Fun things to do at home

Keeping active

Staying at home so much means it’s more important than ever to look after yourself and get moving.

Disability Sports Coach have developed many online and offline resources to help people stay active at home. To join a session, please email clubs@disabilitysportscoach.co.uk or emma@disabilitysportscoach.co.uk to receive your Zoom code. Anyone who is new to the sessions should register online first.

This useful guide from DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth) has details of their sports and social activities, and links to other resources that may be of help: 

EveryBODY Dance! A disability dance video developed as a fun, exciting and inclusive way to get active and show off your moves.

DanceSyndrome have a YouTube channel with lots of inclusive dance workshop videos adapted to be done from the comfort of your own home (even your armchair). 

Watch this video from the MS Society with exercises suitable for wheelchair users.

If you prefer something gentler try this Tai Chi daily practice video.

There are a variety of gentler exercises provided by the NHS all designed to be done at home to help with mobility as follows:

The NHS also suggest some quick and easy 10 minute workouts here.

Entertainment

Being stuck at home for a long time can be boring, but there are lots of things you can do to keep entertained and have fun. 

Click here for virtual museum and zoo tours 

Click here for art, music and drama resources 

Click here for online puzzles and games

Healthy eating recipes

Spending so much time at home gives us more opportunities to cook. Here are some easy read recipes to download to try out delicious, healthy meals and snacks at home.

Chicken and veggie wrap

Cous cous with roasted vegetables

Cheese sandwich

Jacket potato with tuna and sweetcorn