Beat the lockdown blues with these fun family activities

Beat the lockdown blues with these fun family activities

Boredom is not an option during the lockdown period. Here is some inspiration to ensure the fun never stops. 

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The 21-day lockdown doesn't have to be boring. 

If you are scratching your head, wondering how you are going to keep busy, don't fret. 

There are so many fun things you can do that will keep you entertained. 

One of the coolest and fun things to do is dance. Dancing to great music is not only entertaining but it is a special way to bond with your loved ones. 

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As a family, you can even come up with your own dance routines. This can be lots of fun. 

Check out the video of father and daughter dancing in the kitchen that has taken the internet by storm. 

Check them dancing to ‘Hold My Hand’ by Jess Glyne and prepare to join in on the fun!

Another video that has gone viral is that of a dad who took part in the Tik Tok dance challenge with his two sons.

The Tik Tok challenge is for parents and their children to dance to 'Blinding Lights' by The Weeknd. 

It has been performed by many parents all over the world, including 'America's Got Talent' judge Howie Mandel. 

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Check out the father and his sons taking part in the challenge. 

The lockdown is a great time to spend quality time with family and share delicious food. 

One of South Africa's favourite celebrities, Somizi, recently made a picnic for dinner with his partner Mohale to beat down the lockdown blues.  

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Picnic dinner in lockdown park

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Somizi also made a delicious breakfast. Check it out for some inspiration. 

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Q-tower breakfast

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Basetsana Kumalo is also spending time with her family enjoying great food. 

Her son made delicious burgers for the whole family recently. 

The former Miss South Africa also shared fun activities people can do during the lockdown. 

"Read a book, swim, do some skipping, take a long bath, meditate, listen to your favorite music, don’t forget yourself in the process whilst trying to keep your household together," she wrote on Instagram

Her family is using this time to also have fun helping each other study. 

Exercising as a family is a great way to keep fit. 

Melanie Bala is using the lockdown period to enjoy yoga time with her kids. 

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Another fun thing to do during the lockdown is to teach your children how to cook and bake. 

Anele Mdoda is doing a great job teaching her four-year-old essential baking skills. 

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