In today's world where physical distancing and staying home are becoming the norm, it has people wondering, "What do I do now?" First, pat yourself on the back for taking precautions to protect yourself and the ones you love! Then read on for some fun things you can do.

  1. Write a letter. Remember the good ole days of receiving a hand-written note from a friend or family member? Reconnect with people you love through pen and paper. 
  2. Browse online art exhibits from hundreds of museums around the world - from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. 
  3. Enjoy the Symphony. The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra recorded their BeethovenFest Virtual Finale and you can watcher their dazzling performance from the comfort of your couch.
  4. Explore national parks. Fly over an active volcano in Hawaii or trek through a cave at Carlsbad Cavern.
  5. Visit a Zoo. See the antics of the San Diego's Zoo's giraffes, penguins, koalas, and other animals via live cameras.
  6. Take a Trip to the Aquarium. Webcams enable you to watch sea otters, beluga whales, and other interesting creatures at the Georgia Aquarium and Monterey Bay Aquarium.
  7. Virtual Concerts. Watch a virtual concert by popular recording artists.
  8. Watch an Opera. Be transported to another place and time by watching the Metropolitan Opera's Nightly streams. View the lineup of shows by Verdi, Donizetti, Tchaikovsky and more, and go to the appropriate date to watch the full performance.
  9. Online Meditations. Beckon calm and happiness into your days through videos, podcasts, meditations and blog posts via the Coronavirus Sanity Guide.
  10. Learn Something New. Watch inspiring educational videos through TED.
  11. Get Your Game On. From mahjong to crossword puzzles to strategy games, you'll find a host of free opportunities for fun. Free Online Games
  12. Coloring for Adults. Haven't colored in a while? It's time to break out your crayons or colored pencils. Download coloring pages for adults and feel like a kid again.
  13. Explore Places and Times of History. Tour iconic sites like The White House and Ann Frank's childhood home, and relive events like the fall of the Berlin Wall and the meeting of Martin Luther King Jr. and Gandhi.
  14. Start a Book Club With Friends. Decide on a book to read together and schedule days and times to talk about it over the phone.
  15. Create a journal of family stories that you can pass onto your children or nieces and nephews. It will be a treasured gift.
  16. Take pictures of family heirlooms and write down who they belonged to and why they are special.
  17. Watch Some Movies. Catch up on the Oscar-winning films you didn't see.
  18. Cook a Brand-New Dish. You'll find plenty of recipes at, and with the ingredient search function, you can find a recipe that matches the foods in your pantry.
  19. Video Chat with loved ones.
  20. Start a Gratitude Journal, and write in it daily.
  21. Create a Game for a Young Child in Your Life. Place a colorful toy or object in a room and send a photo of that room to your loved one. Ask the child to search for the object in the photo and see if he/she can find it. Take a photos of a few of your rooms.
  22. Write a New Episode (or scene) of Your Favorite TV Show. (Bonus: Then send it to your friends, assign each friend a different character's part, and do a read-through over the phone together.)
  23. Read a book that was also made as a movie. Compare the two.
  24. Organize a closet. Create a pile to give away to loved ones, another to donate to charities, and another to throw away. Take before and after pictures and enjoy your accomplishment.
  25. Stay in touch with your Acts Life Care Consultant, and take a virtual tour of an Acts community.