100 Things For Couples To Do When You’re Bored At Home

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There’s always times in your life when you’re at home and you get bored. So these things to do when you’re bored at home can help start giving you ideas of things to do the next time you’re stuck at home and don’t know what to do.

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There’s only so much binge watching you can do, and Netflix and Chill quickly becomes old when you’re at home with your significant other.

Mixing up your days and taking some time away from the screen is always a great idea, and will help keep you both sane.

We’ve come up with 101 things for you to do when you’re bored at home, so you don’t lose your mind!

Check out our Stay At Home Date Night Ideas if you’re looking for more.

Self Care

During our normal routines, we get so busy with everything we have to do that we tend to neglect ourselves. This is the perfect time for some self-care.

Relaxing and spending some time on yourself is a great place to start when you’re bored and don’t know what to do.

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Here are our self-care ideas:

  • Do Yoga
  • Pray/Meditate 
  • Read A Devotional 
  • Write Letters To Your Loved Ones
  • Have A No Spend Week
  • Do An Art Project 
  • Have An At Home Spa Day 
  • Learn Photography 
  • Try New Fitness Videos
  • Do A Brain Dump

Things To Do With Your Spouse

Being bored at home is the perfect time to reconnect with one another. Turn off those screens and get some real quality time in with one another with some of these suggestions:

  • Stay In Bed All Day
  • Every Night Date Night 
  • Try New Recipes
  • Start A Couples Hobby
  • Work On Your Retirement Plans
  • Set Aside Time Together
  • Learn Each Others Love Language
  • Take Personality Tests Together 
  • Teach Each Other Something You Know
  • Create A Bucket-list 


If you just want to be entertained, there are several ways to do this at home. And they all don’t have to involve a screen.

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Try some of these entertainment ideas:

  • Read A Book
  • Binge A New Show
  • Trivia Night 
  • Create A New Playlist
  • Make A List Of Movies To Watch
  • Play An Instrument 
  • Listen To A Podcast 
  • Start A Journal
  • Write A Story/Book/Script
  • Do A Puzzle 

Date Ideas 

What a perfect time for a date night! When you’re at home and you don’t know what you want to do, add a few date night ideas to your list.

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House Stuff

Doing some stuff around the house is a great way to pass some time and be productive too. If you have a list of things to do, get started on those.

Here are some ideas you might want to try:

  • Work on a house project 
  • Clean out your closet 
  • Organize the garage 
  • Get Rid Of Junk
  • Rearrange A Room In Your House
  • Deep Clean Your Kitchen
  • Set Up Your Dream Craft Room/Office/Studio
  • Build A Piece Of Furniture
  • Make Wall Art

Things To Do On The Computer

There’s always a bunch of computer work to do, as the internet opens your world up to everything. If you have some time on the computer, you can get lots done…

  • Organize your photos 
  • Backup important files 
  • Start A Blog
  • Edit Your Vacation Video
  • Start A YouTube Channel
  • Skype Distant Relatives
  • Start A Side Hustle
  • Create A Tutorial Video
  • Learn A New Computer Program
  • Organize Your Email
  • Online Shopping

Things To Do To Help Others

Take this time to help others in need. There are still some things you can do from home without having to leave the house, like:

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  • Skype A Kid For An Hour
  • Ask Fellow Business Friends What You Can Do To Help
  • Make A Meal For An Elderly Neighbor/New Mom
  • Offer To Do Your Church Website/Social Media
  • Help an organization with their brochures, flyers, or buttons. Use a button maker to make these!

Get To Learning

What better time to learn something new, than when you’re bored at home. There are so many free options on YouTube and other sites that can teach you pretty much anything you want to learn.

Here are some things you can do to help you get started learning new things:

  • Watch A Documentary 
  • Listen To Ted Talks
  • Binge YouTube Videos On A Subject You Want To Learn 
  • Read Educational Literature 
  • Learn A New Language 
  • Freshen Up On Your Skills
  • Start A New Bookkeeping Plan 
  • Learn an Art like Painting or Crochet
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Make Money 

Turn your boredom into some cold hard cash! There are so many different ways to earn a few extra bucks with the extra time you have on your hands.

Some of our favorites include:

  • Sell Your Old Clothes On Poshmark, Mecari, Ebay, etc. 
  • Start An Etsy Shop
  • Sell Your Photos On Stock Photo Sites
  • Become An Amazon Seller
  • Do Online Surveys
  • Become An Affiliate Seller For Products
  • Teach English Online
  • Ghostwrite For Bloggers
  • Create New Recipes And Sell To Food Blogs
  • Become An Online Tutor

Get Creative 

Your creativity can suffer when you sit at home all day staring at the TV screen. Instead, get creative by doing some new and fun creativity projects.

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  • Make Photo Books Online 
  • Scrapbook Old Photos
  • Write A Children’s Book
  • Paint A Piece of Furniture 
  • Write A Movie Script
  • Spend Some Time Coloring  
  • Illustrate A Comic Book
  • Do A Paint By Number Painting

Backyard Fun 

The backyard is still “at home”, so get outside, get some fresh air, and pick a few of your favorite activities:

  • Picnic In The Backyard
  • Go Stargazing 
  • Make S’mores
  • Watch A Movie Outside
  • Play Catch 
  • Have Your Own BBQ
  • Tent Camping 
  • Plant A Garden 
  • Play Fetch With Your Dog 
  • Get Some Vitamin D

There is so much you can do when you are bored at home. You just have to decide if you want to relax or be productive.

This list has some great ideas just to get you started, so now you can think of some things you want to do or accomplish while you’re bored out of your mind at home.

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