Schools are closed, you're working from home, and you can't have your kid stay over at their grandparents' place. This situation means that parents are spending more time than ever before with their adorable munchkins. Now, they're getting into all kinds of trouble and driving their parents bananas!

Bored Panda has collected a bunch of funny photos showing the struggles and joys of parenting during the quarantine. Life can be very fun(ny) when you're with your kids all day, every day. However, that means that coming up with activities to keep your children busy is more important than before.

Scroll down, upvote your favorite of these funny kids, and share your own stories about the coronavirus lockdown in the comments below, dear Pandas. When you're done enjoying this list, be sure to check out our post with some great parenting hacks on homeschooling your children during the quarantine right here.

#1

Keep The Kids Busy While At Home

Keep The Kids Busy While At Home

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Lisa loves cats
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2 years ago

this is a pretty smart idea!

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#2

I Know The C-Virus Is Scary, But Try Working With A 4 Year-Old Dressed Like Spiderman Perched On The Kitchen Table Behind You. Day 6

I Know The C-Virus Is Scary, But Try Working With A 4 Year-Old Dressed Like Spiderman Perched On The Kitchen Table Behind You. Day 6

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khyati desai
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2 years ago

Lol, this is awesome

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#3

Y’all I’m Dying! This Is Ben’s Journal Entry From Monday About Our First “Home School” Day. That Last Sentence

Y’all I’m Dying! This Is Ben’s Journal Entry From Monday About Our First “Home School” Day. That Last Sentence

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Kate S
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2 years ago

Points for style

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You're trying to finish your report right before the deadline, but your kid is running around pretending to be a superhero. Or you want to sit down and watch some TV, but that's the moment you realize that your toddler broke it. Ah, the wonders of raising kids! It's a challenge, but there are things you can do so you can focus on your work.

For instance, Allyssa McCabe, a psychology professor at the University of Massachusetts, told The Atlantic that it's easier to keep kids busy during the workday without supervision the older they are. But for those readers out there who have young kids, don't panic just yet!

“For young children, independent play is tough. They really need social interaction. Parents will be tempted to hand over an iPhone or iPad or the like. This is understandable, but parents should also know that the younger the child, the worse this is for their language and cognitive development.”

#4

Maybe I Shouldn’t Have Outsourced My Home-Schooling

Maybe I Shouldn’t Have Outsourced My Home-Schooling

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glowworm2
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2 years ago

Wait until he starts teaching them how to drink out of the toilet!

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#5

Day 12

Day 12

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Kate S
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2 years ago

Keeping it real

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#6

It's A Trap

It's A Trap

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Xavier Wescott
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2 years ago

lol :)

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Instead of making your kid sit surrounded with electronic devices all day long, it's best to go for something that will actually help with their development. Give them art supplies or Play-Doh to get them creating!

Meanwhile, Michelle Martin, a professor at the University of Washington's Informations School and the founder of a children's summer literacy program, recommended that parents play their kids some audiobooks.

You'll be able to focus on work and your child will be engaged and learning. And the best part? While your kid's listening to Harry Potter, you can sneakily listen in, too, when you're taking a break. Now that's a win-win situation if we've ever seen one!

#7

Day 10 Of Quarantine. I Think My Kid Is Up To Something

Day 10 Of Quarantine. I Think My Kid Is Up To Something

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glowworm2
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2 years ago

Just summoning her imaginary friend!

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#8

Tolerance

Tolerance

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Vicky
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2 years ago

Same here

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#9

"Daaaad, We're Bored!" (Day 1 Of Lockdown) "Ummm Ok, Strip This Laptop Down, And This Desktop, And Then Rebuild Them"

"Daaaad, We're Bored!" (Day 1 Of Lockdown) "Ummm Ok, Strip This Laptop Down, And This Desktop, And Then Rebuild Them"

My god it's the most peace and quiet I've had all week!

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sh
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2 years ago

STEM for the win.

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#10

Came Across This On My Morning Walk

Came Across This On My Morning Walk

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FF Bougnat
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2 years ago

Freaking! Looks like horror movie...

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#11

Working From Home As A Parent

Working From Home As A Parent

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Carol Emory
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2 years ago

Seen this 3 times already..this is getting old.

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#12

The New Office View

The New Office View

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-= Mila =-
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2 years ago

Barricade the door!

Mikael Halvorsen
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2 years ago

Yep! I agree.

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Francisco Xavier
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2 years ago

Plot twist: He doesn’t have kids.

GeeGee
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2 years ago

That is terrifying

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Spikey Bunny
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2 years ago

Now This looks like a horror movie! CD

Binxyminxem
Community Member
2 years ago

Lol yeah! "When Kids Strike" coming to cinemas near you... "just when you thought it was safe to work at home..." 😆

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Vicky
Community Member
2 years ago

Walking Dead

Enki Valeriano
Community Member
2 years ago

Awwwwww!!!!

ulku tuna
Community Member
2 years ago

Zombie attack

Phillipa Rutter
Community Member
2 years ago

That looks quite symbolic... Covid 19 is just outside everyone's door!

Unicorns And Doggos
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2 years ago

hmm the local english teachers are shaking

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Kelly Horrigan
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2 years ago

That is hillarious-and a bit scary

Laisha Perales
Community Member
2 years ago

that looks like jimin disturbing rm lol

Don Flynn
Community Member
2 years ago

mini zombies

TyreGuy
Community Member
2 years ago

Horror story, bro

Junebug04
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2 years ago

Bruh that's some freaky horror movie shit right there

Patrice Caval
Community Member
2 years ago

Looks like the opening of FEAR THY NEIGHBOR!!!”

Kathy Brown
Community Member
2 years ago

Awww.

Cameron Metcalf
Community Member
2 years ago

zombie appoculps much

Teresa Groth
Community Member
2 years ago

Funny and wise!

Bruce Kunde
Community Member
2 years ago

Have an OPEN / CLOSED Sign

Kris “ADHD_Carrier” Dudoich
Community Member
2 years ago

They're heeeeeere!

Ashley Wright
Community Member
2 years ago

That’s funny. Aw, those kids just want their mom/dad!

Joe San Miguel
Community Member
2 years ago

We're back!

Billie Templeton
Community Member
2 years ago

Go f*kin play with your kids for twenty minutes, damn you. My childhood memories of my mother are of me looking at her thru door at her desk and her telling us we had plenty of toys and to "go play." I wanted her. Her attention, which equaled love in my young eyes. Never fucking got it either.

Swee Lip Quek
Community Member
2 years ago

Spooky.. They will get in..

Tim Garber
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2 years ago

That is a horror film in the making.

Gemala Hapsari
Community Member
2 years ago

mini zombies? 😅

Sheldon Yoder
Community Member
2 years ago

They are comming for you!

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
2 years ago

Them!!!!

Ron DePaepe
Community Member
2 years ago

they're coming for you... they will get you, there is no escape.

Patty Leaton
Community Member
2 years ago

looks like a horror

Benjamin Chen
Community Member
2 years ago

The CAT! LOFL

Nancy Sloane
Community Member
2 years ago

Love it!! Looks like there's a pet there, also!!

Felicia Dale
Community Member
2 years ago

Yikes...

Isaiah Esteban
Community Member
2 years ago

The children are here! Block the door!

Steve Barker
Community Member
2 years ago

NO open door policy.

Evita
Community Member
2 years ago

That's something out of a horror movie

Kate Yeti
Community Member
2 years ago

Haha! Still, at least you have a door...

Theory Buchannon
Community Member
2 years ago

Looks like something off of a horror film

ezPZ
Community Member
2 years ago

Did you watch "scream"?

MammaG
Community Member
2 years ago

Curtain.

Ms.GB
Community Member
2 years ago

You'll miss it when they are teens...

Signe Manat Hansen
Community Member
2 years ago

Don't dead open inside

Animal lover❤
Community Member
2 years ago

Aaaaaahhhhhh!!!

Juniper
Community Member
2 years ago

It’s the kid apocalypse

DeathMalice1485
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2 years ago

Reminds me of the cover for The Human Centipede

tinker bell
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1 year ago

🧟🧟

Ian Dadswell
Community Member
2 years ago

It's like a scene from a zombie child movie

Gigi J Wolf
Community Member
2 years ago

Redrum! Redrum! Redrum!

Jackson Bowen
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh god, Carl! They’re coming!

Beep Bop
Community Member
2 years ago

This is getting out of hand. Now there are two of them!

Angela Gerke
Community Member
2 years ago

At least there IS a door

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#13

My Son Discovered That I'm Not Really At Work, But Am Working From Home

My Son Discovered That I'm Not Really At Work, But Am Working From Home

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Zoe's Mom
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2 years ago

'Here's Johnny"

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#14

My Kiddo Cut His Hair Yesterday, Then Agreed To Let Me Have A Little Fun With It Before We Fixed It

My Kiddo Cut His Hair Yesterday, Then Agreed To Let Me Have A Little Fun With It Before We Fixed It

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Max Han
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2 years ago

He looks like a junior professor

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#15

The Children Are Home From School For Two Weeks. Send Help

The Children Are Home From School For Two Weeks. Send Help

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Kate S
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2 years ago

I know I'm not supposed to claw the little humans, but desperate times....

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#16

Schools And Sports Are Cancelled. Social Distancing. I Have Three Kids. Our Cozy Fort

Schools And Sports Are Cancelled. Social Distancing. I Have Three Kids. Our Cozy Fort

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ƒιѕн
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2 years ago

Forts.Are.Awesome.

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#17

Isolation's Going Well

Isolation's Going Well

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JessG
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2 years ago

Where were you that this was going on for so long?!?

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#18

Using My Tears To Clean The Crusted Green Paint Speckled All Over Our House

Using My Tears To Clean The Crusted Green Paint Speckled All Over Our House

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-= Mila =-
Community Member
2 years ago

Nickelodeon!

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#19

Working From Home

Working From Home

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glowworm2
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2 years ago

This one is awesome. Chill dad!

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#20

Day 2 Of 6 Week Break And My Kid Already Broke Our TV

Day 2 Of 6 Week Break And My Kid Already Broke Our TV

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Lisa loves cats
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2 years ago

whelp on to the board games

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#21

Tired Of Your Kids Barging In While You Try To Get Some Work Done At Home? Underwear On The Doorknob Works Wonders

Tired Of Your Kids Barging In While You Try To Get Some Work Done At Home? Underwear On The Doorknob Works Wonders

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Carol Emory
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2 years ago

Especially if they've been worn already and come complete with skid mark.

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#22

I Run A DnD Campaign For My 5-Year-Old And 3-Year-Old. Here Is Our Health And Initiative Tracker

I Run A DnD Campaign For My 5-Year-Old And 3-Year-Old. Here Is Our Health And Initiative Tracker

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Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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2 years ago

Awesome!

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#23

We Went From “Home-Schooling” To A Roller Skating Party Real Quick

We Went From “Home-Schooling” To A Roller Skating Party Real Quick

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Kate S
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2 years ago

Physical education is important too

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#24

I'm Regretting Panic Buying $100 Worth Of LEGO's To End Up With My Children Ignoring Them And Instead Playing With A Cardboard Box And A Can Lid For The Last 2 Hours

I'm Regretting Panic Buying $100 Worth Of LEGO's To End Up With My Children Ignoring Them And Instead Playing With A Cardboard Box And A Can Lid For The Last 2 Hours

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Jim Kang
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2 years ago

Love the creativity.

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#25

I Guess That's How People Will Go Bankrupt

I Guess That's How People Will Go Bankrupt

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sh
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2 years ago

This is why I can't procreate... I have no patience for this type of thing.

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#26

Work From Home

Work From Home

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Ryan Baker
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2 years ago

The best thing is the dad (I assume) is fine with the kid texting his boss random letters, numbers, and emojis, so it ends up like:

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#27

Day 2 Working From Home With This Little Terror

Day 2 Working From Home With This Little Terror

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slackjack
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2 years ago

How could such an angelic face be such a terror?

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#28

While The World Is Fighting Over Toilet Paper, My Toddler Is Giving Ours A Bath

While The World Is Fighting Over Toilet Paper, My Toddler Is Giving Ours A Bath

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khyati desai
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2 years ago

Nooooo

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#29

Break Time. Homeschooling

Break Time. Homeschooling

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Soggy Crumpet
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2 years ago

Looks like yard time when you are in jail

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#30

Day 7 Of Quarantine. Wearing Minnie Mouse Ears Whilst Bench Pressing Kids

Day 7 Of Quarantine. Wearing Minnie Mouse Ears Whilst Bench Pressing Kids

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REDNEKNATION
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2 years ago

awesome dad right their. wish my dad was that fun

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