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    Updated on Jun 9, 2020. Posted on May 30, 2020

    22 Products That Will Help Make Quarantine More Fun

    Make the most of your time at home.

    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.

    Maybe you're starting to get a little bored with your quarantine routine. If you're looking for some activities to stay busy, here are some totally unnecessary but extremely entertaining products to buy.

    1. A rotating pizza oven so you can turn frozen pizza into a restaurant-quality meal.

    The rotating pizza maker with a pizza on it.
    KH NYC via Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "WOW! This makes perfect pizza. The top gets lightly browned and bubbly while the crust gets crispy... We have pizza once a week and this has brought pizza night to a whole new level. The clean-up is a breeze too. The pan might seem a little flimsy as it is pretty light weight but it gets the job done." —Patricia H. Russell

    Get it from Amazon for $46.34.

    2. A mini inflatable pool in a colorful watermelon design to keep you cool all summer long.

    Two kids playing around in an inflatable mini pool with a watermelon design.
    Target / Via

    Can't make it to the beach this summer? No problem. Take a dip in your own mini pool. You don't need a ton of space, either. This baby is small enough to place on a rooftop of small deck.

    Get it from Target for $20.49.

    3. A ceramic coloring map mug that you can fill in with all the places you've traveled and add new spots as you explore the world.

    Three colored markers and two mugs with maps of the U.S and the world, partially colored in.
    Candelaria Reymundo Santos and Greg Waloszczyk via Etsy / Via

    Promising review: "I love this mug! I don't put mine in the dishwasher or microwave just to make sure that I preserve it. It has been fun coloring it in and it's always a reminder of the great trips I have taken." —mama sims

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $24 (available as a map of the U.S or the world).

    4. A soft-serve maker that creates refreshing frozen desserts with the click of a button.

    Amazon / Via, Julie via Amazon / Via

    There's space for three toppings as well!

    Promising review: "This is one awesome machine. We use it at least once per week and experiment with new flavors all the time. It's very easy to use, cleaning is a breeze, and the taste and quality rival the big soft serve chains out there. It is one of the best items I've ever purchased! You will enjoy this great machine and kids love it too."— UMCanes1972

    Get it from Amazon for $99.95.

    5. Or a sorbet machine to turn your favorite fruits like bananas, strawberries, and mangos into a sweet, dairy-free treat (oh, and all the removable parts are dishwasher-safe so clean-up is a breeze).

    Amazon / Via, SemiMaak via Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "I considered buying this for a long time before I finally gave in, but I'm so happy that I did. It really turns bananas (and other fruit) into the perfect ice cream consistency. Just make sure you follow the instructions and let the fruit thaw for a few minutes before running it through the machine. You do need to take the machine apart to get a lot of the ice cream out and into the bowl, but it comes apart easily. Run the parts under some hot water and cleaning takes just seconds. I love it." —mmallia

    Get it from Amazon for $45.20.

    6. A DIY hot sauce making kit so you can make your own condiments to spice up anything from eggs to tacos.

    Seven kinds of homemade hot sauce bottled in front of the hot sauce making kit.
    air805ronin via Amazon / Via

    Each kit includes the materials for seven craft hot sauces: 7 different bottles, a spice blend, gloves, pH strips, and an assortment of ancho pasillas, chipotle peppers, and habanero pepper.

    Promising review: "This hot sauce making kit is fantastic. It comes with everything you need to get you started on making awesome condiments. The directions are perfect for beginners, and the kit comes with everything you need to get started. The peppers are outstanding. I would recommend this as a gift for the hot sauce fan in your life...even if that's yourself!" — Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $54.95.

    7. Or a build-your-own succulent terrarium that you can plant yourself and add some life to your home.

    Two succulents potted in a glass terrarium with pebbles.
    LivingArangement via Etsy / Via

    This kit includes a glass terrarium, soil, black and white pebbles, decor, and, if you opt for it, two living succulents. You can also plant a succulent you already own!

    Promising review: "I absolutely adore this terrarium and had such fun putting it together!" —delirium15

    Get it from LivingArangements on Etsy for $29.99+.

    8. A super slide that's large enough for kids and adults to enjoy, which hooks up to your sprinkler and turns your backyard into an amusement park.

    A super slide set up right in front of a lake.
    Don Lepard via Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "This slip-and-slide handled its first summer terrifically. We had five children using it at once. It even handled a 245-pound man without any issue. This is not the slip-and-slide from my childhood is a thousand times better! It certainly costs more too, but if it holds up for multiple summers then it’s a good investment." —NWSwallow

    Get it from Amazon for $174.47+.

    9. A tie dye kit so you can design tee-shirts, sweatshirts, and more in this summer's hottest trend.

    Michael's / Via

    Every kit comes with 12 bottles of dye powder, rubber bands, disposable gloves, a reusable surface cover, and a project guide to get you on our way.

    Promising review: "I bought this kit for a tie-dye party. It has everything you need to tie dye and a lot of color choices. I would recommend getting more rubber bands and plastic gloves if you're doing it with multiple people. Tie-dye is a hot mess so we did it outside on the lawn over plastic table cloths. Everything turned out great and the kids loved it." —ChristyW

    Get it from Michael's for $32.

    10. A video projector that is compatible with your laptop, Roku, PlayStation, or Xbox and can turn any room into a movie theater.

    A video projector set up, projecting a movie in the dark in someone's back yard.
    Kindle Customer via Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "This projector was a great investment. It's easy to setup and use...The picture quality is fantastic and the sound is great too." —Rosann G

    Get it from Amazon for $139.99.

    11. A cocktail grow kit, which includes seed packets like thyme, lavender, mint and more for delicious craft drinks.

    A photo of the grow cocktails in an egg cart with a background of fresh, potted herbs.
    Uncommon Goods / Via

    Each kit comes with six seed packets so you can grow your own thyme, lavender, Thai basil, mint, lemon balm, and blue borage seed, in addition to cocktail recipes to inspire you.

    Promising review: "I am using this product to hone my gardening skills and I'm learning how to make fun recipes with the herbs! It has become an activity for me to focus on throughout the days." —Aud

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $12.

    12. A detox facial mask kit made with organic ingredients and dozens of minerals so you can pamper yourself and keep your skin looking moisturized, smooth, and healthy.

    SkinFoodieUS via Etsy / Via

    Promising review: "I love this face mask! It leaves my skin glowing for days. I get compliments on how nice my skin looks. It smells great, it's easy to apply, and it does not irritate my skin." ⁠—Joana

    Get it from SkinFoodieUS on Etsy for $18.

    13. A wireless Bluetooth karaoke microphone that connects to your phone or computer and turns your living room into a dance party.

    The Bonaok portable kareoke microphone in rose gold.
    Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "This is a pretty amazing Bluetooth karaoke microphone that takes the party anywhere. It simply links to your device like a cell phone via Bluetooth. In like five minutes we were jamming to Journey songs at the dinner table. The volume on this mic is no joke. It can get as loud or as quiet as you prefer, and it also has Echo features." —Christine Mark

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in 11 colors).

    14. An electric s'mores maker so you can make your favorite summer dessert even without a campfire.

    The s'mores maker
    Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "I love love love this s'mores maker and so does the rest of my family. It heats up quickly and we are able to get our marshmallows to a nice golden brown. It doesn't take any longer than roasting a marshmallow on a real fire. This product has really made our family nights more fun!" —Christina

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    15. A package of Shrinky Dinks, the perfect time-consuming art project to bring you back to your childhood days.

    A before and after shot of colorful Shrinky Dinks.
    Mr. and Mrs. Ogle via Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "I didn't even think they made these anymore! I used to make Shrinky Dinks all the time as a child, and I recently bought these after feeling nostalgic. They work just like the ones that I used to buy. I have been sharing them with my nieces and nephews who think they are the coolest product. These full-size sheets allow me to put five to six drawings on each page and are a good value for your money. These would be a hit at a birthday party or family function." —Ashley

    Get a pack of 10 sheets from Amazon for $8.49+

    16. A DIY bath bomb kit so you can turn your tub into a relaxing and soothing at-home spa.

    Five pink bath bombs in their molds.
    Terrie E via Amazon / Via

    Each kit includes three different sized molds, 12 bottles of soap colorant, and shrink wrap bags.

    Promising review: "These turned out amazing! I am so happy with the results and how easy it was to make these bath bombs. The kit contains instructions on what ingredients to use for the bath bombs. I used baking soda, corn starch, citric acid (from amazon), and epsom salt and the containers were super cute. It comes with a variety of colors and it’s fantastic. —Tin Squared

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    17. Or a foot spa bath massager with temperature control so you can give yourself salon-quality pedicures at home.

    An at-home, portable spa pedicure bath massager.
    Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "I love this product. I bought it for my husband and I have started using it for myself. It gets hot (the way I like it) and the bubbles feel great." —David Bergman

    Get it from Amazon for $89.98.

    18. Or a DIY mochi kit for you to make Japanese-style ice cream in your kitchen.

    A mochi kit with a mold and ingredients including chocolate, sugar, and a whisk.
    Carley Sheehy via Uncommon Goods / Via

    Each mochi kit comes with a silicone mochi mold, dough cutter, and ingredients like sweet rice flour, potato starch, matcha green tea powder, and cocoa powder.

    Promising review: "My family loves mochi, but it can be hard to find locally and expensive. This DIY kit is fun because we can customize our mochi flavors. These turned out really well, and I'm excited to continue to use this kit!" —Fran

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $32.

    19. An easy-to-use, manual pasta maker that helps you make outrageously fresh fettuccine, spaghetti, ravioli, and lasagna noodles from scratch.

    Fresh egg pasta being rolled in the pasta maker.
    Wayfair / Via

    Promising review: "I really thought that homemade pasta was a tough thing to master, but it’s all in the equipment you use. This makes it so simple to roll out and cut pasta. I love this product so far!" —Chelsie

    Get it from Wayfair for $40.99 (normally $59.99).

    20. A candle-making kit to make four relaxing, scented candles and turn your home into a zen sanctuary.

    Woo via Amazon / Via, Amazon / Via

    Each kit comes with four dye blocks, four fragrances, soy wax bags, a melting pot, thermometer, round and square candle tins, glue dots, stirring sticks, and instructions.

    Promising review: "I've been wanting to learn to make my own candles for a while, but I was nervous about the process. I LOVE this kit. The quality of the materials was above what I expected. The scents are amazing, and the directions are clear and helpful for ensuring a successful first experience. We used all our materials within the first weekend of getting the kit and then bought more wax and a few candle molds to continue our new hobby. This kit gives you everything you need to get started...including confidence." —Nicole D. Wilson

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    21. A Tamagotchi ON game – it's a bit more low-maintenance than adopting a dog, but you can still nurture it like a pet.

    Hands holding a blue pastel Tamagotchi ON game.
    Urban Outfitters / Via

    Promising review: "ADORABLE!!!! You can even connect your device with others and play with friends." —Customer

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $60.

    22. A full watercolor set that provides you with 24 different paints, 20 pieces of high-quality paper, three different sized brushes, and a palette so you can unleash your inner Picasso.

    Stacey Comer via Amazon / Via, Color and Canvas in Albuquerque via Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "These paints are exactly what we were looking for. They arrived a right on time, the colors are vibrant, the brushes are of good quality, and the paper was a nice touch to get me started. The paint dries quickly and the color does not fade after drying. The palette washes up very nicely and everything fits perfectly back into the box for storage. The quality is far better than I expected for this price." —Laura E Berg

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

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