Weekend Guide 3/20: What to make, play, & learn while Social Distancing

Jigsaw pattern puzzle
A fun puzzle game for kids

Every email you receive includes the word “unprecedented.” Kids are home, parents are home. Group texts update on which grocery stores are restocked with TP. Stay home, stay safe, say prayers, and attempt to use this time inside to learn something new, spend time with loved ones, and make soup. Here are some ideas for you:

Make french market soup

It’s the ultimate comfort food and so easy to make. Grab a bag of the 15 bean soup mix (available at most grocery stores, we got ours at Publix) and follow the instructions on the back.

Watch the penguins

Penguins waddling around the aquarium is entertaining to watch.

Sign up for a free Ivy League course

Wow! So many incredible classes from Ivy League institutions are offered on this list – and they are free!

Learn a new skill

Brit + Co is offering free courses until the end of the month with code SELFCARE

Try Headspace

Manage anxiety and focus on gratitude, breathing, and being calm. Download Headspace for a free 7 day trial.

Order take-out from local businesses

Two Facebook groups are keeping locals up to date on all restaurants offering take-out and curbside pick-up: Myrtle Beach Curbside and Delivery and Myrtle Beach Area Curbside, Takeout and Delivery Guide

Play a board game

We rounded up the best games to play with kids including games adults will like to play without kids like Phase 10 and Mancala.

Hang in there, friends. Count your blessings to try to keep your mind off of the scary news. Comment below if you have any recommendations on what to watch, read, listen to, or play while we are social distancing.

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