Kids Quarantine Quests

Kids Quarantine Quests

Kids Quarantine Quests

The schools are closed and a quarter of the world is in some kind of lockdown. Meaning that many kids are stuck at home continuously saying “I’m bored, what can I do?”

To help with that I’ve made a list of Kids Quarantine Quests to keep you busy and safe.

Click here for Quarantine Ideas, for more ideas aimed towards older people.

  • Make a dream/vision board
  • Read books – dust off the old ones on your bookshelves, or try reading online. I use Amazon kindle and Google books
  • Listen to free audiobooks on audible – with the schools now closed audible have given children access to instantly stream audio stories for free
  • Try unplugging
  • Call your friends and relatives, or better yet, facetime them
  • Practise mindfulness or meditation
  • Keep a diary or journal of this historical time
  • Get cooking and baking
  • Practise or learn a skill: draw, paint, creative writing, a different language – there are loads of apps and platforms to help you with this, like: YouTube, Skillshare, Udemy, and, Duolingo, to name a few
  • Get out and play every board and card game you own
  • Try every electronic game you own
  • Play virtual games with your friends
  • Do some puzzles – or try making your own
  • Colour in
  • Science experiments – just go to YouTube and type in “science experiments for kids”, there are so many great things to watch and loads to try
  • DANCE PARTY! – dress in your disco clothes, put on some party music and have fun
  • Help in the garden
  • Give your room a good organise and clean
  • Build a blanket or box fort
  • Learn a new hobby, or expand on an existing one – some suggestions are sewing, cooking, drawing, journaling, scrapbooking, photography, cross-stitch, and, origami
  • Watch all the films and TV shows you’ve been wanting to – with adult permission of course
  • Movie night – maybe in your fort?
  • Work on your family tree
  • Make a new board game
  • Create a marble or ball run – using recycling boxes and tubes
  • Make a scavenger hunt
  • Draw a treasure map
  • Fold and decorate paper planes
  • Write to family and friends – you know, old-style, with paper and pens
  • Play with the pets if you have any – and try making them some new toys
  • Make a reading den/nook
  • Practise shadow puppets
  • Sew yourself a new teddy – with adult help
  • Make slime – with adult help
  • Follow Zumba or dance videos in your living room
  • Help clean out the car/garage
  • Create your own mini-Olympics in the garden/living room – do this safely and with adult permission
  • Make and hang up bird feeders
  • Got an instrument? Practise, practise, practise
  • Try to make something from Pinterest – if you fail, take a picture to share with your loved ones, and try again
  • Film TikTok videos
  • Teach your pets new tricks
  • Exercise and stretch
  • Play the Sims (if you’re old enough) – try a challenge, like: Living as my Sim for 24-hours, 100 Baby, Not So Berry, Black Widow, Asylum, Rags to Riches, or some of the many other challenges out there
  • E-visit locationsGood Housekeeping shared this list of locations offering virtual tours
  • Have an indoor picnic
  • Join in with P.E with JoeJoe Wicks (The Body Coach) is live-streaming a workout, every weekday, at 9am GMT. He’s inspiring people around the world to keep exercising and staying healthy during quarantine. It’s a good way to start your day, regardless of your age
  • Start your own, or join an existing, virtual book club
  • Shadow drawing
  • Practise trick shots
  • Start playing MMORPGs – seriously, just type MMORPG into your search engine and unveil the world of online multiplayer games (check for age restrictions, and get adult permission)

Do you have any ideas to add to this list? What are you doing to ward off boredom?


Elimy X

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