fun things to do while social distancing

Fun things to do while social distancing

Stream a movie early

Movie studios who were banking on playing their films on the big screen are now releasing them early to streaming devices.
 
Disney announced that it made the decision to release the latest Pixar film “Onward” starting Friday at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Friday’s release is for purchase through services like iTunes. It will be on the Disney+ streaming service on April 3.
Warner Bros. is releasing the latest Ben Affleck flick “The Way Back” on digital March 24. The company is also releasing “Birds of Prey” the same day. If horror is more your style, “The Invisible Man” was recently released less than a month after it appeared in theaters, USA Today reported.
 
Click here for a list of new movies that are being released to streaming apps early.
 

Binge-watch a series

Want to find out why everyone’s talking about Baby Yoda, but you haven’t sat down to watch “The Mandalorian?” Now is your chance.
 
There’s a bunch of shows that are perfect for binge-watching while you’re still home.
Maybe you’ll want to start new shows like “Picard” or catch up on those classic “Seinfeld” episodes.


Get some culture

The Metropolitan Opera is streaming nightly. Click here for the schedule.
Broadway HD also has about 300 classic musicals, plays and shows, according to Cosmopolitan. BroadwayWorld is also posting clips of stars singing songs from popular shows.
 
You can also visit a museum without leaving the comfort of your home. Click here for a list.

See a concert

A lot of artists are holding livestream and virtual concerts. Click here for a list.

Go on a safari

Zoos are putting up their animal cameras. The Cincinnati Zoo has a “Home Safari Facebook Live”

Read a book

Psychology Today suggests reading five books you have always wanted to read but never had the time.

Call someone

Don’t let social distancing keep you from interacting,  call someone, text them, use FaceTime.

Write, journal

The COVID-19 pandemic has a lot of people saying we’re living in an unprecedented time. Write about it. Or if you always wanted to write a book, start writing.

Listen to podcasts

Find your favorite topic and listen to a podcast on it.

Go for a walk, get outside

 Doctors say fresh air and exercise are good for not only your physical health but also mental health. You can walk around your neighborhood.

Cook

See what you have in your pantry and whip up a new meal.

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