Images: Daily Herald reader-submitted stay-at-home photos

 
 
Updated 4/1/2020 11:39 AM

Daily Herald readers shared photos with us that show how they are spending time during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order.

Joy Symonds says her family from left Emily, 4, Daniel, and Vivienne, 2, have enjoyed walks through their neighborhood and even tried out the "balance beams" along the space mural at Elgin Lock and Key.
Joy Symonds says her family from left Emily, 4, Daniel, and Vivienne, 2, have enjoyed walks through their neighborhood and even tried out the "balance beams" along the space mural at Elgin Lock and Key.
Courtesy of Joy Symonds
Joyce Zueck is a retired art teacher from Wauconda and has been doing Japanese form of art called Haiku art with her grandchildren. The art is made with ink and blowing through a straw. They then construct a poem.
Joyce Zueck is a retired art teacher from Wauconda and has been doing Japanese form of art called Haiku art with her grandchildren. The art is made with ink and blowing through a straw. They then construct a poem.
Courtesy of Joyce Zueck
Vivienne Symonds, 2, enjoys in an indoor play tunnel at her Elgin home.
Vivienne Symonds, 2, enjoys in an indoor play tunnel at her Elgin home.
Courtesy of Joy Symonds
Scott Guziec of Green Oaks shared a photo of his granddaughter, Evalina, who is letting bloodhound Harvey know that he is in her house.
Scott Guziec of Green Oaks shared a photo of his granddaughter, Evalina, who is letting bloodhound Harvey know that he is in her house.
Courtesy of Scott Guziec
Linda Starkey of Schaumburg shared a photo of her grandchildren Carter and Abby Starkey and their outdoor bowling lane they created using real pins and a bowling ball.
Linda Starkey of Schaumburg shared a photo of her grandchildren Carter and Abby Starkey and their outdoor bowling lane they created using real pins and a bowling ball.
Courtesy of Linda Starkey
Mark Korczyk of Algonquin shares photos from his Willow Street neighborhood where residents have lit homes and trees along the Fox River with patriotic colors.
Mark Korczyk of Algonquin shares photos from his Willow Street neighborhood where residents have lit homes and trees along the Fox River with patriotic colors.
Courtesy of Mark Korczyk
M. Montag hung a sign in her Hoffman Estates window for passersby to enjoy. She hopes the sign brings smiles a few faces during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order.
M. Montag hung a sign in her Hoffman Estates window for passersby to enjoy. She hopes the sign brings smiles a few faces during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order.
Courtesy of M. Montag
Mark Korczyk of Algonquin shared photos from his Willow Street neighborhood where residents have lit homes and trees along the Fox River with patriotic colors.
Mark Korczyk of Algonquin shared photos from his Willow Street neighborhood where residents have lit homes and trees along the Fox River with patriotic colors.
Courtesy of Mark Korczyk
Jordan-Kroll family of Lake Zurich says their cats Booie and Midori have been lending a hand during puzzle time.
Jordan-Kroll family of Lake Zurich says their cats Booie and Midori have been lending a hand during puzzle time.
Courtesy of Jordan-Kroll family
Mary Hockett and her husband have been playing Scrabble and other games during their stay-at-home time in Carol Stream.
Mary Hockett and her husband have been playing Scrabble and other games during their stay-at-home time in Carol Stream.
Courtesy of Mary Hockett
Margaret Losch of Algonquin submitted a photo of her granddaughter Alejandra Trinidad, 7, of Schiller Park, who wishes everyone to stay happy.
Margaret Losch of Algonquin submitted a photo of her granddaughter Alejandra Trinidad, 7, of Schiller Park, who wishes everyone to stay happy.
Courtesy of Margaret Losch
Linda Bonen's stay-at-home time consists of her working on a puzzle while her husband works on their upstairs bathroom at their Carol Stream home.
Linda Bonen's stay-at-home time consists of her working on a puzzle while her husband works on their upstairs bathroom at their Carol Stream home.
Courtesy of Linda Bonen
Laurie Wright of Lake Zurich has gratefully sewn more than 50 masks for the medical staff that needs them.
Laurie Wright of Lake Zurich has gratefully sewn more than 50 masks for the medical staff that needs them.
Courtesy of Laurie Wright
Jenna Mazeikis and her son, Michael, have been playing Hoot Owl Hoot game with his stuffed animal Terry Triceratops and blanket James Eedle during their stay-at-home time in Streamwood.
Jenna Mazeikis and her son, Michael, have been playing Hoot Owl Hoot game with his stuffed animal Terry Triceratops and blanket James Eedle during their stay-at-home time in Streamwood.
Courtesy of Jenna Mazeikis
Donald Jakesch of Hoffman Estates photographed a sign of spring.
Donald Jakesch of Hoffman Estates photographed a sign of spring.
Courtesy of Donald Jakesch
Kathy Schneider shared a photo of her granddaughters and their sidewalk chalk art at their Arlington Heights home.
Kathy Schneider shared a photo of her granddaughters and their sidewalk chalk art at their Arlington Heights home.
Courtesy of Kathy Schneider
Jane Figueroa shared a photo of her son, Jaylan Vincent, and says the stay-at-home order hasn't stopped him from being active and playing day and night at their Schaumburg home.
Jane Figueroa shared a photo of her son, Jaylan Vincent, and says the stay-at-home order hasn't stopped him from being active and playing day and night at their Schaumburg home.
Courtesy of Jane Figueroa
During the stay-at-home order, Rose Marie Jordt of Mount Prospect crochets scarves while her husband, Randy, works on puzzles.
During the stay-at-home order, Rose Marie Jordt of Mount Prospect crochets scarves while her husband, Randy, works on puzzles.
Courtesy of Rose Marie Jordt
Rose Marie Jordt of Mount Prospect sent a photo of the 1,000-piece puzzle her husband, Randy, has been working on while she crochets scarves.
Rose Marie Jordt of Mount Prospect sent a photo of the 1,000-piece puzzle her husband, Randy, has been working on while she crochets scarves.
Courtesy of Rose Marie Jordt
Wanda Skrzypczak shared a photo of her great nephew Alex Skrzypczak of Algonquin. Alex recently celebrated his 6th birthday, but like many children, missed out of a party with family and friends due to the COVID-19 stay-at-home order. Alex was celebrated with a passing car parade with honking horns, waves, shouts and birthday wishes.
Wanda Skrzypczak shared a photo of her great nephew Alex Skrzypczak of Algonquin. Alex recently celebrated his 6th birthday, but like many children, missed out of a party with family and friends due to the COVID-19 stay-at-home order. Alex was celebrated with a passing car parade with honking horns, waves, shouts and birthday wishes.
Courtesy of Wanda Skrzypczak
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