With lots of families staying home over the next few weeks or more despite my own claiming they have nothing to do and are bored when they have everything here is a few ideas from MenKind that might help out. Tensions may be showing already but lets check out some ideas here and see if they can alleviate that with a selection of tech and toys on offer.

Sega Mega Drive Mini Console

Hark back to the 90s with this classic console, pre-loaded with 40 classic games including everyone’s favourite hedgehog, Sonic! Relive your childhood and share it with the next generation while hitting those high scores. Comes with two controllers for multiplayer fun.

Price: £75

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RED5 Orbit Gaming Headphones

Video games are a great way to pass the time when indoors and stay in touch with friends. This RED5 gaming headset is affordable and has light up details.

Price: £25

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Jumanji Board Game

The classic, magical board that is perfect for 2-4 players to while away the hours immersed in the dangers of the jungle.

  • Coloured pawn movers (four in all)
  • One rhino mover
  • One sand timer
  • Two dice to roll to your heart’s content
  • 4 rescue dice
  • Thirty-three danger cards
Price: £18

SOhi Orbit ball

Get the whole family playing outside with this super high bounce ball, providing hours of fun and is also great to play on your own.

  • Dimpled surface helps with the bounce… plus makes it look spacey

  • Available in 4 different colours, shipped at random

  • Great fun for all ages

  • Measures approx. 7 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm

Price: £5

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Robotic Hedgehog

The robotic hedgehog is not only super cute and lots of fun to play with, it’s also fun and educational to build together. It comes complete with the kit needed, but you’ll also need a cross-head screwdriver, a ruler, a marker pen, and 4 AAA batteries. Once assembled, it responds to your commands and does tricks such as extending its spikes!

  • Can walk, roll into a ball, roll backwards, and more!
  • Requires 4 x AAA batteries and a few tools for assembly
  • For ages 8 and up

Price: £30

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Moral Conflict

Moral Conflict is a card game filled with outrageous ‘most likely’ scenarios, find out what your family really thinks of you! It’s a great Saturday night game for some light relief that is bound to end with laughter.
  • For 3-6 players
  • 6 paddle whiteboards, 6 whiteboard markers with erasers on the end
Price: £12

3-in-1 Smart Viewer

Watch your favourite shows and films from anywhere in the house or garden with this fantastic 3-in-1 smart viewer that turns your smartphone into a TV! It also charges your smartphone while in use and comes with a built-in speaker to amplify the sound and offer better audio quality.

Price: £25

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100 Cult Movies Scratch Poster

Take your movie bingeing to a whole new level with this 100 cult movies bucket list poster. Scratch your way through 100 cult classic films, the finished poster also makes a great wall art addition.

Price: £9

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