Things to do at home while you’re social distancing

Crafts, cooking, science, music & more

Social distancing things to do (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – As the cabin fever sets in, we know you’re looking for new things to try at home.

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Here’s a list of activities for you and your family, with links to help you navigate through the fun!

Learn online:

Learn about the outdoors while staying in

10 fun, educational websites your kids will love

20 websites to keep your kids busy & smart

Homeschooling tips from a working mom turned teacher

Which animals like PB&J?

Dive into what’s going on at the zoo

Listen to local music:

Love Coma

Isaac Jacob Band

Damon Curtis

Lucas Jack

Marcy Grace

The Reed Brothers

Roadside Libby

Allan Hendrickson

Kane Alvarado

The Peterson Brothers

The Powell Brothers

Cook together:

Mike’s “Pasta alla Sorrento”

Kid recipe: Microwave mug cakes from scratch

Non-alcoholic drinks to try at home

Weird cocktail with chickpeas (it’s surprisingly good)

Kid recipe: ‘Amped up’ ramen

Fiona’s turkey spaghetti

Fiona’s easy grilled chicken salad

David’s fajitas with meat from Wiatrek’s

Twists on classic PB&J

Easy honey mustard chicken

Easy freezer roast

Try an Irish recipe

Creole cookin'

Bread baking for beginners

Chicken fried tamales

Date night at home: fancy dinner for your sweetheart

3 juice recipes

Greek soup packed with nutrients

Cinnamon. Roll. Pancakes.

Hone your pie baking skills: Southern chocolate bourbon kahlua pecan pie

Recipes from the pros at H-E-B

Order take-out #dinelocal:

SA Food 2 Go

Support local food trucks

One stop grocery shop

Get deals on to-go orders from San Antonio-area restaurants

Bars, restaurants closed due to coronavirus

Get fit:

Workouts kids can do right outside their front door

Exercise using things around the house

Enjoy parks

Bob Harper on staying healthy during isolation

Stairs & chairs workout

Craft up a storm:

Adorable Easter crafts (unicorns!!!)

How to make wind chimes out of dominos

Make your own hand sanitizer

Found it outside? Craft it!

Celebrate an at-home Fiesta with homemade wreaths and crafts + more crafts!

Learn about black history with crafts for kids

Relive rodeo with crafting activities

Easy Easter crafts

More Easter crafts!

Learn to sew:

Easy sewing for kids

Tailoring tips

Spruce up your home & garden:

Organize your pantry on a budget

Clean your panini press with chopsticks

How to make a fairy garden

Plant your own food & flowers

Home improvement on a budget

Spruce up your home with spring looks

Do science experiments:

Make animal sounds at home


Be a super spy

Balancing act

Balloon experiments

Hair-raising static

Play with toys:

Learn while having fun with educational toys

And when all else fails...Netflix & chill.

Hang in there!

About the Author

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.

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