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Posted On: 26 April 2020 05:00 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:07 pm

Things to do at home in Qatar: April 26 - May 2, 2020

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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Looking for something to do in Doha? We're bringing you this special edition of Things to Do to keep you occupied over the week ahead. With most of the establishments closed and events postponed or canceled, it would be helpful to still have a semblance of routine, so we're bringing you a list of things you can do at home instead!

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April 24, 2020: Learn how to cut hair

With today’s condition due to COVID-19, cutting your own hair can be a new skill that will help you to maintain your style. If done right, cutting your own hair can be easy, allowing you to experiment with different looks and styles. If you know how to cut hair, you can be a great help to your family and your budget.

April 27, 2020: Create brilliant art with spray paint

Spray paint is of the most popular paint media that’s easy and quick to use fast-drying, and there are no brush strokes. It also spreads its charms to almost anything –on wood, plastic, metal, ceramics, glass, and canvas. Moreover, it's a great way to upcycle old items that can be turned into a chic addition to any home! To get some ideas, check these awesome things you can do with spray paint.

April 28, 2020: Make a bird feeder

Whether it's spring, summer, or winter, there are a few hungry birds in your own backyard or balcony. You can create comfort for them and feel totally at home with a handmade bird feeder. Making homemade bird feeders is a fun way for you and your kids that can create connections and love for the birds.

April 29, 2020: Making playdough

    We often buy playdough from stores for the kids but did you know you can make playdough from everyday ingredients found in your kitchen cupboards? If you need a recipe, check out this one from I Heart Naptime. All you need are quart-sized bags, all-purpose flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, veggie or coconut oil, and food coloring.

    April 30, 2020: Educational app for young kids

    Educational apps can benefit your children by teaching them skills in a variety of subjects in a fun and engaging way. "Khan Academy Kids" is such an app that inspires a lifetime of learning and discovery with our free, fun educational program for children ages two to seven.


    May 1, 2020: Join free online family workshops

    The Qatar Children’s Museum (QCM), now being developed by Qatar Museums (QM) hosts daily workshops on its Instagram account (@ChildrensMuseum.QA) that families can participate in using everyday materials found in their homes.

    The content is suitable for both Arabic and English-speaking audiences which helps to aid families that are sheltering at home during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

    April 25, 2020: Try a new recipe

    Between work and taking care of the kids, managing extra energy to try a new recipe can be quite difficult. However, if you approach new dishes with a sense of adventure, exploring recipes can be entertaining. And it's the ideal time to try some new home-cooked meals that are healthy and help to keep your and loved ones immune system strong. To have some recipe ideas, you may visit this website.

    Staying at home doesn't have to be boring! Let us know if you found these activities helpful and don't forget to hit like and share - it keeps us going!

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