Life Lockdown

Things to do in Lockdown

things to do in lockdown

Yay another lockdown in the UK! As this has occurred, I thought I would create a list of a variety of things to do in quarantine. Last lockdown I had no idea what to do, so I decided to have a think of things to do to past the time.

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There are so many ideas so I have only added a few and put them into categories. Hope this has helped!

Fun things to do in lockdown!

  • A virtual family quiz ( I would use zoom, facetime, or teams)
  • Binge-watch films/series
  • Make/watch TikTok
  • Board Games
  • A family virtual games night
  • Play on a games console (Xbox, PlayStation, Wii)
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Painting
  • Colouring
  • Drawing
  • Baking/cooking
  • Knitting
  • Catch up with friends on the phone/facetime
  • Listen to a podcast or music
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Productive Things to do in lockdown!

  • Decluttering your phone
  • Keep up on any work, blogging, revision, etc.
  • Deep clean your house
  • Learning something new ( a language, knitting, dancing, etc.)
  • Do a workout
  • Grow a plant
  • Sort out your loft/attic
  • Get a head start on Christmas shopping! (online of course!)
  • Organize your wardrobe
  • Have an email detox
  • Sort out your photo albums and memory boxes
  • Do some gardening
  • Sort out your makeup and wash your brushes
  • Organize your desk
  • Sort out any bills/finances
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Things to do as a family:

  • Family games night
  • Host a come dine with me/bake-off
  • Karaoke
  • Decorate your Christmas tree
  • Watch movies
  • Board games
  • Just Dance
  • Scavenger/treasure hunt
  • Making dinner together
  • Tidying up
  • Rearrange the house
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There’s so many things you can do, but here are just a few ideas. I hope this has helped or has inspired you to think of your own! What are you planning on doing this lockdown?

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(29) Comments

  1. You have come up with some great ideas. Last lockdown I started colouring in and it was really relaxing and quite therapeutic, I might start it up again in Lockdown 2 x

    1. Yes my friends bought me a new one to do this lockdown! X

  2. Things that I do during lockdown is writing & editing my novel, blogging, drawing, learn foreign language, read books, and exercise.

  3. I really like how you organized your post. Sometimes you want a fun idea but sometimes you want to be productive. Great tips.

  4. Great suggestions! We are not in our second lockdown yet, but I think we will be soon. Now I have some great ideas of how to keep my family busy. Thank you!

  5. Serena says:

    These are great ideas! Karaoke and Just Dance would make fun nights in during lockdown!

    1. I know right!

  6. Some fab ideas here! I like a mixture of fun and productive things to keep me occupied! I’ve also just created a similar post on my blog with some of my intentions to get me through the second lockdown, taking lessons learned from the first one!! X

    1. I’ll defo check that out! X

  7. I’ve been taking part in fitness challenges and spending more time out in the woods with my dogs and time with my parents. I’ve had a case study to write up for months and months so I’m going to get that done too.

    Tea in the Tub

    1. That sounds good!

  8. I find organising the house during lockdown is so therapeutic. I want to get into knitting!

  9. Great suggestions! Lockdowns can be fun, you just have to plan your day well!

    xoxo Olivia |

  10. Thanks for the suggestions. It’s so easy to run out of ideas and find yourself bored when you’re stuck at home. We’ve been playing virtual Euchre a lot with my mom and her boyfriend. We play Euchre a lot when we’re together in person, so I love that there are options to connect and do it virtually. With video chat too!

    1. I’ve never heard of Euchre, but it sounds interesting! Thanks for reading🥰

  11. Love these ideas! I will definitely be doing some of these things because they sound great!

    1. Thank you! 🥰

  12. These are all wonderful ideas, thanks for sharing! I’ve been attempting to be more creative during lockdown, through drawing more often and trying to paint (though not successfully! ;D ) x

    Sophie |

  13. I’m actually still yet to join ticktock! haha
    Also, I’m totally on board with the plant thing.. I now have three!

    Katie |

    1. Awh bless, it’s so much fun!

  14. I’m still working and I’m actually busier than ever! But my boyfriend and I have been binge watching a LOT of Netflix. The Alienist, The Queen’s Gambit and The Crown all in a couple of weeks haha!

    1. Awh bless you! Sometimes it’s better to be busy!

  15. These are great suggestion even when you have nothing to do! Hope your lockdown will get over soon. Stay safe.

    1. At the moment it’s been announced for only a month so we come out on the 2nd of December however I don’t know if it could be extended?

  16. Quite a good list I’d say, you’ve summed up some amazing things do to. Personally, I’ve been spending time coloring every evening, some time in the kitchen experimenting too. Visiting your blog for the first time, loved the way you write. Would be dropping by often 🙂

  17. Demilehuray, thanks for sharing this excellent blog post and all these ideas which you have mentioned in the article are awesome.

    Good read 🙂 🙂

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