In light of the COVID-19 situation, we’ve turned our brains into an at home rescue remedy which brings us to:
The Social Isolation Survival Guide: a list of family fun and relaxing activities you can enjoy safely
Things To Do at Home
Meditation | A great habit to start or pick back up in order to bring calm to your life, especially at a time like this. If you need some extra guidance to get started, try a meditation app
Take a Free Virtual Class | Just because schools are closed doesn’t mean you can’t learn! Check out some cool online classes to expand your mind
Online Mobile Games | Team up with or challenge your friends with these online multiplayer mobile games
COVID-19 Podcast | Learn more about Covid-19 through an interesting and highly informative podcast episode (1 Hour long)
Learn to Cook Something New | Check out these 30 minute recipes for quick, delicious meals
Learn a New Language on Duolingo | Ever wanted to learn Spanish or French or Mandarin, but never had the time? Well, now you do! Try Duolingo and learn something new
Virus-Related Movies to Watch | Not tired of the pandemic drama yet? Here are 5 virus-related movies you can enjoy from the safety of your couch
Syncplay | Watch a movie virtually with your friends or relatives on Syncplay
Cocktail Party! | Play house bartender and create homemade drink concoctions! Turn the remnants of the leftover party booze into cocktails
At Home Workouts | Most gyms are closed, so shake off the pandemic stress off while getting fit at the comfort of home
Board Games | Play some classic board games like Contagion and Pandemic to pass the time!
Visit a Museum | 12 museums that offer virtual tours! *When they’re open
DIY Arts and Crafts | Grab a glue gun, some paper, and try these art projects!
Alberta: History of Your Province | Read up and familiarize yourself on Alberta’s history. Learn about your home land from home for a while.
Random Fun Ideas
Closet Overhaul – While you’re inside, go through your closet and host an impromptu fashion show. Or, see what you want to give away to donation companies
Got young kids? Build a cozy fort in your living room or have a scavenger hunt
Get creative and write – Try some poetry, journal about your feelings, anything!
YouTube equals a 2020 karaoke machine. You can Youtube search the karaoke version to your favourite songs, turn it up and go wild!
Grab some friends and try some painting while enjoying a glass of your favourite wine!
Binge Watch These New Netflix Shows
This is Us
- Last Man On Earth
On My Block
- Tiger King
Safe Things To Do Outside
Spend Time in Nature | It’s finally getting warm enough to enjoy the outdoors. Check out the top nearby parks and hikes
Bike Ride | Take a leisurely ride along the trails. If you don’t own a bike you can rent through Bike Share programs (bring sanitizer if you do!)
Take Up Outdoor Photography | Up Your Photo Game!
Use these food related services to skip lines and crowds
If you need to visit grocery stores, pharmacies or any public indoor spaces, go during off peak hours. Look up stores near you that are open late.
Basic hygiene tips: