Have you decided to practice social distancing or self-isolation? We’re facing uncertain times right now, but there are ways you can make staying at home fun! Here are 10 items under £20 to keep you and your family busy whilst you bunker down.
Social distancing is set to become even more common over the coming days, weeks, and even months. Take a look at these bargain picks to keep you occupied!
Make your home extra cosy!
If you’re going to be spending more time inside the same four walls, make sure those four walls are a lovely place to be! Very have some great deals on furnishings at the moment. We think these are the best bargains.
Save £5 on this Silentnight Bounceback Duvet! If you’re working from home, this snuggly new duvet might make it hard to crawl out of bed to your office set up – just a warning.
There’s never been a better time to enjoy the comforting glow of a candle and some fairy lights. If you love to make your home smell great, self isolating is an amazing excuse to treat yourself to a new candle! You can grab some great savings on Yankee Candle at the moment, with a huge £11 off this Clean Cotton scent. Shop here.
Hands up, who’s always wanted a teddy fleece pillow?! This Everyday Collection V-shaped pillow currently has £5 off, and would be fab for supporting your back whilst you work from home, or when you’re bingeing box sets on the sofa!
Keeping the kids busy
It’s always a challenge to entertain little ones – now more than ever when you’re keeping indoors! Thankfully, a lot of toys have great savings at the moment. Whether your kid is big on crafts, or loves getting stuck into a jigsaw, take a look at these affordable ways to keep their imagination flowing.
Forget coronavirus, a lot of us still have Frozen fever! Kids adore the story of Anna and Elsa, and this BLOpens set is a fun way for them to get creative (with minimal mess). Find it at JD Williams here.
Nothing passes time quite like a jigsaw, right?! This 1000 piece Disney puzzle is fun for all the family. Clear the dining table, get a jigsaw on the go, and put the whole team to it – remember, it’s always best to start with the edges! Find this particular jigsaw half price at The Entertainer, that’s only £7.50.
Talk about a throwback! During times like these, sometimes it’s the ‘oldie but goodie’ board games that we all need to put a smile on our face. Scrabble is one of those activities for the family that will never get old – grab it for less here.
Kit out your kitchen
If you’ve stocked up your cupboards, it’s might be worth investing in some new ways to organise your pantry! This Lock & Lock Cereal Container set is an easy way to tidy up your kitchen cupboards, and be able to see what you’ve got at a glance.
Are you and your family staying hydrated? If some members of your household avoid drinking tap water, than investing in a Brita filter is a great way to ensure they’re drinking enough fluids. This handy gadget is under £20 at Argos, shop here.
Self care, self care, self care
You might be practicing social distancing, but remember to practice self care too! Looking after yourself properly is one of the best things you can do at the moment to ensure your mental and physical health stays tip top.
Whether you fancy a spot of yoga, an at-home HIIT workout, or just a good old stretch, a yoga mat can always come in handy! This option from Argos won’t break the bank at under £20, shop here.
Last but by no means least, when you’re feeling anxious there’s nothing like a soothing bath. Including a bath bomb, body wash, candle, and even some snuggly socks, this Puro Pamper Blockbuster certainly fits the bill for an unwinding self care evening. Shop at JD Williams here.
What kind of products are you on the lookout for to make self isolating and social distancing that little bit easier? Let us know!