still have difficulty picking up ingredients and a recipe and cooking their own food. If you find that you still have a tough time gathering the strength or confidence to make your own food, the lockdown is the perfect time to learn a new skill. Who knows, you may even find it as a fun thing you can do daily. Plus, who doesn’t love food?

Learn a Language Using Apps

The internet has blessed us with so many technological advancements, with one of these being easy access to resources and learning materials. Why not learn Japanese, Spanish, or the language of a country you wish to live in one day? Apps like Duolingo provide easy and simple lessons to get better at learning a language at a good pace.

Establish a Pillow Fort, Just Like the Old Days

There is really no reason why you shouldn’t build a pillow fort or a blanket tent. No matter what age you are, this is a fun thing you can do when bored, and may even be therapeutic when you bring a cup of hot chocolate and play calming music while reading a book.

Utilize Free Video Games on your Computer or Devices

Games like Fortnite are extremely fun and are free on all devices, so whether you are on your phone or laptop, you can jump into a survival match against 99 other people without limits. Other games like Call Of Duty have found their free-to-play niche as well, so go and try them out!

Hone Your Art Skills and Practice

Art is something that we wish we all had time to do before lockdown. Now that time is in seemingly endless supply, it may be time to start doodling, or bring out paints and a canvas to create something instead of wasting time doing nothing. Art is also therapeutic and can help with mindfulness and creativity.

Learn an Instrument and Make Music

Online courses for music exist for free on YouTube, so take advantage of all the time at your disposal to try an instrument and make music. This might be something that you have been missing out on, and could perhaps be a future project venture if you get good at it.

Try Gardening and Decorating Your House

Gardening is extremely therapeutic, as you’re dealing with the outdoors and fresh air. Plant a mini crop garden that you can use in your cooking recipes or grow small plants to be placed inside your house. Sunny days outside will give you a good source of Vitamin D, which will keep your mood up.


It is easy to get bored inside the confines of your house, which is why it is recommended that you try something new and keep busy. This way, you will emerge from quarantine with a new skillset. 

At Bored A lot, we have a wide selection of resources on things to do when you are bored. Cabin fever is hitting so many people, so we help you to utilize the resources available on the internet!

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