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Like most of us, you’re probably wondering what to do to entertain yourself and your kids during the coronavirus quarantine. Multiple states are locked down to help limit the spread of the disease, which means thousands of people are just sitting inside. With no school, no playgrounds, and no friends to visit, you probably have one at least one bored child at home. We’re here to help with a hand-picked list of some of the best quarantine activity ideas. All of these can be purchased on Amazon.
Science Kits for Quarantine Learning
Learn & Climb Science Kit for Kids
Want to make the educational quarantine activity options a bit more fun? Try a science kit! Learn & Climb Science Kit for Kids offers 21 fun activities that can be done with common household ingredients like oil. Featuring 24 pieces, it lets you make a lava lamp, grow crystals, and of course, explode a volcano.
Your kids will have so much fun they won’t even notice they’re learning along the way. There’s even instructional online videos so you can follow step-by-step.
The Dan & Darci Soap & Bath Bomb Making Kit for Kids
lets you make soap and bath bombs while teaching a bit of science as well.
This kit includes 5 molds for bath bombs and 4 soap molds, letting you make 10 of each. You can also create fizzy bath salts and scrubs with the included supplies.
Art Kits to Break Up Quarantine Boredom
Disney Frozen 2 Activity Tote
Your kids are likely not tired of Frozen 2, so it may be time to add an activity with their Arendelle favorites into your quarantine routine. The Disney Frozen 2 Activity Tote is for children ages 3 and up. It features tons of ways to color, sticker, and play.
There’s an activity pad, 4 sticker sheets, 10 markers, a double-sided magnetic play scene, 4 magnetic character sheets, 2 large activity sheets, and a 1 glitter foam sticker sheet. All of this stores in a little tote so your kids can drag it from room to room.
Kid Made Modern New Arts and Crafts Library Kit
No need to run to the store with the Kid Made Modern New Arts and Crafts Library Kit. This 1,000+ piece has all of the pieces you need for fun crafts. The kit is perfect for any child age 8 and up, and will make all of those Pinterest crafts easy to do. You’ll get pipe cleaners, googly eyes, plastic gems, sequins, scissors, and much more. All of the pieces store neatly in the included box for crafting fun again and again. There’s no limit to what your kids can create, and best of all, it’s encouraging screen-free quarantine activities.
Creative Kits Build Your Own Dinosaur Models w/ Air Dry Modeling Clay
Got a dinosaur-loving kid? The Creative Kits Build Your Own Dinosaur Models w/ Air Dry Modeling Clay has everything you need to build and decorate 3D dinosaurs. It comes with 1 Container Of Colorful Air Dry Clay, 3 Wooden 3D Dinosaurs, 6 Googly Eyes, 3 Clay Sculpting Tools and the instructions.
Li’l-Gen Magnetic Tile and Rock Painting Kit for Kids, Arts and Crafts for Girls & Boys
How about painting rocks? You can get everything you need to paint rocks in this great activity kit. It even comes with rocks, plus paint, brushes, transfer designs, and much more. You can also use it for painting tiles to make into magnets or locker accessories. Plus it’s a great quarantine activity to paint rocks with inspirational messages, then leave them outside (safely!) for others to read.
Food Kits for Quarantine Snacks
Wilton DIY-Lish Baking Kits
Quarantine can get pretty boring, so if you want to add a bit of fun, try a food kit as a fun activity. Fill a few hours, create a delicious snack, and have screen-free fun with one of Wilton DIY-Lish Kits. They have a few options for any interest. Try the Cute Critters Cupcake Decorating Kit for yummy cute cupcakes, or the Gummy Cupcake Decorating Kit for gummy-topped treats. There’s also the Lollipop Decorating Kit for vibrant-colored lollipops or the Mermaid Cupcake Decorating Kit for mermaid tail cupcakes. Each kit comes with the supplies needed to make 12 treats and easy-to-follow project card.
Moose Toys Chocolate Bar Maker
You can make your own chocolate bars with the molds included in this kit. Just melt the chocolate, pour it into the molds, then decorate the bars with your creative skills. You provide the chocolate candy melts of your choice, and make your own bars. This is a great kit for any age and will be used again and again.
BAKETIVITY Kids Baking DIY Activity Kit
If your kids just want to bake like their parents, then this kit is for you. The BAKETIVITY Kids Baking DIY Activity Kit will let them take up a new popular quarantine activity, baking. The kit comes with all they need to start baking, including pre-measured ingredients. There are several kits to choose from so will you make Bug Cupcakes? Chocolate Chunk Cookies? Panda Pull-Apart Cookies? Cinnamon Buns? It doesn’t matter what kit you choose, everything you need is here, including an easy direction sheet. Try this as a new activity for your budding baker, and who knows, they might end up on a Food Network Baking Championship one day. And if they don’t, well, at least you had some good cupcakes and taught them a new skill. BAKETIVITY Kids Baking DIY Activity Kits are perfect for the whole family.
Try a slime kit. Elmer’s makes some of the best has over 19 science experiments for kids aged 8 and up.
SmartLab Toys That’s Gross Science Lab
Another great science kit for quarantine learning activities is the SmartLab Toys That’s Gross Science Lab. This chemistry kit teaches science while appealing to kids with gross and disgusting experiments. If your kids love potty humor, this is the quarantine activity for them and uses common store ingredients! A full-color book shows you how to do 26 gross experiments and fun facts. While making things like Popping Poo or Electric Sludge, kids learn chemical properties and reactions. There’s even a motorized toilet bowl mixer complete with flushing sounds.