A Look At Some Of The Best Online Activities To Stay Occupied

A Look At Some Of The Best Online Activities To Stay Occupied

A Look At Some Of The Best Online Activities To Stay Occupied

0 comments 📅28 August 2020, 14:59

You might feel that you’ve exhausted every possible option out there but maybe try out a few of our suggestions and discover new talents, hobbies or pass-times until things go back to ‘normal’.

What better place to find some fun activities than the World Wide Web? This beautiful invention will provide you with hours of fun and has something for everyone. Learn about the weird and wonderful world by researching any topic of choice, browse the various free online games or even watch some fun tutorials online, and learn a new skill. 

The possibilities are endless so let’s explore a full list of new sites here and some of the best online activities to stay occupied right now.

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Why not read? Escape into whatever world you please by logging onto one of the web’s various online Libraries: download audiobooks, ebooks, and more all from the comfort of your own home. Find free books and read samples before purchasing. This method is both economical and not tricky. The world’s library is at your fingertips. One-click away. 

Tidy Up

Do some internet inspired spring cleaning. Check out one of Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up episodes on Netflix and feel inspired to do a little spring clean around the house. Make a donation pile for those who need it during these trying times. 

You’ll feel refreshed and re-energized, and you might even work up a sweat. Pair some Marie Kondo with the advice from Good Housekeeping’s 50 Tips and Tricks for easy home cleaning and you’ll be set up for your Spring Cleaning adventure. 


Browse the web for some fun and tasty recipes that you can try out. Challenge yourself to do the latest viral challenge of cooking with what you’ve got in your pantry. Try out some baking. The most up to date trends are banana bread, so why not give it a go? 

In auditions for advice for turning leftovers into delicious treats, check out Jamie Oliver’s Store Cupboard Recipes for inspiration. This can be a fun activity for the whole family and will leave you feeling accomplished and hopefully full!

While you’re at it cook and donate to your community. We all love cake and biscuits, and this is where all you cooks come into your own, whether it’s apple pie or a chocolate chip cookie this online community shares tips and photos of the cooking.

Local supper clubs feed the community, local groups talk to regional groups, and the call goes out for whatever is needed. Cakes, biscuits, and bread baked for those who are struggling, and it is a beautiful thing to share food that might otherwise go to waste. 

Online supper clubs are set up just for children, and they are interactive and fun, you can talk to fellow cooks in France or New Zealand. This is an excellent way for children to share their day with other children at this difficult time.

Learn a New Skill

Craft and learn new skills with the fantastic platform that is YouTube. Follow Bob Ross on a painting tutorial and discover the family’s hidden talents or learn how to play the guitar, maybe figure out how to fold an origami swan out of napkins. 

With YouTube, the possibilities are truly endless, and the fun is infinite. You can strike a bargain and discover cool free courses online. Just do a little digging and find a world of information just waiting for you to learn. 

Due to the lack of work and school, many of us have faced over the last few months, and you might find that your brain hasn’t remained as active as you would’ve liked. Stimulating the mind has health benefits and should be a priority for all. Why not check out some free puzzle and creative apps and websites such as crayola.com for adult coloring pages. 

An idea for the entire family and or all those space-curious geeks out there is to head on over to NASA’s newly released site, a treasure trove of resources for space-enthusiasts. 


On NASA’s new site you can build your own Moon phase calculator, explore space from your mobile device and virtually visit any one of the 400 planets that NASA has discovered. Check out all things science and space-related with this fantastic resource. 

So now you have no excuse to say that you have nothing to do. With the fantastic invention that is the World Wide Web, you will always have access to ground-breaking entertainment at your fingertips, you just have to choose and that’s the tricky bit.

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