19 Productive Things To Do At Home When You’re Bored

Bored at home? Looking for something to do? Here’s a list of ideas for productive things to do at home when you’re bored with friends, family, or alone to help you stay busy and entertained.

Productivity Hacks: Things to do at Home When You’re Bored

1. Invest in yourself. 

Find a create course on Skillshare and learn about photography, blogging, or photo editing. There’s a course for anything from animation to languages.

2. Get Creative. 

This is the perfect time to paint, draw, and embrace your creativity. 

3. Start a new project. 

Use this time to start that renovation project you’ve been dreaming about.

4. Organize your pantry.

Store everything in clear containers so you can see it and grab what you need.

5. Wash your makeup brushes.

When’s the last time you did that? This tool does the dirty work for you.

6. Make a photo book

Create a fun memory book with all your favorite photos.

7. Clean out your inbox.

Delete any emails that are cluttering your inbox.

8. Reconnect with family and friends.

Call your grandparents, video call your parents, or text a buddy you haven’t talked to in a while.

9. Purge your closet.

Donate anything that you no longer wear or sell it online. Check out Poshmark or Depop

10. Plan a Fun Night in

Need an idea? Read this: Creative, Fun + Romantic Ideas For Date Night At Home

11. Practice self-care.

Give yourself some YOU time. Focus on self-care and your mental health.

12. Move your body.

Can’t make it to the gym? Create a workout space at home.

13. Go outside  

Walk around the block or go for a bike ride.

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14. Start a Gratitude Journal 

Write about what you’re grateful for today.

15. Meditate.

Unplug and relax your mind and body.

16. Create a vision board to visualize your goals.

While we can’t control what’s happening around us, you can tune in to yourself to see what you might need. Create a vision board to manifest your dream life.

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17. Start a side hustle. 

Need extra cash? Check out these creative side hustle ideas.

18. Start teaching online.

If you love working with kids, have a Bachelor’s Degree, and have some teaching or tutoring experience, you can teach English online to students through VIPKid and ItutorGroup.

VIPKid – Teachers in the USA (except California) and Canada can apply. 

iTutorGroup – Teachers worldwide accepted.

19. Back up your photos.

Save your photos on a hard drive so you don’t risk losing them all if you lose your phone.


We hope you enjoyed this list. Let us know how you escape boredom in the comments below!

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