Remember the last time you were snowed-in? Remember how stir crazy your family went? And that was with the TV and internet working. What's it gonna be like when the kid can't text and your last radio battery dies? There's only so many hands of funnsy poker you can play. What ideas do you have? One idea me and my daughter had was to make 3-string "cigar box" guitars. We aren't musically inclined, but figured if we were bugged in it would be a good time killer. Googled directions and made a couple guitars. Pretty easy, and very low cost. And there's tons of vids on youtube of simple songs. Everything from Chuck Berry to George Thorogood stuff. You can make 1 string instruments out of stuff laying around the house. youtube search " Seasick Steve diddley bo" . Here's a couple guitars we made and a homemade amp that runs on a 9v battery. The guitars are acoustic with a piezo pick-up for the amp.