21Go for a bike ride and stop to take pictures of flowers.
22 Have a neighborhood physical-distancing picnic. Invite
everyone to spread a blanket on their own front lawn at
20 Mail notes and homemade artwork to out-of-town
relatives and friends.
23Purge your closets. This is a great time to clean, and
many people will need donated items in the coming
months. Be sure to donate only items in good condition and
recycle the rest.
24Host a cooking contest, either in person with your
household or a virtual one with friends. Gourmet
grilled cheese anyone?
25To honor those who died while serving in the U.S.
Memorial Day like
never before. Go
all out with flags
skill. From crafts
dozens of sites
are offering free
spa day. If you’re
kids, let them create a service list, set up a salon, and “charge”
the adults for things like manicures and foot soaks.
28If you can, pay a bill for someone else. If not, donate
some time to a nonprofit.
29Create a maze or labyrinth in your yard. Use leaves or
sticks for a temporary path, rocks or bricks for a more
30Put a thank you for all you do card of apprecia-tion
in your mailbox for your mail deliverer, you
can even include a gift card.
31Plan a neighborhood party to celebrate the end of this
10Happy Mother’s Day! Remember your mother, grand-mothers
and mothers-in-law on their day with a card,
encouraging note and a phone call.
11Write down your memories of these weeks, one
day you’ll look back on them in awe.
12Gather your craft supplies and see what you can make.
Give yourself full creative freedom.
13Weed a neighbor’s flower beds.
14Send someone a surprise food delivery from your
favorite local spot or delivery service.
15Create a visual-only scavenger hunt around the neigh-borhood
and share it with your neighbors.
16Rearrange your furniture. If you have kids, let them
decide where things should go.
17Contact a local charity or church and see how you can
help them meet community needs.
18Make a list of people you know who are home alone
and send them animated ecards.
19Help create a bear hunt: place a stuffed teddy bear in
a window of your home and then the kids can look for
them on their walks.