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Things To Do During Quarantine 

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Things To Do During Quarantine 
Andrea Talamantes

It has been a month since we were last at school and most of us are already getting bored of our everyday stay at home routine. Well, here’s some ideas that you could incorporate into your weekly or even daily quarantine routine. 


If you like being creative...

  1. Go on Pinterest and find some cool DIY activities you can make at home

  2. Paint something! 

  3. Start a scrapbook

  4. Start a bullet journal 

          My bullet journal calendar spread for April 

  5. Play with makeup and try out new looks

  6. Write a poem 

  7. Learn calligraphy 

  8. Learn how to knit

  9. Color in a coloring book

  10. Decorate your room

  11. Learn how to braid 

  12. Learn how to cook or bake


If you like getting things done…

  1. Clean out your closet and get rid of things you don’t need 

  2. Re-organize your closet

  3. Re-organize your bathroom 

  4. Clean your makeup brushes

  5. Throw out your old and expired makeup 

  6. Clean out your backpack

  7. Go workout or do some yoga

  8. Clean your car

  9. Color coordinate your clothes

  10. Catch up on school work

  11. Delete useless pictures off your phone 

  12. Make a daily schedule for yourself 


If you just want to be lazy….

  1. Binge watch a new show  (top picks from our Pirates Anchor staff)

    1. The Office 

    2. Rick and Morty

    3. Tiger King

    4. Sex Education 

  2. Watch new movies (top picks from our Pirates Anchor staff) 

    1. Miracle In Cell No. 7 

    2. Hitch

    3. White House Down 

    4. All of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

  3. Listen to music in your room 

  4.             Watch YouTube Videos!

    Order food from a local restaurant 

  5. Take a nap(s)

  6. Grow out your hair, maybe you'll end up liking it 

  7. Watch YouTube videos

  8. Play video games


If you want to just relax and do things for yourself...

  1. Read a book

  2. Take a bath

  3. Meditate

  4. Put on a face mask

  5. Put on a hair mask

  6. Paint your nails

  7. Dye your hair 

  8. Give yourself a haircut 

  9. Listen to a podcast 


If you want to have some fun...

  1. Play a a board game with your family

  2. Play a card game with your family 

  3. Have a baking or cooking competition

  4. Make a Tik Tok

  5. Pull a funny prank on someone at home

  6. Facetime a friend

  7. Have a Zoom call with all your friends 


If you miss someone you love..

  1. Watch the same movie or TV show while FaceTiming

  2. Talk over the phone or facetime

  3. Order food from the same place and facetime each other while eating 

  4. Tell them you miss them 

  5. Make a plan of what you will do together once this is all over 


If you are a senior...

  1. Commit to your school for Fall 2020 

  2. If you don’t plan on going to college create a rough plan for life after you ‘graduate’ 

  3. Make a list of what you need to buy for your dorm

  4. Find a roommate

  5. Apply for housing 

  6. Apply to any available scholarships

  7. Apply to an apprenticeship 


But most importantly, stay home and stay healthy, Pirates.