During these difficult times during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, self-isolating and lockdown are words we are hearing every day. But if you are confined to staying home, how are you going to keep boredom at bay?

Here are 5 tips to help prevent boredom at home if you are self-isolating

Jigsaw Puzzles

Jigsaw puzzles are a fantastic way pass those long days when the British weather and dark nights keep you indoors. Choose from 500 and 1000 piece, jigsaws that can be enjoyed by all the family, young and old.

With a selection of jigsaws featuring images and brands of yesteryear, they make the perfect present and excellent conversation starters for you elderly loved ones that perhaps don’t use smartphones and the internet.

Don’t let your new jigsaw take up valuable space at your dining table. There are a number of folding or roll up jigsaw boards available.

If you’re thinking about your elderly loved ones live a distance away, you can shop online for jigsaw puzzles by clicking here and they can be posted directly to them.



Large Print Playing Cards 

How many hours have you passed playing cards in the past? If your eyesight isn’t what it used to be, don’t let that stop your enjoyment. Large print and easy to see playing cards are the answer. Whether its playing Solitaire in isolation or sharing your poker face with your partner you can buy online by clicking here

Craft Kits

Each craft kit starter pack comes boxed complete with everything you need to get started. You can choose from candle or soap making; learn to crochet, cross-stitch or glass painting and even decorate a small box with mosaic sea shells, without ever stepping out the house. Order online here

Large Button TV remote 

So you’re stuck in front of the TV and its confusing having all those buttons on your remote control. Small buttons that are difficult to see and the frustration of missing the start of your favourite programme. Make channel hopping a piece of cake with an easy to read big button remote control with 8 programmable channel buttons, it is the only remote you’ll ever need. Buy it online here


As summer approaches and the spring sunshine days increase, people begin to turn their thoughts to the garden. Whether you have small allotment or carefully manicured garden, there are lots of gardening tools with the elderly in mind.

High quality, stainless steel garden tools with long handles with comfort grips prevent any unnecessary bending down, strains and blisters caused by more conventional garden implements. Easi-grip gardening tools are specially designed to keep your wrist at a more natural angle and having a more ergonomic shape look funkier too.

You can shop online and choose from a selection comfort-grip gardening tools by clicking here


Why kneel on the ground, when you can kneel in comfort and protect your knees with an award-winning cushioned kneeling pad? Light and comfortable, this trendy pad makes the perfect gardening companion for spending time in your garden. Click here to buy