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Five Things for Today: March 30, 2020

The coronavirus version of hopscotch

1. In case you didn’t see when I posted on Facebook: This American Life stories that kids seem to like.

2. These creative designs with everyday objects are amazing — and great inspiration for an activity at home.

3. Since we can’t go out to catch a flick, Amazon just introduced Prime Video Cinema, access to the latest movies that were just released (or would have been) in theaters.

4. When I talked to a friend recently about the anxiety I (we all) feel right now and how overwhelming and hard-to-process everything can be, she sent me this article, which I found insightful and helpful.

5. Kudos to Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints. I hope more people who are in a position to do so follow his lead. (Also, Hoda ❤️❤️❤️)

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Five Things for Today: March 28, 2020

Only about 900 pieces to go…

1. If you’re thinking about heading out to Shenandoah National Park to get outdoors with a lot of space, be sure to check these alerts as many parts are closed due to COVID-19. In a similar vein, I’m no longer recommending getting out for certain activities, as some places seem to be drawing too many visitors to maintain safe social distance. More here — scroll down to the Hang Out(side) section.

2. Certifikid has a bunch of cute ideas for crafts with empty TP rolls. (And we know that everybody has a lot of them lately!)

3. This is a perfect time to work on a puzzle. Local stores that sell them are closed, but you can still buy them online. Whether you pick one the whole family can to do together or opt for something tougher just for adults, it’s not just a good activity that takes up time, there’s also something very soothing about it. Surely, we can all use some soothing right now.

4. Sasha and her friends are missing their sleepovers, but Netflix Party has been a great substitute in the meantime, since spending the night at each other’s houses always includes a good movie or show and lots of chatting. Don’t forget the popcorn! (Of course, this would be a fun thing for adult friends to do, too.)

5. Need an awesome distraction, even just for a minute? Here you go!

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