It is so hard isn't it, keeping everyone happy while you're all stuck indoors together? Here are some of my favourite ideas to help keep everyone entertained! 


Bake up a storm in the kitchen and get creative with what you can find in your cupboards! Maybe there's a new favourite to be found! 

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Try a new craft together - Youtube has so many tutorials to suit all budgets

Adopt a grandparent and help them beat loneliness with regular phone calls. Contact your local care/residential homes to offer your services or join CHD's scheme here https://adoptagrandparent.org.uk/home/

Clear out your kitchen cupboards!

Family Games Night - Enjoy your old board games together and if you don't have any, reach out to your local community group as they'll be happy to drop some off to you. Or you could even create your own! 

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Explore your local area during your allotted exercise time - you can find some new local walks here https://www.localwalks.co.uk/

See if you can break any Guinness World Records at home! https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/

Design a new Zoom chat background for meetings (adding yourself to memes is highly encouraged)

It's not that long til Christmas and it's never too early to decorate! Get in the spirit early and get the decorations out of the loft! 

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Watch every Marvel film in the correct canonical order

Paint with Bob Ross - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxcnsr1R5Ge_fbTu5ajt8DQ

Take a guided tour around ancient Rome with expert Professor Matthew Nicholls - https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/rome

Recreate family photos but in fancy dress! Don't forget to include your pets!

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Try your hand at a new language

Now's a good time to think about everything you'd like to do when you're "free" - why not create a post pandemic bucket list

Dust off that keyboard you got for Christmas last year, re-tune that guitar you've had for god knows how long and begin to fill your days with the sound of music

Go on a virtual tour of the Northern Lights - https://explore.org/livecams/aurora-borealis-northern-lights/northern-lights-cam

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