By Sundas Iftikhar

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting this world by economically, socially and medically as well. All around the word its spreading and leaving its footprints in results of millions of affected people and thousands of deaths worldwide. Cure of Coronavirus has not been introduced yet, but researchers are trying to find out its treatment or vaccine. Until now we have only precautions of coronavirus (COVID-19) as a counter measures such as stay homes (quarantine), wash hands, use masks and keep distancing (social) and keep our lives safe. So here we are going to introduce some exciting and productive activities for all how we can spend our time with family and get involved in such interesting activities with kids which make you happy.

Across all over the world educational institute, commercial activities, entertainment facilities, restaurants and athletic field have closed due to coronavirus. Everyone is keeping social distances. All over the world people have stayed all the time at home with their families, no one are going outside. Student are taking their classes online and every employee are working in the home.

During quarantine it is difficult to spend all the time at home because in our daily life routine we go outside for outing but now due to corona we all are staying at home. So in this state “how can we spend our time?”

List of activities that make us happy

Talk with Friends Virtually

At home we cannot see friends neither we can talk with friends face to face. So we can connect with friends virtually. Try a video chat by using platforms like WhatsApp, Messenger. We can spend quality time with friends by such type of platform. A business worker can use an app for meeting such like Zoom, Skype to discuss commercial activities.

Eating is a necessity, cooking is an art

Some people find cooking to be a boring, while some consider it a fun. So in simple words “Cooking is fun, Cooking is enjoyable, Cooking is simple.” Cooking is the source of calming the mind When we will free, we will be feeling stress. So cooking is a source by which we will never feeling stress. It is a way that makes everyone happy. Involve the child as well in such type of activities. This gives a child a good chance to learn about the various nutrients available in what you eat. Impress the other with your chef powers. Getting praise and good comments is a priding comment for us and feel overjoy.

It will be our lasting memories that can be made in the kitchen due to corona. To capture all those memories in your mobile phone update it in Instagram, Facebook and What’sapp and takes good feedback.

Other Productive Activities to Entertain yourself

Here are the list of ideas for you have a good time in our home.

Read a new and old book because:

  • It will strengthens the brain
  • Increase empathy
  • Build vocabulary
  • Reduce stress
  • And it will improve focus and concentration on studies
  • Watch a program on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and animated videos on YouTube.
  •  Play your favorite music and games.
  • Do exercises it’s free and good for us.

Write essays, articles, poems, whatever you want. Take help from the internet how to write essays, articles and poems because it will improve your skill powers in your spare time.

Gardening if you have a yard in your House

  • Gardening with children will be helpful for their development.
  • It is a physical development activity. They will be moving their bodies from one place to another place with the help of carrying tools, soil and water.
  • It is a good way to get exercise and fresh air.
  • By this children have lots of fun, get benefits and development skills like they will responsible, will learn about the causes and effects of planting.
  • They will be self-confidence from achieving their goals and enjoying the food they have grown, love the nature and will learn the nutrition’s “How fresh food comes from”.  
  • Also encourage children to dig in the dirt will engage in weeding, picking flower,, composing, recycling  and will also engage in craft activities using harvested seeds, plants and flowers.

But remember not to touch your face during gardening and after gardening because during those activities follow the quarantine precautions. After gardening wash your hands with sanitizer or hand wash from at least 10 to 15 seconds.

Tie-Dye activity are the way to creating something fun. Let children know which tools are needed for art because it is a great way for your kids to work on their fine motor skills. By this they wil figure out the tips and procedure of fine and beautiful art because free time is the time by which you learn more and more.

“Manage your time, Improve your life”


Time management is important because it is all about spending in your time in right places and on the  things. It’s about knowing the state of quality of being superior, duty and arrangement. When we will manage our time, we will get benefits in all area of life like can achieve more, improve decision, making ability, learn opportunities, reduce stress, become more successful in our career and know the value of self-confidence.

Muhammad Usman

Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


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