Posted at April 19, 2021 by Graviela Christie

In the midst of Covid-19 pandemic, people are forced to adopt a new lifestyle.  People should stay at home as much as possible in order to not get infected by this virus.  Of course, this limits many activities, especially activities outside our home Sometimes, we get really bored staying home because we don't know what to do. But, don’t worry! There are actually several productive activities you can try at home, and it is really fun, too! Here are some of them.

Make Time to Read Books 

For those of you who are interested in reading, this is certainly a lot of fun! You can read any book, such as novels, comics, or you can try heavy reading such as reading general knowledge and self-development.  This is also the perfect time for those of you who want to get used to reading.

Spend Time with Your Family. 

There are many interesting and fun things to do with our families. For example, watching movies, cooking, eating together, sharing stories, and so on. This is  one of the positive things about Covid-19; you can get closer to your family and enjoy time together.

Develop Your Hobby

By staying at home, there is plenty of time to develop your interests and talents.  It can be started from practicing music, painting, writing, and other hobbies. Doing your hobby regularly will enable you to practice more, so your skills will surely be improved.


For those of you who are lazy to exercise, maybe this is your time to get moving!  You can start doing small exercises for about 10-20 minutes. Besides being fun, this can certainly make you healthier. You can do whatever exercise that suits you! You can try doing push-ups, sit-ups, yoga, or gymnastics.

Join Webinars 

This can help you improve your knowledge as a student. In webinars, you can get experiences and knowledge from experts who are professional in their fields. Most webinars are also free to join! Just prepare your laptop and good connection, and you are ready to join!

These are five productive things that can be done at home. All of them are actually simple and require not so many properties. All you have to prepare is yourself and drive yourself to do that. Hopefully, this can help you overcome boredom at home. Have fun trying!



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