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    Updated on Jun 2, 2020. Posted on May 19, 2020

    34 Products That Are Just Plain Fun

    Fun, something we could all use right now.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Magical Flames — a cool invention that turns your boring old fire into a rainbow fire. Camping has never felt so rave-like.

    A campfire with rainbow flames
    Amazon

    Promising review: Mystical Fire Colorant is amazing. For a really fun experience, get some of these for your next camping trip. As if a campfire needs improvement... but this stuff is really neat. I'd say the adults love it even more than the kids. We only used one packet and the colors were so good — seems like they lasted at least 20 minutes. There was even color left in the ashes the next day. We will never go camping again without several packs of Mystical Fire on hand." —TeNe

    Get it from Amazon for $6.72+ (available in packs of 6–50).

    2. A pack of squishy friends you can squeeze the living daylights out of whenever you're stressed. So, always?

    A collection of squishy-looking toys that are each about an inch long. Some shapes include a lion, star, cloud, penguin, and duck
    Amazon

    Get a pack of 40 from Amazon for $12.98.

    3. HYPERtheticals — a collection of 50 conversation prompts from Chuck Klosterman that are anything but the usual small talk.

    Amazon

    Example question: "You are offered a Brain Pill that will make you feel 10% more intelligent, but you will seem 20% less intelligent to everyone else."

    My friend has these and there is one question that I think about CONSTANTLY. The gist was basically to imagine your absolute perfect dream home (like seriously, really think about every detail and piece of furniture) and then answer the question "would you live there if it was two miles underground?" Like, YES you can live in a mansion with a secret library and slides and a functioning Rube Goldberg machine that feeds you breakfast — but at what cost?

    Get it from Amazon for $13.65.

    4. The popular video game Overcooked! 2 so you and your pals (in person or online) can work together to cook up a storm.

    View this video on YouTube

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    Basically you and up to three other players have to cook food in silly-looking kitchens. What I like about this game is that you have to work together instead of competing against each other. The challenges are chaotic and sometimes stressful, but you get a chance to learn how to best work with your teammates. It also helps that the design is simply adorable.

    Get the Overcooked! and Overcooked! 2 combo for Nintendo Switch for $39.99 or just Overcooked! 2 for PS4 for $29.99 from Amazon.

    5. A Spongebob Funko Pop! doll you don't need to use your imagination to know is a good purchase.

    A Spongebob figure holding up a translucent rainbow
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    6. A variety pack of better-for-you cheese balls for a snack that simply can't be beat.

    A carton that has been knocked over with spilled round cheese puffs
    Amazon

    This Shark Tank winner deserves a place in your snack cabinet! They're made with organic cheese and heirloom corn. I've tried all the flavors and confirm they're just as tasty as their greasy barrel counterparts. Seriously, I'm a HUGE cheese ball fan and these deliver! They're light and airy, but still cheesy and oh-so delicious. The variety pack comes with cheddar, broccoli cheddar, and cacio e pepe.

    Get a pack of four bags from Amazon for $19.99.

    7. A gigantic game of Jenga so the stakes are (literally) higher.

    A person playing Jenga that has been put on a small table. With the help of the table, game towers over her head
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I opened the package, looked at each piece and found no flaws, pulled on the pieces and played shortly, and packed it back. So far it’s great quality and plays well. For those complaining about the height, it starts at 2.5 feet and can build UP to 5 feet." —Ally

    Get it from Amazon for $118.50.

    8. A mini waffle maker that spits out heart-shaped treats that look a lot better than your lopsided pancakes.

    Amazon

    Note: It's pink in the picture, but the actual product is red.

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE my new waffle-maker. I'll be honest — it is much smaller than I expected. You can carry it in one hand with ease. (It's a about the size of one hand.) But I really do love it. They turn out pretty fluffy so even though they're small, they have substance to them. Plus, how can you beat a heart waffle???" —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (also available in nine non-heart colors).

    9. A round rainbow puzzle that'll look great-ient when it's completed.

    A reviewer image of the completed puzzle. The circle has a fan of different colors with a black center
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This puzzle exceeded my expectations. Sturdy, random cut pieces, no separating of the layers of each piece, and pieces fit together perfectly. Graphic was clear and well printed with beautiful shading in the colors. I completed this puzzle with my two teenagers in four evenings. Very pleased!" —Mom to Two

    Get it from Amazon for $9.

    10. A bag of color-changing butterfly pea tea for people who like beverages that put on a show.

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    Just add some citrus to your tea to make it go from blue to purple.

    Promising review: "BEAUTIFUL, DEEP COLORS! Blues and purples and violets! Steep for five minutes. I recommend drinking from a clear mug for best enjoyment. If you'd like it to see it change color after preparing add just a little lemon or lime, and voila! This is a lovely product and you will get a LOT of tea for the great price. So get a tea infuser and make your own, using about 10-12 dried flowers to start, per cup. Adjust to your taste from there." —Billie Jean

    Get it from Amazon for $7.77.

    11. A pair of Buddy Bumper inflatable balls so your kids can roughhouse without hurting themselves.

    Two children in blue and red inflatable balls bump into each other
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Kids, nieces, and nephews loved playing with this in the basement at my Thanksgiving dinner party. Was a hit. Good way to burn energy!" —Abimbola

    Get them from Wayfair for $74.99.

    12. A strategic card game called Unstable Unicorns that's all about building your own unicorn army before your opponents, so you can crush them under your golden hoof.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This game has some of the most enjoyable artwork that I've seen in a game. The puns are funny, and the gameplay is simple, while still being fun. The first play-through is magical because you get to see all kinds of fun unicorns. The following play-throughs are still enjoyable, because the gameplay itself is enchanting." —S. M. Hortin

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    13. A pack of Friends stickers that will there for you when you need to mark something as your own. Whose notebook is this? Oh yes, the Friends fanatic.

    A pile of Friends stickers with one on top featuring all the Friends holding umbrellas
    Amazon

    Get a pack of 50 from Amazon for $5.95.

    14. A relatable pin for anyone who feels like a cat with an office job.

    A pin with a cat wearing a tie that says "I have no idea what I'm doing"
    alumandink

    Get it from alumandink on Etsy for $10+ (available with a rubber or metal backing).

    15. A sushi making kit so you can try your hand at making this delish cuisine at home.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm an avid sushi eater and wanted to get into making my own. I bought a rice cooker to get the rice perfect every time. This kit makes the rest of the process easier. The guide helps immensely to get the right amount of rice on the nori sheet. The absolute best part of this kit is the cutting guide, I've never been successful at cutting sushi the other way and this makes it perfect every time! Really a great value and I couldn't recommend it more." —Duudettes

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    16. An enormous, 5-pound bag of gummy bears, because you're financially independent and can buy your own candy, Halloween be damned.

    Amazon

    Listen, I'm gonna leave a short review here, but click through and read some of the dang novel-length reviews some people are leaving. People are passionate about these gummies! Maybe it's because they're softer than other brands and have 12 (!!!) flavors.

    Promising review: "As a gummy fanatic for more years than I care to admit, I have tried all sorts of brands, both popular brands and generic, domestically and internationally. In terms of taste, moisture, aroma, and variety, Albanese gummy bears are unmatched. Yes, they're pricey, but if you prioritize quality over quantity, this is the purchase for you. Treat yourself to absolute quality and go for Albanese." —trev rogers

    Get it from Amazon for $13.68.

    17. An inflatable foot bath you can fill with heel-saving goo that'll feel oh-so relaxing.

    A person puts their feet in a small square inflatable tub filled with pink jelly
    Firebox

    Inflate, fill with water, add included packet of powder, and RELAX.

    Get it from Firebox for $19.99.

    18. Teeny-tiny hanging pots so even the smallest places can have some greenery. Maybe not in your car windshield like this picture shows, but somewhere...safe.

    A rearview mirror with a mini fake plant in a macrame planter holder
    amazon.com

    You can hang them in the bathroom, by your window, or wherever! They're not real plants so they're flexible.

    Get two from Amazon for $15.99.

    19. A light-up disc that'll let you extend games well into the evening. Who needs sun when you have the power of LEDs?

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the best thing you can do for your dogs! My dog's favorite thing is to Frisbee. The lighted disc is awesome for early mornings and late evenings. When nature calls, she wants to carry it as a night light. Truly my dog's favorite. I’m on number three and will always have at least two on hand." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.26+ (available in four colors).

    20. A miniature wacky waving inflatable tube man — you can learn some great moves from this guy.

    A small red air dancer towers over a mug on a desk
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 or Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    21. A glitzy ring with a spinning stone for a more adult and subtle fidget spinner.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVE these rings. They're gorgeous, they sparkle beautifully in the sunlight, they fit well, and the spinning is so satisfying. It spins very smoothly and can go on for quite a while. I've been wearing the silver one daily for almost two months, and there's no sign of fading either on the metal or in the rhinestones. It looks as new as the day I bought it. I used to carry a fidget cube around, but this is much more discreet, prettier, and since I can just wear it all day I'm never stuck without something to play with. I highly recommend!" —Michelle

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three colors).

    22. Silicone paw print joystick caps to keep your thumbs happy during extended playing. Also they're so undeniably cute, how could you not want 'em?

    Amazon

    Get two pairs from Amazon for $10.99.

    23. A pair of custom socks with the face of the one you love most in the world. Sorry mom, but Fido just has the cutest mug in the world.

    A dog stands between two feet wearing socks showing the dog's face all over them
    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $24 (available in sizes S, L and 10 colors).

    24. A Cat Dancer toy you can waggle in front of your feline whenever you wanna give them a proper workout.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have a whole room filled with cat toys that my cat is not interested in. It's funny how the least expensive cat toy I have makes him go crazy. He plays with this until he's panting like a dog and I have never seen him jump so high. I'm certain this toy will help him lose his belly. He loves it! I highly recommend it!" —Kwoo

    Get it from Amazon for $2.09.

    25. A zodiac-themed eyeshadow that sees really shimmery eye looks in your future.

    Two arms covered in eyeshadow swatches display the colors. The palette pans are arranged in a circle with the highlighter in the middle
    BH Cosmetics

    It comes with 25 colors: 12 shimmery shades, 12 matte options, and one highlighter. It's also cruelty-free!

    Get it from BH Cosmetics for $27.

    26. An LED collar to keep your dog safe on night walks and to give yourself a free light show.

    crina / Via amazon.com, Amazon

    Also pair with a light-up leash!

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes XS–L and seven colors).

    27. A coloring page tablecloth featuring a world map so your kids can stay entertained and learn about geography while waiting for dinner.

    Children color on the tablecloth. It's light blue with white, uncolored countries and various things related to each region
    UncommonGoods

    It comes with washable markers so you can re-use! See the United States version here.

    Promising review: "I like this world tablecloth idea because it mixes fun with education and will stay around for a long time. I'd never seen anything like it before." —Golden Oldie

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $30.

    28. A sleek wall mount to store your beloved Switch in the coolest way possible.

    amazon.com

    Promising Review: “This product is a must-have if you do not have a place to safely put your Switch on your TV stand, or if you want to hang it beside a wall-mounted TV. The holders were easy to mount to the wall, with them going up in just three steps. It comes with an instruction manual, two high-quality screws, and two drywall anchors. I installed it within five minutes. The actual mount is steel and it matches the dock color, so it looks sleek and smooth. The dock fits great, and it can't be knocked out of place because of the design of the mount.” —Tony Stemen

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 or HideIt for $21.99.

    29. A standing hammock so you can take a snooze in the sunshine if you're lucky enough to have a backyard or pool area.

    A hammock suspended over a U-shaped stand
    REI

    Promising review: "We made a lot of children very happy this weekend with this hammock stand! We have no trees at the group campsite and I wanted to bring my Eno double hammock! This did the trick! It's 60 pounds so it's inconvenient but other than that, it's beyond wonderful! Sturdy, beautiful, pretty easy to drag around! I highly recommend that you talk someone you know into buying this expensive heavy item and invite them to camp with you!!! Ha ha!" —Bcharmr

    Get it from REI for $249.95.

    30. A serial killer mystery box called "Hunt A Killer" that'll let you put on your detective's cap and help solve a fictional cold case.

    A box covered in bloody hands and various papers and notebooks scattered in front
    Hunt a Killer

    This subscription service gradually lays out a mystery over six boxes. They send you clues and items (think autopsy reports, witness accounts, victim's belongings, etc.) that'll let you solve the mystery. If you're dedicated, you can catch the killer by the final box.

    Get it from Hunt a Killer for $25+/month ($165 if you do the full six months).

    31. A fun and beautiful board game where you get to achieve your dreams and play as a forest. *wistfully stares out of the window*

    Amazon

    Basically you're growing trees. Each player starts with two. The trees absorb light and get light points, which can be used to disperse seeds. There is a "sun" rotating around the board, so players have to time and position everything properly to get the most sunlight.

    Promising review: "Don't be fooled by the beautiful artwork, or the adorable little illustrated animals hidden within the components, Photosynthesis is a vicious abstract strategy game, and it's probably the best use of thematic gameplay for any tabletop game in 2017, worthy of being equated with other top tier uses of theme in designing gameplay, such as Shadows Over Camelot, Blood Rage, and just about anything produced by Fantasy Flights." —Paul Bulger

    Get it from Amazon for $35.40.

    32. A DIY puffy sticker kit because the only thing better than puffy stickers is making them yourself.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are actually quite cute. The kit comes with everything needed to make the stickers — pre-colored images as well as images to color yourself. It can be a little tricky for little hands to layer everything correctly and get a nice good seal on the edges, but with a little help, little ones can make impressive puffy stickers. The instructions do state to not cut too close to the edge, which was done accidentally, and the sticker came apart — but after that, we made them correctly. I was hoping for a refill kit, but I don't believe one is available." —Annamarie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.93.

    33. A book of 642 tiny things to draw sure to inspire you to get out there and practice doodling.

    A person holds the book between their thumb and forefinger, showing that the book is just a little bigger than a hand
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Bought this for my very artistic 13-year-old daughter. She's forever asking, 'what should I draw?' I crossed my fingers when I ordered this, as we've tried many other books to inspire her that didn't. When I gave it to her, I was expecting a lukewarm response. However, as she thumbed through the book, she started giggling and smiling and couldn't turn the pages fast enough. I even got a spontaneous hug. She ran to the door when her dad got home to show him the book. And I think that the 642 options may just keep her inspired for a few weeks! ;) Any book that can charm a 13-year-old girl is a keeper in my book!" —Fascinated viewer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.05.

    34. A nut milk bag to help you milk those tiny almond udders for all they're worth. JK, you just blend up some nuts with water and vanilla, then strain it using this handy bag.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It already has improved the time it takes me to filter out the thick, muddy fiber from my daily smoothies. It takes me about 10 minutes in contrast to the previous hour it took me with competitor filters." —poochie2100

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

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