Here are 6 of the best activities to do at home, plus the kits to get delivered


By Abbie Schofield

Tier 3 is upon London, and with restaurants and bars closed, we think it’s time to find a hobby that don’t involve snacking or Netflix… We’ve found six brilliant kits that you can have delivered to get your creative juices flowing. From pottery to knitting, these fun activities will keep you entertained while you’re at home. Not only do they also make great gifts, but you can get your friends to order the same kits and have a Zoom activity session.

6 of the Best Activities to Do at Home

Pottery

Sculpd pottery kit - Best activities to do at homeSculpd’s at-home DIY pottery kit includes everything you need to make plant pots, vases and candle holders, all without a kiln as the clay air-dries in 24 hours. As well as the clay and tools, you’ll receive paint, brushes and varnish to decorate your charming creations.

£39, sculpd.co.uk

Writing letters

Papergang - stationery subscription Best activities to do at homeGo old school and write letters to your loved ones. This subscription from Papergang will delight stationery fans, who will receive a selection of greetings cards, notebooks, art prints and desk accessories each month. Every delivery has a different theme and features a new artist to discover.

£14, papergang.com

Knitting

Wool And The Gang Knitting kit - Best activities to do at homeKnitting and crocheting has seen a surge in popularity lately, and Wool and the Gang’s kits will help you craft something stylish. The Hardy Sweater kit is rated ‘easy’ and you can choose an array of colours, from bubblegum pink to midnight blue.

From £100, woolandthegang.com

Growing herbs

Grow your own herbs garnish - Best activities to do at homeArtisan florists Floom have teamed up with Bacardi, Grey Goose and Bombay Sapphire to release a kit that combines at-home bartending with gardening. The Grow Your Own Garnish kit includes a full bottle of your spirit of choice plus two full-size plants such as rosemary, mint and edible flowers.

£45, floom.com

Painting

Art kit painting at home - Best activities to do at homeHone your painting skills with a virtual art experience by Lucky Lobster Art. You’ll receive acrylic paints, brushes, paper, pencils and instructions in an online art tutorial to create a colourful painting of either a poppy, zebra or puffin.

£22, luckylobsterart.co.uk

Reading

Books That Matter - Best activities to do at homeFocusing on women-led fiction, Books That Matter is an award-winning monthly subscription box featuring a different book each month along with three to five themed gifts by independent female creatives. Perfect for bookworms with not much time to browse the shelves.

£17, booksthatmatter.co.uk


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