Fun things to do at home with your loved one when you’re bored
Let’s talk about chasing the boredom away with some at-home date ideas.
Are you stuck at home and wondering what to do?
Today, I’ve prepared for you 50 fun things for couples to do at home when bored. These at-home date ideas are so good and will take so much of your time that you’ll be busy for weeks ahead.
Shall we dive in?
At-Home Date Ideas For Couples
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1. Picnic in the garden
If you’re lucky enough to have a garden, you could totally enjoy a picnic on the grass. Prepare some sandwiches, get some sparkling wine and a few cupcakes, and head out to enjoy the weather.
2. Picnic in the living room
You already know the menu.
3. Dance together
I’m secretly trying to teach my fiancé to dance salsa for the last year or so. I’m not sure it goes as well as it should, but it’s fun trying. Dance together with your loved one, and see if you can even create your own dance moves.
4. Learn a new language together
Learning a new language is so easy nowadays. Youtube has tons of videos to help you start, or you could use mobile apps like Duolingo to help you. Doing it with your soulmate is even better as you could practice together and grow together.
5. Play board games together
Board games are a fun way to challenge each other and add some competitive sparkle between you two. Here’s a list of board games you could play together with your partner:
6. Play naughty games for couples
What better time to explore and learn more about each other? Here’s a list of some of the best games for couples:
- Artagia – date night box set with conversation starters
- Sweaty Mess – Kinky games for couples
- Our Moments
- Do you Know Me?
- Intimacy Deck
- Would You Rather – naughty version
- Free Love Coupons For Him
7. Watch a movie together when you’re bored
Sometimes the biggest pleasures come with the simplest things – like a movie night together.
8. Watch a Stand-Up Comedy
Netflix offers stand-up comedy series you could binge-watch over a few bottles of wine.
9. Binge-Watch Series
Why not choose a series you both enjoy and spend the weekend over a few bowls of popcorn?
10. Deep clean your home
Ugh, I know it doesn’t sound like fun, but it’s something we all must do every now and then. If you’re both together at home and you’re bored, use the time to help each other with the chores.
11. Reorganise your home
If you’re home with your strong man, use his strength to move things around. Reorganize your home, move the furniture and create a new home for both of you.
12. Create your happy memories board
All you need is a simple corkboard and your happiest photos printed. There are plenty of companies that could deliver your photos to your home in a day or so.This simple process will help you go over your happiest times together and will bring back memories and emotions you forgot.
13. Create a video collage of your photos
Here’s another smart idea if you can’t be bothered to print your photos. Create a video collage of your favorite photos together, choose the music and have fun. Use programs like Filmora to help you do that.
14. Cook together
I know that most couples don’t do it too often, so how about you both spend time together in the kitchen and cook something yummy?
15. Create a bucket list for the rest of the year
What would you like to do together this year? Where would you like to go? Get a piece of paper and write down how you’d like to spend the rest of the year. Let your imagination flow and your dreams be wild.
16. … or for the next five years
Plan ahead. Where do you see yourselves five years from now? That’s a great way to see if you’re both heading in the same direction. Bonding activity that will help you get to know each other even better.
17. Check your finances and talk budget
18. Face Call friends and family
Prepare to be busy for a full day if you decide to do this one. It’s so nice to show care and love for the people who truly matter to you. Your friends and family would love to hear from you two, don’t disappoint them.
19. Romantic dinner
Candles, good food, wine, and soft music (maybe jazz?) – all that is the perfect recipe for a romantic dinner indoors. Enjoy.
20. Paint each others’ bodies
Use body paint and wake up the artist in you. For extra fun – use a blindfold so the end result is a surprise.
21. Just talk
It’s so simple, yet we rarely do it. Just talk.
22. Play strip poker
I bet you know how this one goes.
23. Give your partner a private massage
And don’t forget to use romantic massage oil to help you set the mood.
24. Puzzle the boredom away
25. Build a fort
Just like you did when you were a child. Build a fort together with your loved one. It’s up to you how to play afterward.
26. Read together
27. Or listen to audiobooks
28. Sign up for Skillshare
29. Work out together
Stay healthy together. You don’t really have to go out to exercise. There are plenty of Youtube videos with exercises for couples that will help you sweat the boredom away.
30. Soak in the bathtub
Once you’re done with the exercises, jump into the bathtub together. Use some romantic bath bombs and relax together.
31. Talk about your dreams
When was the last time you talked about your dreams? Share them again? Has something changed? Where are you heading in this life?
32. Talk about starting a business
Have you ever considered starting a new business together? Just for fun, talk about it now. What would it be? How would you run it?
33. Make pancakes
My fiancé and I love to make pancakes every weekend. It’s a heart-warming tradition we would like to hold for as long as possible. Try it for yourself.
34. Ice cream, anyone?
I’ve never done ice cream at home, but I think it’s a fun thing to do as a couple when you’re bored.
35. Homemade pizza – things for couples to do at home
Now, this is one of my top favorite things to do with my man. I even prepare the dough myself while he’s cutting the toppings. Then we arrange the pizza and impatiently wait for it to bake.
It usually disappears in less than 10 minutes after we take it out of the oven. It’s always worth the wait.
36. A themed movie day
How about watching comedies all day long? Or maybe horror movies? Why not watch your favorite action movies in a day? Choose the theme; Netflix will do the rest.
37. Spend a day without your phones or any TV
Have you thought of how dependent we are on technology? Can you imagine a day without having to look at your phone or turn the TV on? Are you willing to challenge yourselves and try it? How would you spend that day?
38. Do yoga together
Yoga is an awesome, fun activity that not only helps you intertwine your lungs but also relaxes you and improves your strength. Try yoga for two when you’re both bored.
39. Have a TED talks marathon
We all know that there are hundreds of TED talks you’d like to watch but never find time to do it. Now would be the perfect time to watch every TED talk out there that gives you a different perspective of life. Do it together.
40. Play video games together
I’ve never played video games and have no idea if they’re my thing, but I’m willing to give this a try.
41. Play a trivia game
This Trivia game promises to keep you busy for a few hours, so why don’t you just give it a chance?
42. Cook a foreign cuisine
The world is full of different types of cuisine you’ve never tried. Think of what you both want to try and invite the spirit of that country to your home. Is it going to be Indian, Japanese, or Italian food? What’s the first thing that came to your mind?
43. Talk about your love languages
Use the time you have together to get to know each other even better. Talk about your love languages. Get Gary Chapman’s book and share with your loved one how you want him to love you. Ask him how he likes you to express your love for him too. Here’s my review of the book.
44. Write each other love letters
I know that it might be hard to convince your man to write you a love letter, but worth to try.
45. … or a love poem
Now, this might be easier. It could be a fun love poem too.
46. Start a garden at home
That’s a great way to keep yourself busy and do something productive and fun. Even if you don’t have a garden, you could always plan some spices together. Here’s a kit for you to check.
47. Create a playlist together
When was the last time you sat down and talked about music? Create a playlist with your favorite songs. The only rule is for both of you to like the songs on the list. It’s fun to see how many matches you have.
48. Learn something new together
Surf the web together and learn about some of the strangest things, fun facts, or interesting ideas that exist out there. It will be a great conversation starter.
49. Find a project in your house
There’s always at least one piece of furniture that waits for you to fix it, paint it or decorate it. Join your powers and make your home feels even better.
50. Record a video together
Want some fun things to do at home as a couple? Record a video together. It could be a message for the future you, reading a fun poem, sharing your dreams, or whatever comes to your mind. Just have fun while doing it.
Do you have more ideas on things for couples to do at home when bored? Share them in the comments below.
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