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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months ago

Just summoning her imaginary friend!

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#8

Tolerance

Tolerance

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Vicky
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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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Krazy Kanuck
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4 months ago

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#12

The New Office View

The New Office View

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-= Mila =-
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4 months ago

Barricade the 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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 =-
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4 months ago

Nickelodeon!

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#19

Working From Home

Working From Home

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glowworm2
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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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
Community Member
4 months ago

Nooooo

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#29

Break Time. Homeschooling

Break Time. Homeschooling

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Soggy Crumpet
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4 months 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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4 months ago

awesome dad right their. wish my dad was that fun

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