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Posted On: 5 April 2020 04:54 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:07 pm

Things to do at home in Qatar: April 5 - April 11, 2020

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 5, 2020: Clean your car

With officials urging us to limit unnecessary outdoor plans due to COVID-19 disease, your car must be spending some lazy times at the parking. So cleaning your vehicle should also be on the list during your free time. And remember to use the right disinfectants that can kill the viruses so that it doesn't live on surfaces such as rubber, plastic, aluminum, and leather. If you need some expert hands to help you with proper car cleaning, you may take help from EButler - this single app will cater to all your needs, whether you need a car wash, an electrician, pest control service, appliance repair, or even a home doctor, EButler has you covered. If you want to learn more about their services, click HERE.

April 6, 2020: Join free online family workshops

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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 7, 2020: Meditate and be mindful

This seems to be the perfect time to focus on your life and calm your thoughts with guided meditations and yoga aimed at tackling problems like anxiety and sleeplessness. Yoga is becoming one of the most popular physical activities in Doha, especially among women, creating a communal focal point where people can engage in, practice, and experience for themselves the power of yoga and realize the benefits of this ancient technique to improve both body and soul. If you are wondering how and where to start, download Headspace or Breethe that are available on Apple and Android devices.

April 8, 2020: Decorate your own pottery

Unleash your inner creativity in a fun way, such as decorating pottery. Transform your simple porcelain or ceramic pot into a colorful piece.

April 9, 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.

April 10, 2020: Redecorate your home

With the coronavirus outbreak, you are spending most of the time at home which can be truly boring. That’s when it’s time to redecorate or at least shake things up a bit. Redecorating can give your room a new look which will transport you to a fresh mood without having to leave the room.

April 11, 2020: Have a virtual adventure

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With most travel plans are on hold for a while during the coronavirus outbreak, you can still different prominent places online. A wide variety of virtual adventures are available on the Internet, such as Global Trek lets you discover countries around the world.

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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