It’s that time of year when the weather still may not be warm enough to go out or you’re simply trying to save money by not going out, either way, if you find yourself at home, you can also quickly find yourself bored.
That’s why we put together this quick list of 12 fun things to do at home, in no particular order! Without further adieu, here you go…
- Game Night
A game night is always fun whether it’s with one other person or a group. Here are a few ideas for your next game night.
Board Games – The below board games are just a few of the classics. Some games are perfect for two and with some, the more the merrier.
- Connect Four
Video Games – Most gaming systems have an online subscription that allows you to play an unlimited amount of games. This is plenty to keep you entertained on a night in.
- Put Together a Puzzle
Not exactly a game, but rather more of an activity, putting together a puzzle can actually be fun. Whether this is an activity you complete alone or with others, puzzles can also be relaxing.
- Try a New Recipe
Remember that dish you’ve been craving? Now is the time to look up the recipe and try making it yourself! This can be a solo activity or one for a group.
- Online Classes/Lessons
With being able to find literally everything online, why not learn online as well?! Here are a few ideas of trending “classes”.
Fitness – Check out the various yoga, zumba, cycling, and more.
Art – The term art covers a wide spectrum of mediums. There are plenty of lessons out there for you to take such as basic drawing, watercolor or ceramic painting, Calligraphy, Nail Art lessons and more.
Instrument – If you’re rusty or simply a beginner you can take to YouTube to find a bunch of lessons for your particular instrument.
- Spa Night
Treat yo’ self as the cast of Parks and Recreation would say, to a spa night at home. This is your ultimate relaxation night to yourself or you can make it a group thing, and have a girls night spa night.
- Indoor Picnic
Set out a regular blanket or a picnic blanket if you have one, and put together your own indoor picnic. No need to put together any special food, just make sure you can easily eat it while sitting on the floor.
If you’re a fan of the Food Network or of The Great British Baking Show, that is the concept. Grab a friend to enter the challenge with and another friend to be the judge. You can take it from there.
- Catch Up On Your Favorite Shows
This is THE perfect time to binge-watch, after all, there’s not much to feel guilty about if you’re snowed in.
- Discover New Shows or Movies
If you’re all caught up on your favorite shows, check out any newly released movies or series on your favorite streaming platform like Disney+, Hulu, or Netflix.
- Scavenger Hunt
More of an activity for 2+ people, an old fashioned scavenger hunt can truly be fun. Start by putting together a list of items that will be hidden and select the person who will be doing the hiding. Depending on how many people you have around, rotate who is selected to hide the items.
- Karaoke Night
There are apps on your phone or you can even find karaoke-style videos on YouTube to turn your boring night in, into an official Karaoke Night!
- Mini Indoor Bonfire
Bust out the chocolate, graham crackers, and marshmallows and turn your stove into a mini bonfire. A perfect snack for the cold weather.