COVID Safe Activities To Keep Your Family Sane

As the pandemic draws on, families around the country are realizing that we are in this for the long-haul. While we may have been content to shelter-in-place, hunker down, and bake bread in the first several months, many are beginning to realize that this pandemic is not going to let up anytime soon, and that we need to adjust to a new normal by finding more sustainable ways to attend to our mental and emotional health.

So in the spirit of keeping those most at risk physically safe, while still caring for the emotional needs of our families, we’ve rounded up a few COVID-safe activities you can do in the Plano area. 

Create Your Own Bath Products

Head over to Sweet Home Bath at 1610 J Ave. in Plano for an educational and interactive activity. They offer hands-on lessons in soap-making, candle-making, bath scrubs and bath bombs. About their bathbomb class, they state:

This class allows each guest to choose their scent and mineral colors to create their own bubble bath magic. Each class includes three 4-ounce packages. Request a private class at

Go Ziplining at Go Ape Plano

Go Ape Plano, is located at 5901 Los Rios Blvd., Plano

Go Ape Plano offers the perfect taste of adventure your family has been craving. This zipline course includes a mix of 28-foot-high tree-to-tree crossings, long stretches of ziplines and thrilling Tarzan swings throughout Oak Point Park. They’ve also implemented several COVID-19 safety measures to make sure your family has a safe and fun adventure. Reserve your date and time at

Try The Crayola Experience

Discover the magic of color at Crayola Experience, Crayola’s premier, one-of-a-kind family attraction! Dozens of hands-on, creative activities and a full day of fun awaits families in Plano, Texas at The Shops at Willow Bend. Bigger, brighter and bolder than ever, the colorful adventures of Crayola Experience help kids and adults alike explore art and technology, express their creativity and experience color in a whole new way. Plan your visit today and get ready to make colorful family memories that will last a lifetime! …

Open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 6121 W. Park Blvd., Plano. $24.99, which includes unlimited visits for the rest of 2020; discounted single-day tickets available online. Free for children 2 and younger.

For more socially distant bonding ideas in Texas, visit this webpage for ideas.

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