How to celebrate Father’s Day remotely
If the pandemic is not going to allow you to enjoy Father’s Day as a family, don’t worry because you have various formulas at your disposal to celebrate it remotely and have a great time. Take note of our suggestions and put them into practice.
Although the vaccination campaign is progressing, we do not have to relax because we have not yet overcome the health crisis. For this reason, the authorities remind us that we have to continue to maintain measures to prevent infections, since relaxing now can have serious consequences.
In 2021, Father’s Day, which as every year is celebrated on March 19, falls on a Friday and is a holiday in different communities, so regional governments have decided to apply restrictions on family gatherings and perimeter closures in the face of avoid major events and trips on the San José bridge.
If you are not going to be able to enjoy Father’s Day as a family, do not worry because thanks to technology you have many ways to spend a very fun and special day. In this article we leave you some suggestions to celebrate Father’s Day remotely.
How to celebrate Father’s Day remotely
Access your father’s PC remotely if he needs help
Before starting with our suggestions to celebrate Father’s Day remotely, first of all we want to remind you that you have at your disposal different applications to control a computer remotely. And, if your father does not have much computer knowledge, he may have difficulties to carry out some of the activities that we are going to propose.
To EVITED these problems, you can use programs like TeamViewer, which give you access to your father’s PC so that you can help manage it yourself. This will save you a lot of time in explanations and failed attempts. If you need help, check out our in-depth guide to how TeamViewer works.
Have a movie with video calls
At this point in the pandemic, surely none of your family members need a tutorial to participate in a video call. But to celebrate Father’s Day it is not enough to make a regular video call, it has to be more original and fun than on other occasions.
To achieve this, this time use a video calling platform that has additional functions, such as filters or integrated games. For example, if you make your video call with Zoom you can have a great time with the filters, and if you choose HouseParty you have the possibility of playing Pictionary, Who’s Who, Trivial Pursuit and other integrated games together.
Watch a movie or series together
Another thing you can do to celebrate Father’s Day remotely is to watch a family movie, commenting on it as if you were actually sharing the sofa at home.
How? Very simple: using any of the tools that allow you to remotely view content at the same time and comment on it in real time. Teleparty is one of the most popular options and it is very easy to use. All you have to do is install an extension in Google Chrome, enter your Netflix account and start the shared viewing.
To participate, all guests must have a Netflix subscription. Then accessing the shared visualization is as easy as clicking a link. Teleparty offers a chat tool, so you can comment in real time as you watch the movie or series.
Fun video games to enjoy with the family
Do your family gatherings usually take place around a board? If you like board games, another fun activity to celebrate Father’s Day remotely is playing a video game. Depending on what you like the most, you have at your disposal free PC games to play online, online table games or games to play from your mobile.
If you like games related to language, you will surely enjoy putting yourself to the test in Appalabrados; In the absence of physical trivia, you can always play a game at TrivialOnline, and if you are more of card games, you have to give the UNO! application a try! iOS Y Android.