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6 new lockdown hobbies: Cheese making, soap making and more


If you're sick and tired of baking banana bread, here are 6 things you can try instead.

When you think of passing time in lockdown, I can bet that all you think about is watching Netflix and baking banana bread. Bored of doing the same old thing? We're here to help with a list of new lockdown hobbies that we think you'll love.

From cheese making to soap making, keep on scrolling to see our top picks that you can shop now, and who knows, maybe you'll find yourself a new passion or business idea!

Beginners Candle Making Kit
Beginners Candle Making Kit

Perfect for the cold weather, this candle making kit provides you with all the supplies you need to make soy wax candles from the comfort of your own home. You can even give them to your loved ones as a sweet gift.

Buy for $64.90

Soap Making Kit
Soap Making Kit

If you're looking to try something new during this lockdown, why not grab this soap making kit? It comes with moulds, colour, fragrance, botanicals and a jug to make 20 soaps.

Buy for $94.95

Artisan Cheese Making Kit
Artisan Cheese Making Kit

If you're looking to get adventurous in the kitchen (and don't mind spending a bit of cash), this artisan cheese making kit is perfect. All you need is milk to make a selection of delicious cheeses, including feta, ricotta, mozzarella and more.

Buy for $175.50

Jewellery Making Kit
Jewellery Making Kit

Try your hand at the art of jewellery making. We love the idea that you can spend all of lockdown working on beautiful pieces that you can wear once it's all over.

Buy for $15.99

Ceramic Mug Painting Kit
Ceramic Mug Painting Kit

This kit comes with 2 ceramic mugs, 8 paint pods and 2 brushes. It's a great idea for kids stuck at home, allowing them to get creative and paint whatever their heart desires.

Buy for $27.88

Embroidery Kit for Beginners
Embroidery Kit for Beginners

A cross stitch or embroidery kit is a great hobby to help pass the time in lockdown. Each kit comes with an embroidery hoop, a stamped fabric cloth, 2 needles and plenty of gorgeous threads.

Buy for $24.39

If you're interested, you can also check out our dedicated guide to the best gifts (under $100) to send to your loved ones in isolation. We've also rounded up the 8 weirdest products eBay shoppers have bought during lockdown.

Looking for a new face mask? Take a look at our round-up of the top face masks we've tested or see where you can buy face masks online.

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