Things to do While Social Distancing

Things to do While Social Distancing

Whether you’re self isolating, quarantined, or working from home, staying at home is a big adjustment. With the cancellation of large event gatherings like movies, plays, and activities, the list of things to do around the house gets increasingly small. You could watch a ton of Netflix and Hulu, but we have a few other suggestions that can keep you entertained during this challenging time.

Free Movies on YouTube

Many people love YouTube for relatively short video content. But did you know that YouTube also offers movies? Newer movies are available to rent or buy, but YouTube also has a growing list of movies that you can view for FREE. Watch free movies on YouTube.

ABC Mouse

If you have small children (ages 2-8) you could try ABCmouse for Free for 30 days. ABCmouse is an early learning academy aimed at teaching small children. They cover subjects like reading, math, science, art, and colors. Try ABCMouse


With the cancellation of large gatherings, many local gyms have closed their doors. Don’t let that stop your workout routine. In an effort to keep you moving and healthy several gyms, including your local Planet Fitness, are offering Free online workout classes.

Library Resources

Many local libraries offer things like e-books, movies, music and audio books online. Some libraries have online classes for things like Microsoft office or small business startup. Log on to your local library’s website and take a look around, explore, and enjoy all they have to offer.

Learn Photography

Photographer Jared Polin (FroKnowsPhoto) is offering a free course on photography. This course is aimed at beginners. In a social post Monday 3/16/20 Jared mentioned that this is his way of giving back to the community. If you’re stuck inside with nothing to do learn a new skill. Learn Photography.

Adobe and Google

Tech giants Adobe and Google are offering some of their services for extreme discounts or even free. Google has expanded the capacity for the amount of people allowed in a Google hangout session. Adobe is understanding of members who may not be able to pay for its services for up to 60 days.

Keeping busy during this time may see daunting, but you can get through it. Take this time to clean, learn a new skill, or improve old ones. Enjoy time with your family, read or learn to cook. Don’t allow this less then favorable situation to ruin your days.

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