It's been nearly a week since Prime Minister Boris Johnson put the country on shutdown and told people to only leave the house when it's absolutely essential, due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Naturally that means the things we do and the way we live our lives is going to change.

Of course, people will be keen to keep busy during this difficult time and there are many things you can do to have fun, without leaving the house.

It's a good time to get creative, take up a new hobby, or do all those jobs you haven't had the time for.

1. Do jigsaws

2. Do DIY

3. Play chess

4. Use the internet to trace your ancestry

5. Do gardening

6. Learn an instrument

7. Take up painting

8. Make model aircraft

9. Read books

10. Have a movie night complete with popcorn

12. Make a list of all the things you want to do when this is over

13. Decorate the house

14. Take up a new form of exercise

15. Learn a new language using YouTube or an audio guide

16. Take up pottery or a new craft

17. Play FIFA or other games on the Xbox

18. Join a virtual book club online

19. Listen to your favourite albums from your youth

20. Make your own natural beauty products - there are loads of tips online

21. Take up baking

22. Wash the car

23. Have a virtual party with your friends online

24. Or have an online karaoke session

25. Write poetry

26. Do crosswords

27. Write a book or short stories

28. Fly a kite in the garden

29. Keep a diary or scrapbook

30. Listen to podcasts or start your own

31. Catch up with old friends on Skype

32. Phone elderly relatives who may be feeling lonely

33. Have a good clear out

34. Take a long bath and listen to an audio book

35. Spring clean the whole house

36. Try out some new recipes

37. Look at old photo albums

38. And take the time to make new one

39. Watch the sunrise and sunset from your window

40. Make pizzas from scratch

41. Make a beehive

42. Watch a classic musical and sing along

43. Sort the loft out

44. Play games in the garden

45. Do origami

46. Take up knitting

47. Watch old episodes of your favourite comedies

48. Clear out the shed or garage

49. Try out some new social media accounts and share what you're up to each day

50. Recreate your favourite restaurant dishes at home