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Hobbies To Consider Taking Up During Quarantine

We’re all searching for extra things to do in Lockdown, everyone’s saying it’s the perfect time to start doing something new. But what? It can be easier said than done, that’s for sure.

If you feel like this down time is the perfect time to take up a new hobby but you can’t quite think of something that tickles your fancy. We have taken the liberty of compiling a list of options for you that are fully possible with the stay at home sanctions. Enjoy!


Things to do in Lockdown

  • Astrology
  • Acting
  • Amateur radio
  • Animation
  • Aquascaping
  • Astronomy
  • Baking
  • Baton twirling
  • Bird Watching
  • Blogging
  • Building
  • Board/tabletop games
  • Book discussion clubs
  • Book restoration
  • Boxing
  • Bread Making
  • Calligraphy
  • Candle making
  • Car fixing & building
  • Card games
  • Clothes making
  • Coffee roasting
  • Coloring
  • Computer programming
  • Cooking
  • Craft
  • Creative writing
  • Crocheting
  • Cross-stitch
  • Crossword puzzles
  • Dance
  • Digital arts
  • DJ-ing
  • DIY
  • Drawing
  • Drink mixing
  • Electronics
  • Embroidery
  • Fantasy sports
  • Fashion
  • Fashion design
  • Flower arranging
  • Foreign language learning
  • Furniture building
  • Gaming (tabletop games and role-playing games)
  • Gardening
  • Genealogy
  • Gingerbread house making
  • Graphic design
  • Hacking
  • Henna
  • HIIT Training
  • Home improvement
  • Home Brewing
  • Hula hooping
  • Jewellery making
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • Journaling
  • Juggling
  • Karaoke
  • Knife making
  • Knitting
  • Knot tying
  • Kombucha brewing
  • Lace making
  • Lego building
  • Lock picking
  • Listening to music
  • Listening to podcasts
  • Macrame
  • Magic
  • Makeup
  • Meditation
  • Metalworking
  • Meteorology
  • Model building
  • Model engineering
  • Nail art
  • Needlepoint
  • Origami
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Pilates
  • Practical jokes
  • Pressed flower craft
  • Playing musical instruments
  • Plants (Repotting, taking care of them, maybe even saving one or two that you’ve neglected)
  • Pottery
  • Puzzles
  • Quilling
  • Quilting
  • Quizzes
  • Rail transport modelling
  • Rapping
  • Reading
  • Refinishing
  • Robot combat
  • Rubik’s Cube
  • Scrapbooking
  • Sculpting
  • Sewing
  • Singing
  • Sketching
  • Soapmaking
  • Social media
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Stamp collecting
  • Table tennis
  • Video editing
  • Video game developing
  • Video gaming
  • Weaving
  • Weight training
  • Welding
  • Whittling
  • Winemaking
  • Wood carving
  • Woodworking
  • Writing
  • Word searches
  • Yo-yoing
  • Yoga


Obviously these are just suggestions, we’re not saying that you need to do all of these – that would be a bit much. In saying that though, if you want to try them all then go for it, we won’t stop you.


If you’ve missed any of our most recent posts, we’ve been sharing our tips and advice on how to deal with being in Lockdown. Be sure to go and take a look at them to get some more inspiration!

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