Coronavirus: Fun things to do while social distancing

April 14th 2020

As COVID-19 social distancing and self quarantining continue, some of us may be going stir crazy not able to go and do the things we’re used to.

Now is the time to relax, but when you’ve been cooped up for weeks, and still can’t hit the malls or restaurants, how can you spend your time? There are a lot of options out there. Keep reading for a round up of our top activities.

Get organized, deep clean

It’s time for Spring Cleaning and why not do it when you have the time to purge. Good Housekeeping has 33 easy tips to help you get the job done.

Make masks

The White House and other government officials continue to debate whether to advise people to wear masks to protect themselves and others from coronavirus.

Recently, President Donald Trump said his administration would have regulations when it came to the general population and the wearing of masks, but that the measures would be voluntary. Some opportunities for wearing masks while in public would be when going to pharmacies and grocery stores, The New York Times reported.

All you need is some fabric, elastic and time. Click here for different designs.

Have a campfire in the backyard

If you’re legally able to do so, either make or buy a fire pit and sit around the fire. Share family stories or ghost stories. Then make s’mores or toasted marshmallows.

Have a backyard “drive-in”

Find a sheet, get a projector and let the movie light up the night after the sun goes down. Click here for setup ideas that run the gamut from low tech to over the top when it comes to gear.

Camp in the backyard

If the weather cooperates, and you have the gear, string up a hammock, put up a tent and “rough it" from the safety of your own backyard. Click here for some ideas.

Connect with friends virtually

We use virtual meeting apps for work all the time, but why not use platforms like Zoom and Skype to hold a virtual party or a virtual happy hour?

What are some activities that you are doing during quarantine? Tweet us at @edenapp or message us on Facebook/Instagram and let us know!