Activities for Kids During Social Distancing


Whether you’re team mass hysterics or team ain’t no thing, I think we can all agree that Coronavirus is shaking things up for us moms! 

Many of us are realizing the importance of social distancing while we attempt to keep our families and the community safe.

Kids waiting for activity

We at Gulf Coast Moms Blog have you covered for ideas to turn a scary moment into some family fun!



  • Yard day. My yard is equal part leaves and weeds.
  • Pick up trash around neighborhood. Use gloves, of course.
  • Plant container gardens.
  • Nature scavenger hunt
  • Photography walk. Give them a camera and let them go wild.
  • Bike rides
  • Play at the beach
  • Fly a kite
  • Pick up food to-go or have a picnic
  • Geocache, a treasure hunt game where you use a GPS to explore local landmarks.
  • Scavenger hunt for the road, while enjoying a nice long drive. Even better if baby sleeps best in the car.
  • Fishing
  • Feed ducks
  • Is Pokémon Go  still a thing!?
  • Fairy and gnome boxes made out of old shoe or diaper boxes
  • Create a treasure dig in a baby pool
  • “Paint” the fence with a brush and water
  • Plant a garden
  • Start a compost
  • Yard games like cornhole or darts
  • Backyard obstacle course
  • Make bird feeders. Roll a pine cone in peanut butter and seeds.
  • Sidewalk chalk murals or self portraits
  • Bubbles and all the bubble things
TELL US your favorite activity and let’s get through this together!