by Brent Butterworth
So many people want to learn an instrument, but so few find the time. With free online lessons, you can learn guitar or ukulele while your town’s on lockdown.
by Roxane Gay
Roxane Gay may not be great at puzzles, but she’s found some surprisingly good-looking ones to pass the time during quarantine.
by Ellen Lee
We’ve found that these projects and activities can (with a little luck!) keep kids engaged, with minimal parental assistance.
by Dan Koeppel
Being on the inside looking out is definitely and happily for the birds.
by Marilyn Ong
Host a remote game night with friends and family to connect and de-stress while everyone’s stuck at home. Here’s how.
by Martha McPhee
Novelist Martha McPhee explains why, in this digital age, she finds notebook and pen not only relevant, but necessary.
by Michael Hession
The best pencils, brush pen, notebooks, and inspiration for relaxing by drawing.
by Marguerite Preston
Learning a new hobby is a good way to keep your hands and mind busy during this stressful (and sometimes lonely) time.
by Alejandra Matos
Jigsaw puzzles are a great way to pass the time during the coronavirus pandemic.
by Wirecutter Staff
Thousands of board games are released each year—we share some staff favorites that require more strategy, have deeper narratives, or are particularly beautiful.
by Wirecutter Staff
We’ve researched and tested dozens of cases, controllers, stands, docks, and other accessories for the Nintendo Switch to separate the good ones from the junk.
by Jackie Reeve
The best paper planner for you depends on what your organizational style is—with these nine planners, we’ve found great options for every style.
by Adrienne Maxwell
Start your vinyl music journey here with our picks for turntable, receiver, speakers, and more.
by Signe Brewster
After testing 10 soldering irons, we found that the X-Tronic 3020-XTS LED Display Soldering Iron Station is the best for beginners and hobbyists.