Here are some great ideas for teenagers to make the most of their time at home:
- Create vision boards or collages of things they are looking forward to post pandemic
- Start a journal to express themselves and their feelings daily
- Coordinate Zoom game nights with friends
- Start a virtual book club or engage in a book exchange
- Coordinate Netflix Parties with your favourite movies
- Enroll in a free online class and learn a new skill (ex. Music or painting basics)
- Discover new recipes online and practice cooking dinner for the family
- Research upcoming online paint nights
- Research virtual tours that align with their interests
- Discover online mindfulness meditation classes
It can be hard to reduce screen time for teenagers so why not turn a negative into a positive and make the most of screen time. There are many ideas floating on the World Wide Web and this is just a starting point of some great methods to make COVID a little more tolerable. Just because we’re spending most of our time indoors doesn’t mean the fun has to end.
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