Stefany Tunshell and her family are playing the “put the spaghetti in the strainer holes” game and “put the lego in a muffin tin with an egg flipper game.”

PHOTOS: What are Mission families doing while in self isolation?

We asked our readers to submit a photo about what they do to relax and pass the time

Last week, the Mission Record asked its readers and Facebook followers how they are you coping with self isolation? How they were dealing with the stress and anxiety of living in a world gripped by a pandemic?

We asked them to send in a photo, and a brief explanation, of what they and their family are doing to keep busy and to relax.

Here are some of the responses we received.

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Carrie Smith wrote “Trying to stay sane, lol, hanging out with my many cats and two dogs. Off grid so pretty easy to quarantine.

Sharma Asoka wrote “Mission Excel Martial Arts online.”

Five Sprouts Family Farm says “Keeping busy with our house piggy, even during bath time.”

Shelley Playdon is “Playing the game Pandemic as a family!”

Kayla Smith wrote “Online classes from home while trying to keep four kids calm at home. Never a dull moment.”

Cheryl Poitras said “Trying my hand at scrapbooking. It’s tough with this guy trying to help me though.”

Kendra Williams wrote “Exercise at home! My workout partner.”

Chris N Wayne Prinn wrote “Doing outdoor photography on isolated roads from my car or just outside the car door.”

Liz Munk Knight submitted this photo of gardening.

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