4 Creative Ways to Use the Internet to Connect

August 20, 2020

Before COVID-19 hit so close to home, the internet generally seemed like a handy tool. Depending on your job or interests, the world wide web might not have been something you gave any thought to. The internet was just there.

Now, as we practice social distancing, that “handy tool” may be becoming a central part of our lives. While it certainly cannot replace good old-fashioned conversations at the neighborhood bakery or hands-on learning in the classroom, it does have the ability to keep us connected in many ways. And let’s face it, generally, we are social beings. The internet provides that outlet.

Here’s a handful of creative ways people are using their internet connection to connect:

Cook with a Chef

Chef Michael Symon is offering daily dinner tutorials via the Food Network Kitchen’s Facebook page. Each video also features a link to the recipe. https://www.facebook.com/FoodNetworkKitchen

Unleash Your Inner Picasso

Artist at Heart Paint Party is using Facebook Live daily at 12 pm to teach free art classes. Previous daily videos are stored under “Videos.” https://www.facebook.com/ArtistAtHeartPaintParty/

Turn Your Backyard into a Drive-In Movie Theater

There’s nothing quite like watching a movie outside in your own backyard. Whether you miss going to the movie theater or you’re feeling nostalgic for retro drive-ins, you’ll love taking family movie night outside. House Beautiful has the rundown on everything you need to transform your yard. https://www.housebeautiful.com/room-decorating/outdoor-ideas/a32106849/diy-backyard-movie-theater/

Take a Virtual Vacation

Museums and parks are offering free virtual tours. Southern Living compiled a guide. https://www.southernliving.com/syndication/museums-with-virtual-tours

Cooking along with a tablet and taking a virtual vacation.
Outdoor Movie Theater with @LivingtoDIYwithRachelMetz | The Home Depot DIY On-Trend Workshops

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