From travelling the world to preparing for Easter - here's five things to do today....

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Tuesday, 31st March 2020, 6:00 am
See some of the world's greatest landmarks - without leaving home!

See the world online

While the physical world might be out of bounds for a while, we have the virtual world literally at our fingertips.

Head online to find some virtual tours and you could visit the Amazon rainforest, experience an authentic African Safari or climb the Eiffel Tower and Statue of Liberty - all in one day!

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Don't miss out on that workout!

With gyms closed across the country, you can still keep up your fitness with online workouts. Burn some calories in the comfort of your own home with instructor-led videos, available online at www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-fitness-studio.

Take care of your wellbeing

Once you've worked on your physical fitness, don't forget to take the time to look after your mental health. Times are stressful for all of us so take some tips on keeping calm and promoting positivity. Find lots of advice at www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing.

Try a new hobby - Origami

If you’ve plenty of time on your hands why not put them to a creative use? With minimal materials required, origami could be the perfect beginning of a new hobby - and it's a great way to relax. Find everything from basic folds to examples of spectacular models by experts online at www.origami.me.

Craft with the kids - Easter

Easter is just around the corner and while the big family gatherings may be off this year we can still cheer ourselves up with some home-made decorations. Get creative with the kids and bring the spring into your home. From a simple painted egg to ornate spring wreaths, find loads of ideas at www.pinterest.co.uk/artycraftykids/easter-crafts-for-kids/.

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