If you are stuck at home and are looking for ways to stay mentally and physically healthy, then use this list of free resources during quarantine.
These resources range from free mental health services, exercise videos, virtual tours, educational materials, entertainment, and more.
Free Resources During Quarantine and Self-Isolation
Resources for Families
Free Month of Autism Support for Parents of Children on the Spectrum
AnswersNow provides online chat and video support for parents of children on the spectrum. Get a free month of online ABA therapy from board-certified clinicians using this AnswersNow link.
70 Things to Do with Kids Now That We’re All Stuck at Home
This page on Indy’s Child has a list of 70 ideas of fun things to do with your kids.
Keep your kids entertained and enriched during quarantine with these free online art and education resources
Head over to Pittsburgh City Paper to find out about free online art and education resources.
Free Road Trip Ideas and Activities for Kids
Yes, I know it says road trip ideas, but being confined to a car is a lot like being confined to a house. Many of these road trip activities would be great for inside the house as well.
Stuck at home? Take free drawing classes from famous illustrators
On this page from Fast Company, it says most of these classes are designed for kids, but all welcome the young at heart.
E-resources to enjoy when stuck at home!
Using your library card, you can access a ton of free e-resources such as magazines and books. When you visit this page, you’ll see there are a ton of freebies to choose from.
Popular Family Games and Toys You Can Buy on Amazon
Free Stuff for Teens Stuck at Home
Since my kids are now in the preteen and teenage years, many of the ideas I found online would not be interesting to them. So, I have started looking for some fun things to do for teens that are stuck at home. If you have teens too, then you’ll want to visit these sites for fun ideas for teenagers.
70 Things for Teens to Do When Stuck at Home
Head over to this page from Sami Cone to learn fun things that your teens can do during social distance and quarantine. You’ll find a range of activities such as cooking projects, learning new skills and hobbies, TED talks, and coding.
Things to Buy to Entertain Teens
Resources for Adults
Gym closed? Here are some of the best home workout options
In this article from CNET, there is a list of home workout options that you can do while stuck at home.
Virtual exercise classes and workouts to get you through the coronavirus quarantine
If you want to exercise at home, then head over to the Chicago Tribune’s list of virtual exercise classes and workouts.
Fun Stuff to Buy for Adults Stuck in the House
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