Looking to expand your creative horizons? Being quarantined is the best time to keep busy and try something new. As COVID-19 cases in the U.S. continue to rise, many people will remain indoors. However, spending time at home doesn’t have to be boring; you can learn new talents while having fun. Whether you're looking to master a cooking or art skill or find a new way to work out, these starter kits can help you pick up a quarantine hobby in an instant — and you'll have everything you need in one click.
A DIY Pickling Kit to Preserve and Save Your Favorite Food
Cucumbers aren’t the only food that tastes good pickled; onions, carrots, beets and cabbage can also turn into delicious snacks or side dishes when fermented. These are just a few examples from a very long list of fruits and vegetables that you can preserve (for months). Got leftover watermelon? Pickle it. Tired of eating your radishes the same way all the time? Pickle them too!
A Yoga Starter Set to Help Improve Your Mental and Physical Health
Finding ways to unwind is as important as ever, especially during today’s pandemic. Yoga is one way to feel better, and everyone can’t stop talking about it. According to verywellfit, yoga offers many mental and physical health benefits, including improved flexibility, strength, balance, calmness and self-confidence. But that’s not all. It also reduces stress and back pain. Say no more.
A Tie-Dye Kit to Make Your Clothes Pop
You can never go wrong with learning how to tie-dye. Bring bold color back to your wardrobe with a All-in-1 DIY Tie-Dye Kit. Experiment with T-shirts, sweaters, pants, socks and whatever you can get your hands on in your closet. Try out different designs too!
A DIY Terrarium Kit to Keep Your Plants Safe and Cozy
Plant parents, rejoice! Keep your plant babies comfortable by building them tiny homes during quarantine. This Terrarium Kit is another exciting suggestion for a new hobby. Each kit comes with a sealable glass container, hydro-stones, soil and moss. Make it to your liking, and watch your little plants thrive in their new home. If you have cats or dogs that like to nibble your plants, this is an excellent way to protect them (and your plants’ precious leaves). The kit is also kid-friendly, so youngsters can join the fun.
A Painting Essentials Set to Bring out The Artist Within You
Channel your inner Bob Ross with this neat painting set. It comes complete with a mini table easel, a canvas panel, brushes and a palette, so you don’t need to worry about running to different aisles of the store to get the supplies you need. Next, you can follow along with one of the world’s favorite painters on YouTube, or create happy little trees or mountains on your own. If you prefer to free flow, use a pouring acrylic paint set. All you need to do is drop the paint on any surface; the world is your canvas!