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With every one of us having to spend a lot of time at home due to the current pandemic, boredom can often set in especially if we have nothing to do but sit at home and watch tv.
I’m writing this post in the middle of the lockdown. The best way to combat boredom is to stay busy and kill some time by occupying the mind and learning or creating something new.
With all the spare time on our hands, now is the perfect opportunity to do something we’ve always wanted to do that we never got round to doing. Even when this is all over, these ideas can still be done at home in our spare time.
I’ve put together seven great activities and courses that can be done from home which are perfect for keeping all the family occupied, including some free activities to take advantage of!
Create A Blog
Create a blog with this *Online Blog Creation Course for One. The course contains 10 modules and 15 hours of study.
Learn at your own pace and at times to suit your schedule. Contains everything you need to know about launching your own blog.
Learn Interior Design
If interior design is something that interests you but you don’t know where to start, why not learn the steps you need to take in order to *Become an Interior Designer with this diploma course?
Once the online course is completed you will take a multiple-choice test that can be taken at a time that suits you best. The examination pass mark is 70%.
When you’ve completed the online test you can print out your certificate when needed.
Learn Fashion Design
This *Fashion Design Diploma Course will cover everything from learning the terminology to selling and marketing your designs.
Learn important skills online in building a successful career in the fashion industry.
Like the course mentioned above, the test is multiple-choice with a pass mark of 70% and you can print off your certificate once you have passed.
Learn massage with video tutorials demonstrating essential massage techniques with this *20-hour Online International Massage Diploma Course.
An online tutor is available to offer you support as you study. Learn at times that are convenient for you.
This course is designed to help you get your foot in the door and will provide you with all the information needed to achieve a future career within the massage industry.
Learn Cooking Online for Free with Delia
If you can’t cook, need to brush up on your cooking skills or want to learn some different recipes, you can learn online for free at The Delia Online Cookery School. Get the kids involved and have fun!
The site was created in 2013 for anyone wanting to learn to cook, it’s totally free and will guide you step-by-step helping you to make good nutritious home-cooked food for all the family.
Learn Spanish Online
*Learn Spanish level one and two online at home in your own time. This course is for one person and is for all ages.
Level one will help you gain confidence speaking, writing and understanding the language.
Level two will take you to the next level teaching you to communicate fluently.
Once the modules are completed, you will take a multiple-choice test, the pass mark is 70% and if you don’t pass first time, not to worry, you can retake the test as many times as is necessary. All retakes are included within the price.
Have Fun with Harry Potter at Home
Great for kids young and old! Banish boredom with Harry Potter at Home. Find magical craft videos, articles, quizzes, puzzles and lots more all for free!
This site was created to help children, parents, carers and teachers add a touch of Harry Potter magic to their new daily lives.