Although staying inside is a good way to protect from the coronavirus and to help flatten the curve of daily cases that put pressure on our health care system, it could lead to a lesser evil: boredom and craziness. So what to do inside, trying to involve the whole family and keep our optimism and sanity…
We come with a few suggestions, but first things first: if you forgot to send recharges to your loved ones who need it, back in Cuba, you can still grab the Triple Bono opportunity. Until April 25, recharges between 20-80 CUC get a boost, as follows:
Now it’s the best time to visit European museums, virtually. There are plenty of free tours: British Museum from London, Musee d’Orsay from Paris, Pergamon Museum in Berlin, Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam to name just a few. You can take the tour together with your kids, so that’s a nice alternative to their online games and social media scrolling.
If you can’t beat them, join them
Sick and tired of all the talk you have with your kids about games? Maybe you can join the thrill. LATimes.com put together a list of games you can lay with your family and friends. Even better, you can play these games with people who do not live you, so entertainment and socializing – both checked.
Learn a new craft, hobby
Got one of those high tech paper crafting machines collecting dust on the shelf, then learn how to use the Silhouette or Cricut. You can use them not only scrapbooking (even though it would be a great time to go through all those photos both in boxes and on your phone) but also to make shirts, jewelry and wall art.
Try knitting. You just need some yarn, not even needles are required if you finger-knit, according to Martha Stewart.
Or you can try painting. There are a lot of options, Stewart says.