Sunday, March 22, 2020

1001+  Homebound Activities 

"We’ve been in isolation for little over a week now and I’ve lost count for the amount of people saying that they don’t know what to do". link




I don't know the answer of what to do for any specific person. But I can offer lists containing over a  thousand ideas on what to do and perhaps some answers for you on what to  do will be in one of those lists. 




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Boredom Busters


The Google Play store and Apple Apps store each  offer millions of apps. Problem is unless you know what your specifically  looking for its kinda hard to find apps of interest.   I've created a website that indexes these stores and  allows users to browse  for apps using the index,  enabling you to find apps that match with your personal interests. Here is a link to the website




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 Isolation Busters

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Quarantine, day 14. Me and my boyfriend spent the whole day setting up an art gallery for our gerbil.






Virginia Satir, a respected family therapist, said “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.”  

Unfortunately due to covid-19 physical hugging is not recommended for the next few years,  until we all get vaccinated. However there are a good number of  activities that can  act as hug equivalents.  For example, saying I love you or giving flowers are two really good ways to give a   hug equivalent.

Flower Bouquet



The links below are meant to inspire folks on how, while in isolation,  to get their daily requirements of hug (equivalents) met...

One to One Homebound Activities Ideas Link


Group Homebound Activities Ideas Link


Pets are incredible Hug Equivalents!
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 Fitness 
(coming soon) 

Offline  Homebound Activities for those  who have no computer access
- A printable list of homebound activities that can be given to seniors and others who have no computer access.This list will be updated throughout the coronavirus pandemic.  
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Grief Resources
Activities to deal with Grief Link



Coronavirus-Quarantine-Covid-19-Jokes




Questions? Ideas?  wtgichelsea (at) gmail.com 
the url for this website is 
Homebound.fun 
or
 http://homebound.fun  
or 
https://parkchelseanews.blogspot.com/2020/03/homebound.html


Sunday, January 12, 2020

Walking in Augmented and Virtual Reality

-Walking and Wandering are two very different things. 
-Walking is functional; it is merely the act of getting from A to B on our own two legs. 
-But when we Wander, it is the journey–not the destination–that matters”
-Brendan Crain


Age-FriendlWalking and Wandering The 3R's
- rest stops  (goal 3 minute walk
- rest rooms 
- recreation opportunities
 
The Health Benefits of Walking and Wandering 
“Did you know that every minute you walk can extend your life by 1.5 to 2 minutes?” -HealthLine

Walking is the " simplest positive change you can make to effectively improve your heart health.  American Heart Association

Walking is one of the best forms of exercise. Unfortunately it can be boring. Wanderin

Finally got my portals working! It's not a VR gif, but its for a VR puzzle game

https://www.reddit.com/r/Vive/comments/4q9rca/finally_got_my_portals_working_its_not_a_vr_gif

https://www.reddit.com/r/Unity3D/comments/4q9i87/seamless_portal_transition_for_a_vr_puzzle_game/d4s7au0/



portal mechanic


/https://www.reddit.com/r/Vive/search/?q=portal%20mechanic&restrict_sr=1






Tea for God
https://www.reddit.com/r/Vive/comments/a03eq3/tea_for_god_impossible_spaces_non_euclidean/

Friday, October 11, 2019

Ways to make Walking more Fun

Walking is one of the best forms of excercise but not a lot of fun Here are ways to make it more fun



Ways to make walking more fun

Friday, March 22, 2019

101 ruLes oF fuN!: Play Suggestions for All Ages and Abilities


101 ruLes oF fuN




















101 Things to do Outdoors


Play Activities for Special Needs

Play Activities for Toddlers
Outdoors    Indoors      Apps   Curated


 Play Activities for Kids
Outdoors  Indoors   Apps


 Play Activities for Teens
Outdoors  Indoors   Apps


 Play Activities for Adults
Outdoors  Indoors   Apps



 Play Activities for Seniors
Outdoors  Indoors   Apps

Play Activities for Families








Digital Play



Park Everywhere- an Apps for Everyone Index


Augmented Realities overlaying reality with Fun

(add sample AR apps?)

AR Moon


Special Needs Play

Activities  for people with Blindness
Play Apps

Activities  for people with  ADHD
Play   Apps

Activities  for people with Autism
Play   Apps


Activities  for people with Dyslexia

  Play Apps 

Special needs play Analog and Digital

THis is a list of toys avaialble for peoople with special needs from fatBrain Toys