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8 Fun Activity Ideas For You And Your Family During #StayAtHome Movement

Hello fellow foodies! The coronavirus outbreak has led to calls for all schools and some workplaces to temporarily close in Malaysia. However, we can make the best of our stay at home days and do things together that are rewarding and entertaining for everyone in the house. Here are some of our favorite activity ideas of #StayAtHome for the whole family!

8 #StayAtHome Activity Ideas For Your Whole Family!

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1. Art & Craft

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Firstly, arts and crafts are mostly free materials that offer endless creative possibilities. Moreover, you can choose either free or super low cost, using up-cycled materials or a few simple arts and crafts supplies. From Acrylic pouring, Watercolor art, Embroidery, DIY kit and many more!

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2. Playing Board Games

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In the last decade, tabletop games have exploded in popularity. But the best board games are nothing like staid old never-ending games of Monopoly. Besides, one of the big reasons they’ve taken off so much is that they give people a focus for getting together in one place and enjoying each other’s company, take place online. But to make sure that people are always having fun and love to get together regularly, not just for this movement, you’ll want to make sure you’re bringing the joy and boredness by playing board games with your family!

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3. Netflix

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Next up on our list is streaming giant Netflix. As people prepare to be stuck at home, the logical conclusion is that the world is going to be doing a lot of binge-watching. Get cozy at home with your family, have some snacks and watch some series and movies together!

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4. Cooking

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As you all know, for this movement control order, only one person can go out to go buy the groceries or do the errands. Most likely the leader of the household. But, cook­ing together uncovers the importance of being responsible, working together, sharing, completing a task and feeling confident. Cooking with your kids helps their physical development like preparing food develops fine motor skills through cracking eggs, chopping, stirring, pouring and cutting.

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5. Gardening

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Home gardening is a hobby that can bring great joy to your life, enable you to get some free exercise and bring the entire family together. Besides, it’s something you should consider if you enjoy the outdoors even more so front & back yard is the only outside we can pass at this #StayAtHome movement.

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6. Cleaning The House

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Before you start going room to room, pause first to put on some great, lively music. Put away, clean, and dust the rooms and find some clothes to donate or recycle. During this #StayAtHome, you can either do it together with your family or divide the work and task. Don’t forget to sanitize the furniture with anti-bacterial liquid! After the cleaning session, don’t forget to wash your hands!

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7. Reading

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Once in awhile, turn off the television and spend some free time to read a book. There is a no more important activity for preparing your child to succeed as a reader than reading aloud together. Due to the #StayAtHome movement, the kids can learn by reading books at home together with the parents. Moreover, you can find a great audiobook on your library app. So many easy access and no reason to not do it!

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8. Home Excercise

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Exercise or meditating is a must after the binge-eating all day long during #StayAtHome movement. The simplest way to work out at home is to use your own body. There are a variety of effective bodyweight exercises that can help you build strength, endurance and burn calories.

Time To Bond With Your Loved Ones

So, those are the 8 fun-filled activities for you and your family during the MCO. Engage your little ones and expend the bonding time with your family! Remember to stay safe while you’re at it!

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