ACTIVITIES FOR KEEPING MIND AND BODY ACTIVE
During the coronavirus pandemic, here at Jewish Care, we are working hard to support everyone in our community to be well, safe and resilient. As an essential component of wellbeing is to stay active, both in mind and body, we’ve pulled together some fantastic resources to keep everyone engaged, stimulated and healthy whilst at home.
Activities to keep you busy all day long
We’ve got a wide range of fun, interesting and stimulating activities from around the world that can be done in your very own living room. You’ll find a wide range of things to keep you busy— from staying fit and being entertained to reading and cooking, from participating in quizzes and playing games to learning new skills, and then some. Over the coming weeks, we will be regularly adding more content, so make sure you come back and check out what’s new.
Things to do for people of all ages and abilities
For those who are digitally astute, we have plenty for you to access on this site. We also have lots of great content that can be printed off and sent to a loved one who isn’t online, or that can be used as an activity to do during a phone, Skype, Zoom or FaceTime conversation.
We invite you to explore the many and varied activities on offer. Come on in and enjoy!
GENERAL INFORMATION AROUND CORONAVIRUS
No myths or fake news here. Just reliable and credible information on how to keep yourself and others safe.
STAYING CONNECTED WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY
We’ve got lots of tips and tricks to make sure you stay connected and maintain your social networks.
QUIZZES AND GAMES
Enjoy our selection of quizzes and games that you can play on your own or with others online or over the phone.
If you just want to kick back and be entertained, we’ve got everything you need—from live theatre to catch up TV and radio.
If curling up with a good book is your thing, we’ve got it covered—from ebooks to audiobooks and more.
From chair exercises to online fitness classes, staying fit when at home couldn’t be easier.
HEALTH AND WELLBEING
In these unprecedented times, being able to relax and reflect, and find a sense of calm is vital. Whether you do this through reflection, education, meditation, prayer or listening to a motivational talk, we’ve got you covered.
As food is always at the centre of Jewish life, we’ve got lots of healthy and simple recipes to cook at home.
BEING CREATIVE AND LEARNING NEW SKILLS
Learning something new and being actively engaged in a creative pursuit is a great way to keep your mind active and stimulated. From photography and knitting to drawing and art appreciation, we’ve got something for everyone.
VIRTUAL ZOOS, ANIMALS AND NATURE
For lovers of the great out doors and all creatures big and small, the whole world of fauna and flora is available for you to explore.
VIRTUAL ART, HISTORY AND CULTURE
Whether you’re interested in the history of a geographical location, its people or its traditions, or you want to delight in the art or other cultural aspects of a place or time, look no further.