Productive Things To Do When You're Bored

by - 09:58

It is easy to sit around all day, especially as a lot of us are out of work so, I have compiled a list of 25 productive things you could do while isolating to make the most out of this situation!

  1. Re-do a room of your house
  2. Find a new hobby to do
  3. Do an at-home workout
  4. Sort through your wardrobe and donate some items or sell them online
  5. Organise your food cupboards - we did this for our freezers and cupboards and created an inventory for them to tick off as we use them!
  6. Take an online course and learn something new
  7. Spring clean your home and get rid of anything you don't need
  8. Adopt a pet from a shelter
  9. Read a book or finish one that you have started
  10. Volunteer somewhere safely, e.g. a local community action group
  11. Create care packages for those in need or donate to food banks
  12. Plan a trip/holiday for when everything is safe again
  13. Learn a new language 
  14. Listen to a podcast 
  15. Catch up with family and friends of video chat 
  16. Learn the art of baking and cooking 
  17. Do all of the little jobs you've been putting off, e.g. answering that email, putting up that shelf, etc. 
  18. Have a movie day with your household 
  19. Continue doing your schoolwork/study/online training
  20. Start a youtube channel! 
  21. Support local business by going on an online spree
  22. Learn to play an instrument 
  23. Play all the video games you got for Christmas but haven't yet completed 
  24. Do a spot of gardening, especially now the weather is nice
  25. Do a DIY project for your home
I hope that these ideas give you some inspiration! While it is nice to be productive, don't feel pressured to be doing something every day. Take a break while you can. Let me know what your favourite things to do are. I'd love to get some more ideas!

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  1. Me and my mum have decided to have a Harry Potter marathon as I’ve read the books but, I’ve never seen the films! I can’t wait.

    Al x

    1. That is such a good idea! The films are pretty good, I hope you have a lovely marathon!

      Em x

  2. Such a helpful post! I love the idea of adopting a pet!

    Serena /

    1. aww thank you! Honestly, I am so close to getting a dog!

  3. Yep been doing that all week. Lol

  4. Great tips, although I'm rarely bored :- D I liked that you mentioned that we don't have to be productive every day!