101 Fun Things to Do When You’re Extremely Bored and Stuck at Home

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Being stir-crazy and stuck at home can make you pretty desperate when you’re bored and looking for fun things to do.

You can be stuck at home due to illness or a multitude of other factors, which can make you feel lonely or bored out of your mind.

Instead of feeling cabin fever, why not try out this gigantic list of 101 fun things to do at home when you’re bored?

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101 Fun Things to Do at Home When Bored

1. Discover a new podcast → Check out mine here!

2. Reread a book you that’s been sitting on your bookshelf

3. Listen to a new audiobook → Hoopla and Libby by Overdrive are free streamers through your library

4. Style new outfits from clothes you already have in your closet

5. Dance in your underwear

6. Find instrumental versions of your favorite songs and have a karaoke session

7. Follow along to a makeup tutorial

8. Complete a jigsaw puzzle without looking at the box

9. Sweat to a free workout video

10. Finally follow along to a recipe in that cookbook you’ve had for years

11. Soak up knowledge through a documentary → You can find a bunch of free documentaries on Tubi

12. Fill up the bathtub with bubble bath and bath bombs

13. Give yourself a facial

14. Create a vision board by cutting out pictures of your goals and aspirations

15. Diffuse some essential oils

16. Teach yourself to meditate

17. Fill in the pages of a coloring book

18. Video chat a loved one

19. Watch Disney World vlogs on YouTube → TylerTravelsTV and DisneyKittee are my favorites

20. Build a fort made of blankets and pillows

21. Make paper airplanes

22. Put more hours into that video game you’ve been trying to beat

23. Bake homemade cookies

24. Grab a flashlight, turn off the lights, and make shadow puppets on the wall

25. Make some popcorn and have a horror movie marathon

26. Teach yourself how to juggle

27. Prep your meals in advance

28. Practice origami

29. Declutter your house, room by room

30. Rewatch old home videos

31. Look through old family photos 

32. Rearrange the furniture in your home

33. Watch Pick-A-Card tarot and oracle card videos → Here are my favorites

34. Write a poem

35. Blow bubbles

36. Create a friendship bracelet

37. Learn to knit

38. Deep clean a room in your house

39. Play a card game

40. Get in comfy clothes and have a Disney movie marathon

41. Delete old, unnecessary stuff off your phone

42. Set new goals for yourself

43. Sew back on the button that fell off your favorite blouse

44. Create a pay-of-debt budget, spreadsheets optional

45. Practice new yoga poses

46. Reorganize your pantry

47. Try a new hairstyle by following along to a YouTube video

48. Write a letter to your future self

49. Paint your nails all different colors

50. Take that much-needed nap

51. Enter a magical world with a Harry Potter marathon

52. Scrub your floors until they’re pristine

53. Plan your next vacation

54. Fill up a donation box in your garage to keep items until you can donate them

55. Have breakfast in bed

56. Visualize your dream life and write all the details in a notebook

57. Watch funny YouTube videos

58. Make a travel bucket list

59. Pin on Pinterest

60. Reorganize your garage

61. Fill out surveys and make some extra cash with Swagbucks and PaidViewpoint

62. Open up a dusty board game

63. Deep clean your car

64. Complete a Sudoku puzzle

65. Figure out your personality type

66. Acquire a green thumb and do some gardening

67. Finger paint a masterpiece

68. Play hide-and-seek with your pets

69. Read a few new blogs

70. Fill in a crossword puzzle

71. Try to do the splits and become more flexible

72. Watch the sunset from your porch

73. Be creative and do some crafts

74. Have a piping hot cup of tea in your pajamas

75. Create and drink a delicious mocktail

76. Listen to self-love affirmations

77. Play Charades

78. Finish a word search puzzle

79. Go to your backyard and find the coolest rocks and bring them inside

80. Do some DIY repairs

81. Research your family tree

82. Start a blog 

83. Window shop online 

84. Change your mindset on money

85. Learn a new language

86. Text someone you haven’t talked to in a while

87. Do your laundry and immediately fold and put it away

88. Practice your photography skills

89. Take selfies with the ugliest facial expressions you can possibly make

90. Play with Play-Doh

91. Learn how to video edit → I use Movie Studio Platinum

92. Draw with chalk on your driveway

93. Donate to a charity you believe in

94. Pretend it’s Halloween and create a costume out of things you already own

95. Have a water balloon fight

96. Send an email to a loved one

97. Braid your hair

98. Light some candles and give and receive a massage

99. Put lotion on your entire body

100. Select a few oracle cards and meditate on them

101. Write a gratitude list of all the things you’re grateful for

Being Bored at Home

When you’re stuck at home (for whatever reason), it doesn’t take much to feel stir-crazy.

Which of these 101 fun things to do at home when you’re bored are you most looking forward to?

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