Coronavirus: what to do at home while confined?

Published by Caroline J. · Published on 29 March 2020 at 10h16 · Updated on 20 April 2020 at 17h02
Stay at home, this is the watchword for as long as the confinement lasts, as decreed by the French government to try and curb and limit the propagation of coronavirus in France. So, in the health crisis context, we all have to adapt and find alternatives to our entertaining outings now banned. Read, write, paint, cook, work out, watch series, have fun with the kids… Discover a bunch of things you can do at home while confined.

Stay at home: so is the instruction to follow for at least these upcoming 15 days. It’s important and necessary to limit the propagation of coronavirus in France. But then, what can we do during this confinement? In addition to remote work for some, keeping children busy for others, there are many entertainments to enjoy at home: reading, watching movies, working out, cooking, playing video games, writing, drawing, painting, singing, playing music, dancing, meditating, sleeping… Here are some entertainments to enjoy from the comfort of your home.

Art

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Culture

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Music

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Stay tuned to discover more ideas to keep yourselves busy during the quarantine.


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