Top 10 Fun Quarantine Activities For Adults & Kids!!

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Hello there! ๐Ÿ˜€ Are you about ready to pull out your hair from staying home? Well, you can breathe easy because I compiled this list of Quarantine Activities with you in mind! ๐Ÿ˜€

But first, I have a confession to make….

 

You see, when the year started I had all these content and travel plans that I was pretty excited about. Then Covid-19 happened!

Like with many people in the world, suddenly the future felt uncertain and my plans didnโ€™t ‘fit in’… That got me feeling a little lost for a while. Perhaps you can relate?

I donโ€™t know what changes you are facing in your life at the momentโ€ฆ But here’s what I do know- we are together in this. ๐Ÿ™‚

I invite you to make this tiny commitment with me: to maintain a positive outlook on life, the best we can, as we keep hope alive for after Covid-19. ๐Ÿ™‚

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I recently asked you on Instagram and Facebook, for ideas on the kind of content you want to read at this time…

Todayโ€™s topic on Top 10 Quarantine Activities is inspired by two of my readers: Fred Ray and Miss Mercy! Thank you for your feedback! ๐Ÿ™‚

 

P.S. Remember to sanitize or wash your hands regularly with soap & water, for at least 20 seconds!ย 

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Familyโ€™s Got Talent- Home Edition!

What are your talents? Imagine putting together a talent show at home, where everyone gets to showcase their talents!

You’d spend time rehearsing for the big day and even compete for the best/worst dressed simply for the fun of it! If you’re home alone, you can do it virtually with friends. ๐Ÿ™‚

It’s sure to put everyone in a good mood, plus you might just discover new talents!

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Try a DIY Project!!

Have you always wanted to try something like pottery, painting, braiding or even knitting? Well now’s a great time to get started on a DIY (Do It Yourself) project.

And it need not be expensive. Search DIY projects online and use what materials you have at home! It’d also make for a fun family activity. ๐Ÿ™‚

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>>Check Out This Post on DIY Geometric Painting!

 

Movie Marathon! ย 

Get everyone to choose their favourite movie and prepare your snacks in advance… Try mixing it up with a variety of themes like: comedies, drama, and classic films depending on your taste.

Then see how long you can keep your marathon going before the last person drops! ๐Ÿ˜€

 

Spring Cleaning!

You’ve probably noticed that as the days go by, your house is starting to feel smaller and more crowded than before…

One way to beat cabin fever is by cleaning up and getting rid of clutter.

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Do a thorough house-cleaning and sort through your stuff. If some items no longer spark joy, let them go. You may want to sort them into piles for donation and/or throwing away. Enjoy the bliss! ๐Ÿ™‚

 

Virtual House Party!

What’s a more fun quarantine activity than a virtual house party?! ๐Ÿ˜€

I recently discovered House Party, a video chatting App, similar to Zoom. But on House Party, you can hang out with friends, play games & take quizzes together! Hence it’s more involving and fun!

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P.S. There’s been some safety concerns with both Apps though, hence caution is advised.

 

Learn Something New!

Have you signed up for some free online courses yet?

Personally, I’ve been enjoying taking workshops on Skillshare. I like their short, easy-to-digest classes that are taught on video, by a human you can relate to.

P.S. I am giving away 2 months of FREE access to Premium Skillshare Content Here.

Happy learning! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Take A Walk!

It helps to go out, stretch your muscles and get some fresh air. Go for a walk around your neighborhood when it’s least crowded.

Whenever I go out for a walk, it makes a huge difference in my mood. ๐Ÿ™‚

 

>>Ensure you maintain physical distance from others, and wear a mask if you are likely to be in a crowded place.

 

Travel From The Comforts Of Home!

Wouldn’t it be fun to turn your house into a new destination every weekโ€ฆ? ๐Ÿ˜€

Research a new country with your family and play trivia games on what you’ve learned… Then prepare destination-themed meals using online recipes! Task your kids with painting that countryโ€™s flag and hang it up in your house. ๐Ÿ™‚

 

>>Eat your way to Spain with this Homemade Tacos Recipe!

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Get Your Dance On!

If working out from home is proving to be a challenge, how about changing it up? Inject some fun into your workouts with Zumba or dancing classes on YouTube. ๐Ÿ˜‰

 

Wield Your Power To Read!

Reading is becoming one of my favourite quarantine activities…

My friends and I started a virtual Book Club, and it’s been a highlight each week! ๐Ÿ™‚

It definitely helps to read with friends, so consider starting a virtual book club in your circle.

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You may also want to look up these virtual book resources:-

  • Epub Bud
  • Kindle
  • You Version Bible App

 

Bonus: Catch Up On Our Travel Posts!

Since you canโ€™t visit your favourite destinations physically, how about going there via my blog? ๐Ÿ˜€

Refresh your memory and indulge your senses with my destination-themed blog posts, via the Travel Category at the top of this page.

And why not take advantage of my Travel tips to start planning for your after Covid-19 travels? ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Tip: Check out this post for Working From Home Tips!

 


Thank you for reading! Did you enjoy our Top 10 Quarantine Activities? How are you spending your time at home?

I’d love to hear from you! Do leave a comment down below! ๐Ÿ˜€

 

P.S. Feel free to share your content ideas below! Thank you and stay safe! ๐Ÿ™‚

 

<<Love and Light. Stay Inspired Always. >>

 

 

 

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22 Comments

  • Reply
    Mithamo
    April 9, 2020 at 8:09 pm

    where is my family please so we can have our talent show. sis is reaady.. i will settle for dancing, spring cleaning & chefing it up.

    thank you Ms. Marion

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      Scrapbook Journeys
      April 12, 2020 at 12:05 am

      Haha! This talent show would be amazing, I have a feeling Zay would take the cup! Lol! ๐Ÿ˜€
      Have fun!! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Ole-tunda
    April 9, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    Thank you scrapbook journeys for consumer involvement on today’s post.
    Today’s ideas are creative and well thought out to fit the current situation.
    Mine has been cleaning the house and getting rid of unwanted stuff, trust me, it’s so fulfilling

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      Scrapbook Journeys
      April 12, 2020 at 12:04 am

      Haha, my thanks to you for being involved! Yes, I totally agree! That cleaning somehow has a therapeutic effect! Keep on! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Delinah Mijide
    April 9, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    Wow! That was an interesting read. I think I can do some of them. This was helpful. Staying indoors is draining

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      Scrapbook Journeys
      April 12, 2020 at 12:03 am

      Thank You Delinah! I am really glad you found these ideas useful and hope you have fun trying them out. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Steve Owesi
    April 9, 2020 at 3:30 pm

    Thanks Marion Movie marathon has always been my way out to kill time especially the series movies acts like a time machine …. before you notice time has really flashed away, horror genres never goes well with me though!
    My next try list will be family go talent sounds the best way to discover areas I’m good at at home.

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      Scrapbook Journeys
      April 12, 2020 at 12:03 am

      Thank You Steve for reading! Gosh I feel you on horror movies! I respect the people who do, because I stay way from them! Hehe, would be fun to see a video of your family talent show! Feel free to share! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Neema Mukuccia
    April 9, 2020 at 3:23 pm

    Love love everything you’ve ‘penned’. This will definitely keep me active and bring joy at this time! Let’s keep praying and reaching out to each other. Happy Easter Holiday

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      Scrapbook Journeys
      April 12, 2020 at 12:01 am

      Aw thank you Neema! Yes, cheers to more joy! ๐Ÿ˜€ We keep hope alive, and prayers up! Happy Easter my friend! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Phina Nandwa
    April 9, 2020 at 2:56 pm

    Amazing tips! I also like the idea of traveling from comforts of home, DIY projects absolutely learning how to braid, improve my reading skill as well,I start then I stop I need to pull up my socks , I personally enjoy learning new languages, have been doing some work outs at home during this quarantine. Feeling great about it.

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      Scrapbook Journeys
      April 12, 2020 at 12:00 am

      That is awesome Phina! I love that youโ€™ve got it going already! Cheers to you!

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    Phina Nandwa
    April 9, 2020 at 2:19 pm

    Amazing tips, I like the idea of travel from the comforts of home , DIY projects learning how to braid ,personally I enjoy learning new languages, and have been keeping my body and mind by working out at home during this quarantine, I would love to improve my reading skills. Brilliant ideas

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      Scrapbook Journeys
      April 12, 2020 at 12:00 am

      That is awesome Phina! I love that you’ve got it going already! Cheers to you! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Kepha
    April 9, 2020 at 1:35 pm

    The article is very insightful.

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    edwina makokha
    April 9, 2020 at 12:46 pm

    Wow! I love the idea of traveling from the comfort of my house …. and I am definitely going to check out the House party app! As for reading and exercising I usually start then I stop because I somehow cannot motivate myself to continue… so Mobilizing my friends sounds like a great idea

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      Scrapbook Journeys
      April 11, 2020 at 11:59 pm

      Yes Edwina, so you can travel back to Kenya, right from your house… #winkwink
      I am starting a new Yoga challenge on Monday, I’ll rope you in so we keep each other motivated. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Andrew
    April 9, 2020 at 11:57 am

    An excellent list, keeping the body and mind active in more ways than one while on quarantine. Indeed, as you mentioned, keeping a positive outlook is quite key. If you were to make a Kenyan version of a Taco, what would you make? Curious….

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      Scrapbook Journeys
      April 11, 2020 at 11:57 pm

      Thank you for reading, I am glad you find it useful! ๐Ÿ˜€ Haha, my Kenyan taco would definitely include our Kenyan-style chapo, in place of beans I would use a dash of scrambled eggs, chilli and lots of tomato sauce. Oh wait, that sounds more like the rolex from Uganda! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Patricia
    April 9, 2020 at 11:02 am

    Woow Thanks Marx for the tips il try some to kill the boredom

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