Do you find yourself incessantly swiping and scrolling through Twitter updates for news about the dreaded Coronavirus? Are you shocked to find that your two-week emergency food supply is almost gone due to stress-eating?
While social distancing and home quarantine are important measures to help “flatten the curve” of emerging cases, it also means disrupted routines and families thrown into close quarters. And with that, folks, cabin fever becomes pretty much inevitable.
So how do you survive not only the virus but each other? We’ve rounded up 14 essentials to make your lockdown feel a little less like a jail sentence!
Expandable Bathtub Caddy Tray
Yes, this is definitely not a time for a drive to your regular spa retreat. But you can bring home the experience without setting foot outside your door! How? Check out this bathroom essential. A 20-minute soak can do wonders for you physically, emotionally, and spiritually. So pour your favorite red and grab this caddy for the ultimate spa-worthy experience!
Retro Video Game Console With 600 Built-in Games
Guaranteed to keep the young ones (and adults) entertained for hours, this retro video game console is just what you need to survive a self-quarantine without going bonkers. Added bonus? Enjoy the feeling of nostalgia as you play classic games like Super Mario Bros, Donkey Kong, Pac-man, and 597 more!
Home Gym Resistance Bands
Your gym is most likely closed due to coronavirus concerns. Does that mean you’re throwing your fitness out of the window? Not at a time when you need your immune system at its optimal level! There is an entire universe of workout tutorials online plus a number of good workout apps. No treadmill nor weights? No problem! This set of resistance bands is all you need for a brilliant total body workout!
Touch-Free Automatic Liquid Soap Dispenser
Wash your hands. We see this guideline everywhere and it just might be our most effective weapon against the coronavirus. However, you do have to scrub your hands for 20 seconds or sing at least two “Happy Birthday” songs to remove those pathogens. Do it with this touch-free soap dispenser!
Protective Hat With Face Shield
Now is not a good time to expose yourself to spit or saliva, bodily fluids, or blood pathogens. But if you have to go out, and the surgical face mask is not enough, get some added protection with this hat and face shield!
Wireless Wifi Range Extender
Working from home with kids underfoot is fast becoming the new normal and yes, it can get a little crazy. How do you even survive a family lockdown? Having an abysmal WiFi connection certainly won’t help. Can you imagine everyone gathered in the living room because it’s the only place in the house where you can get a decent connection? Stay connected in any corner of your house using this Wireless WiFi Range Extender!
Ergonomic Work-From-Home Lumbar Support & Cushion
Are you one of the employees who were asked to work from home in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus? If yes, you most likely find yourself hunched over the hallway desk, kitchen counter, or dining room table. It’s not the most convenient and it’s literally breaking your back. Create your own ergonomic office with this non-slip memory foam seat cushion and lumbar support!
Stick-On Blackboard For Endless Drawing Fun
Class is in session! But we’re not going to school today… With everyone being forced to homeschool their children due to the threat of coronavirus, we suddenly find ourselves trying to establish some sort of routine. We certainly can’t have them running around in their pajamas all day, can we? Check out our stick-on blackboard or our framed magnetic chalkboard so you can bring the school to your home!
Ultrasonic Oil Diffuser and Humidifier
By now, you should know that the cold, flu and coronavirus share similar symptoms. Whether you got hit by the seasonal flu or are trying to minimize your risk of infection, a humidifier might just be your new best friend.
Charging Station with Shelf
How do y’all stay sane while keeping yourself and others safe in the midst of a pandemic? Everyone is likely glued to their phones to keep up with the news, stay connected via social media, or just mindlessly play mobile games to beat the boredom and frustration. Do you know what this means? A fight may break out over who gets to use the outlets first! Avoid such drama and give each one their own charging station with this genius invention!
Toy Storage and Play Mat
With the prospect of school and daycare closures, as well as offices shutting down or moving to remote working, more and more people are going on either a government or self-imposed lockdown. If you can’t bring the kids to school or a playground, how do you keep them occupied? Bring out the toys! This toy storage bag doubles up as a convenient playmat so you won’t have to worry about toy clutter. As soon as playtime is over, simply pull the bag strings shut and all the Lego toys, cars, balls, and dolls can be cleared away in one swing!
Super Soft & Snuggly Mermaid Blanket
It seems unlikely that Netflix is behind this pandemic but one thing’s for sure, people are trapped in their homes with hours to fill and nothing much to do. If you want to get really comfy, get this cozy blanket, binge-watch your favorite shows, or catch up on your reading list!
Multi-Plug Charger with Quick Charge Technology
When you’re stuck inside due to a pandemic, a minute can feel like forever. So imagine if your phone takes 2 hours to fully charge. It’s nothing short of torture these days. Fortunately, you won’t have to spend the next hours hooked up to your charger while you watch your favorite youtuber. This multi-plug charger can juice your phone up 3x faster than a conventional charger and it has 3 USB plugs instead of the usual 1!