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During these times when everything in Houston is shut down and life seems to be put on pause, finding fun activities to do at home can be a challenge. Especially, when the only place you’re spending your days is inside. 

Proguard is here to help.

Here are five  activities you can do during your quarantine: 

1. Complete a Puzzle

From crosswords to picture puzzles, there are endless possibilities when it comes to your puzzle selection. If you don’t have any in the home, check out these fun online puzzles to pass the time alone or with family. 

2. Learn a New Language

Download the Duolingo app and learn a new language for free. It’s free and easy to get started. You’ve always said you wanted to learn a new language, now is a perfect time!

3. Read or Listen to your favorite book

It’s time to dust those books on your shelf off and get to reading. Whether it’s fiction or nonfiction, curl up on your sofa and get lost in a great story or share your favorite childhood story with your kids. Rather listen instead? Get a free book on Audible when you sign up for a free trial. 

4. Journal or Blog

Writing down daily gratitude, thoughts, or new ideas can keep your spirits up during the pandemic. Spend a few minutes or a few hours a day writing or blogging, you never know what will come out!

5. Learn a New Skill

With companies offering free online classes during quarantine, this may be a great time to brush up on your skills or learn a new one. Here are a few you can take right now:

  • School 16 is offering free live tech training. It’s perfect for those who want to learn and develop their skills in the tech industry. 
  • Yale’s most popular course, The Science of Well Being teaches you how to deal with stress and be happier. – A great topic for the pandemic. 
  • Learn to game development with free access to Unity’s premium platform for the next 3 months. 


Want more free courses? Here’s a list of 500 more Ivy League schools that offer free access to their courses.

We know how hard it can be stuck in the house but together we can stay home and save lives. #StayHomeSave Lives.


The Proguard Team

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