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Things To Do In Lockdown

Lockdown has been taking a toll on us all, isn’t it boring being cooped up inside for days on end? However, here at Printerbase, we have thought up six great things to do to quell boredom and pick up a new skill at the same time.


Things to do in lockdown bird

The creative geniuses over at Origami-Fun have provided free templates on their beautiful Origami, with skill levels suitable for everyone. All you need is some thicker paper, we recommend over 160gsm to make a sturdy but flexible creation.


Things to write in lockdown Novel

How about writing that novel, or short that has always been put off started? Some of the worlds best Authors, such as Edgar Allan Poe wrote their best work while Isolated. Even better, feel the satisfaction of that Printed work, your own hard copy in your hands.

If you’re struggling for ideas too, the great people at THINKWRITTEN have compiled 10 tips for writing your novel.


Things to do in lockdown caligraphy

Thinking of a new writing hobby? Take a look at this ThePostMansKnock website who offer free printable guides and templates. A sophisticated way to write with classic, eye-catching styles.

Photography and Photo Printing

Things to do in lockdown photos

Built up memories taking up your hard drive or SD card space? Why not start printing your photos and “Up your Photography game”? With a range of Photo Paper, even Photo Printers available, you will have those Photographer dreams come true in no time.

Follow the image to be taken to 10 Home Photo Photography by Shaw Academy

Printable Tablature


And how about that guitar gathering dust? You could be the next Angus Young or Ed Sheeran – with free Printable music sheets provided by, Print off a sheet of a popular song and strum along to create a masterpiece.

Home Art Prints

drawing example

Drawing, or doodling is one of the most therapeutic past times available and with the rise of digital drawing apps like ProCreate or even Microsoft Paint, it’s ideal to make some DIY print decorations or colouring in sheets for the Kids. Why not become the next Dr. Seuss throughout lockdown?

Take a look at free colouring templates from TopColoringPages

Printable Kids Activities


Many printer manufacturers have also been providing free recreational activities, such as HP’s “Print, Play & Learn” packages which provide free and fun to use activities suitable for all ages with a range of difficulties. Such as greeting card printing and colouring-in sheets.

Lockdown is stressful and in some instances a lonely time. However, these six things to do are great inspirations to pass the time. The Team here at Printerbase are always on hand for support or a chat. Available on LiveChat or call them on: 0161 308 5800

For more boredom busting fun, look at our activity sheets;

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