Looking for things to do when bored at home?
Take this time to work on improving your life and catch up on all the things you have put off doing!
Use this list of 100 things to do when you are bored to help guide you.
Things To Do When Bored At Home
Wow, what a time we live in!
Who would have thought that social distancing would be the norm?
As alone as it feels, just remember, the whole world is experiencing this “new way of life”.
None of us are used to this.
In fact, staying at home is downright boring!
Most of us don’t even know what to do with ourselves.
At first, the thought of staying home wasn’t a big deal.
However, I think we all can agree that after a few weeks into it, and hearing that it could last for several months longer, we are all getting tired of staying home.
Especially if you are alone!
I get it, you may be wondering what can I do at home alone, and thinking that binge-watching T.V. is your only choice.
Trust me, there are plenty of things you can do!
As hard as social distancing is, we must do it! For our safety and the ones we love!
We truly are all in this together!
What To Do When Bored At Home?
That being said, staying home can make anyone a little stir-crazy. It doesn’t matter if you are home alone or living with 10 people, everyone gets bored at home.
So let’s take this time and put it to some good use 🙂
There are many creative things to do when you are bored!
If you want to take this time to be productive, motivated, inspired, or just be lazy, this list has you covered!
100 Creative Things To Do When Bored
Creative things to do when you are bored at home that can help improve your life and your mood.
1. Watch a sunrise and sunset.
2. Look through an old photo album. Or create a new photo album.
3. Listen to some of your favorite jams from high-school.
4. Start a gratitude journal.
5. Start a blog. For real! There is no better time than now! It is much easier than you think. Read how to blog for money.
6. Make a cocktail.
7. Organize your closet.
8. Clean your makeup brushes and go through all your old beauty products.
9. Start an herb garden.
10. Binge-watch some Netflix or Hulu. My husband and I just started watching The Handmaid’s Tale for the first time (I know we are so behind!) and I am obsessed!
11. Tie-dye a t-shirt.
12. Watch “Some Good News” with John Krasinski. If you already love him from his days at the Office, you will love his new YouTube channel that sheds light on all the GOOD things happening in the world!
13. Call a family member that you haven’t talked to you in a long time.
14. Write a bucket list.
15. Write a poem.
16. Write a book.
17. Write a screen-play.
18. Write anything!! Because it’s good for you to get your ideas and emotions out.
19. Plan a road trip for when all of this is over.
20. Clean your appliances. Have you ever cleaned the toaster crumb trap before???
21. Dance! I danced around my kitchen yesterday to some classic rock and it felt GREAT!
22. Bake a cake.
23. Start a DIY project.
24. Do yoga.
25. Read a new book.
26. Rearrange the furniture.
27. Learn a new skill! Creative Live has so many FREE video tutorials for things like photography and writing.
Fun Things To Do When Bored At Home
28. Start a money-saving challenge. The Reverse Penny Challenge is an easy one!
29. Take a bubble bath, complete with candles and music.
30. Look up cool tattoo ideas.
31. Go outside.
33. Cuddle with someone.
34. Start a self-care routine. Here are 100 self-care ideas to get started!
35. Play a board game.
37. Call an old friend.
38. Learn a new dance.
39. Bake cookies.
40. Learn a new language with the Babbel app.
41. Try calligraphy.
42. Make an Amazon wish-list.
43. Give yourself a mani/pedi, or take the Glow Up Challenge.
44. Organize under all the sinks.
45. Feng Shui your place.
46. Paint your room.
47. Paint a piece of furniture.
48. Spring clean your space.
49. Make some money from your phone by playing games.
50. Have a picnic in your yard.
Productive Things To Do When Bored
51. Color. Adult coloring books are really relaxing!
52. Watch some inspiring TED Talks.
53. Make chocolate-covered strawberries. Or just make chocolate-covered anything, because you can’t go wrong with chocolate!
54. Listen to a podcast.
55. Experiment with your hair.
56. Make a vision board.
57. Write a letter or email to a local politician about something you feel should change.
58. Organize your bedroom.
59. Watch a documentary.
60. Make a time capsule and bury it in your back yard.
61. Do some online shopping.
62. Make some extra cash. Check out this list of 10 EASY ways to make money from home with no experience.
63. Go through and clean up the photos and screenshots on your phone.
64. Change the batteries in your smoke detectors.
65. Start a budget! Check out these 15 money-saving hacks for millennials.
66. Make a to-do list or make a fun list!
67. Teach your pet a trick.
68. Learn an instrument. YouTube has plenty of tutorials.
What To Do When You Are Alone At Home
69. Camp out in your backyard.
70. Watch for shooting stars.
71. Watch one of your all-time favorite movies again.
72. Write down all your strengths.
74. Watch an old home video.
75. Ask your mom what her favorite movie or book is. Then watch it or read it.
76. Birdwatch and make a bird feeder from recycled materials.
77. Make a Happy Jar.
78. Learn a magic trick.
79. Create a playlist.
80. Make origami.
81. Learn how to knit or crochet.
82. Create a scrapbook.
83. Research your family tree.
84. Take a personality test.
85. Learn how to invest your money.
86. Empty your inbox.
87. Make a DIY face mask.
88. Look up inspiring quotes and write them down.
89. Do a science experiment.
Random Things To Do When Bored At Home
90. Update your resume.
91. Try these habits of highly successful people.
92. Research your dream job.
93. Look into getting a side hustle.
94. Clean up your social media.
95. Lose weight. Check out how you can get paid to shed pounds.
96. Facetime a friend.
97. Start living your life with more intention by stopping these bad habits.
98. Make some hot chocolate.
99. Earn free gift cards.
100. Make a list of life goals!
I’m Bored What Should I Do?
Now you know some productive things to do when you are stuck at home. To keep you busy and from going stir crazy.
Get creative, stay productive, or just relax with what makes you feel happy!
With this list of 100 things to do at home, you really shouldn’t get bored!
Stay positive my friends!
Remember, this too shall pass.
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Wednesday 24th of March 2021
Thanks for the info about learning about stocks! The stock market is booming at the moment.
Saturday 15th of August 2020
Lots of great ideas of things to do when bored at home. I love that you included SGN. That's something we all need.
Monday 3rd of August 2020
There are lots of ideas here that I hadn't thought of yet, thank you!
Monday 3rd of August 2020
Some great ideas here, and I think I've worked my way through quite a few!
Monday 3rd of August 2020
I've been bubble bathing it up! Loving these ideas, thanks so much.