Mrs. Daniella’s Unbelievably Long List
of things to do when you’re
unexpectedly STUCK-AT-HOME

Work on your Sewing Skills (Think handkerchiefs, towels, washcloths,(ask your parents first) draw a design and sew along it)
Start Seeds
Prepare garden space
Learn to cook
Learn to clean
Read a Book
Take pictures of items that start with
Every letter of the Alphabet
Make a photo scrapbook
Make a playlist
Work a puzzle
Read a Book
Conquer Rubik’s Cube
Make a collage
Cut out Snowflakes
Write someone a card
Plan a menu
Make a mosaic (use ripped pieces of colored paper, beans, rice, old buttons, anything you can find a lot of…)
Read a Book
Do one of those craft kits you got for your birthday that has been sitting on the shelf for a year...
Make a paper clip chain
See how many things you can pick up with a magnet (don’t touch your parent’s computer with a magnet)
Learn to play Solitaire
Read a Book
Make something out of a cardboard box (castle, car, spaceship, etc.)
Make music with kitchen utensils
Make something out of a toilet paper tube
Borrow a measuring tape and measure everything you can find around the house, write your measurements down, they’re very important.
Read a Book
Start a journal
Write a letter to a friend
Write a short story
Write a poem
Write a song
Write anything you can think of
Keep writing
Read a Book
Clean coins (white vinegar, salt, toothbrush, water)
Count the coins
Count the value of the coins
Ask parents if you can keep the coins:)
Read a Book
Have a tea party (use real tea and snacks, dress up, talk in an English accent)
Make string art (use yarn and glue to create designs)
Make a movie
Make a music video
Make up a dance routine, or two, or three
Learn to make tissue paper flowers
If all else fails, you can always Read a Book

In case anyone’s thinking of reading a book….
Here are my top picks for Parents reading to children: Download these onto your kindle or other device or order off Amazon....
Missionary/Christian Books you may not know exist:
George Muller: The Guardian of Bristol’s Orphans, Christian Heroes Then and Now
Janet and Geoff Benge
Catching Their Talk in a Box, Betty M. Hockett
Gladys Aylward: The Adventure of a Lifetime, Christian Heroes Then and Now
Janet and Geoff Benge (Astonishing)
Strawberry Girl, Lois Lenski (Mrs. Daniella’s Favorite, prepare for tears at the end)
Adoniram Judson: Bound for Burma, Christian Heroes Then and Now
Janet and Geoff Benge
George Washington Carver: From Slave to Scientist, Heroes of History,
Janet and Geoff Benge (Must Read)
Mary Slessor: Forward into Calabar, Christian Heroes Then and Now
Janet and Geoff Benge
Teresa of Calcutta, Serving the Poorest of the Poor, D. Jeanene Watson (Inspiring)

Classic Books Every Kid Should Hear Before They Grow Up (Older kids can read on their own)
Charlotte’s Web, E.B. White
Homer Price, Robert McCloskey (Hilarious)
Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Florence and Richard Atwater (Hilarious)
The Cricket In Times Square, George Selden
Capyboppy, Bill Peet (Laugh Out Loud)
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Mildred D. Taylor (4th grade and up, caution for sensitive children)
Miracles on Maple Hill, Virginia Sorensen (Sweet, Thought Provoking)
By the Great Horn Spoon, Sid Fleischman
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Barbara Robinson (Laugh Out Loud, Cry Out Loud, this book has it all)
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle
Around the World in 80 Days, Jules Verne
The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis (All Time Awesome!)
Little House in the Big Woods, Laura Ingalls Wilder (Don’t Miss)
The SugarCreek Gang, Paul Hutchens (Hilarious, character building)