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Creative Ways to Pass Time at Home During COVID-19

Posted Apr 13th, 2020 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Did You Know?, In the News

With self-isolation in full effect, many of us are feeling anxious being stuck at home. We’ve shared some creative ways to help pass the time during COVID-19.

Creative Ways to Pass Time at Home During COVID-19, Youngs Insurance, Ontario

Have you ever wanted to try something new?  Now is a perfect time! 

Spending some of your COVID-19 isolation time doing something creative will help alleviate stress and you can learn a new skill, too! Plus, at this point, what else are you doing at home? Isolation doesn’t have to be boring - we hope you have fun trying something new!

Five Creative Ways to Pass Time During COVID-19

#1 Learn How to Make Bread

Now is a great time to learn how to bake bread! Bread is such a delicious comfort, that’s good for the soul. The Food Network website is a great resource and provides helpful tips along with 7 beginner recipes

#2 Make a Blanket Using You Hands

Even though summer is around the corner, everyone likes to cuddle under a blanket or display it as décor. Can you imagine how awesome it would be to make one yourself?! Here’s an easy tutorial for a chunky hand-knitted blanket that only takes one hour to make.  All you need is chunky yarn, measuring tape, scissors, needle, and thread.

#3 Paint Old Furniture

If you have old wooden furniture, instead of getting rid of it, try painting it instead!  Check out this site with ideas on how to refresh old furniture by using Fusion Mineral Paint.  The paint is easy to use and painting is a good way to relieve stress and anxiety.   

#4 Make a 'Hold Everything' Tool Rack

Have you been trying to organize all your tools but could never find the time?  Then this is the perfect DIY solution for you. With just 4 steps, your tools will be organized efficiently!

#5 DIY Tie Rack

You probably don’t have to wear a tie from your home office, but that’s why it’s the ideal time to get them organized with this simple DIY project that your children can even help with! Plus, this is the perfect task to use those extra pieces of wood and nails you have laying around. 

In addition, if you were thinking about doing some spring cleaning, we highly suggest you read our simple guide to cleaning your yard for spring!

We hope these fun activities provide some much-needed distraction! Being creative is a great way to spend COVID-19 at home and finishing a DIY project will leave you with a feeling accomplished. If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 and your insurance policy, please don’t hesitate to contact your broker today!

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