Top-Rated Products to Shop on Amazon This Month
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Top-Rated Products to Shop on Amazon This Month

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Top-Rated Products to Shop on Amazon This Month
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As many Americans hunker down for stay-at-home orders that will last part or all of April, Amazon’s best-sellers lists have changed to reflect our new normal. Essentials like hand sanitizer and toilet paper are still in high demand, but plenty of less-obvious products are helping everyone cope with a lot more time at home, including games, home-office gear, and comfy clothing. Here some of the top-rated products trending on Amazon this month.

Prices and availability are subject to change. Due to high demand, some items may temporarily have inflated prices or be available only from third-party sellers.

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Amazon Eero Mesh Wi-Fi System, 3 ct.
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Amazon Eero Mesh Wi-Fi System, 3 ct.

Buy on  $249

Price: $199
Buy It
Right now, a speedy internet connection is essential for work, play, and most contact with the outside world. This system can blanket up to 5,000 square feet, even if you have dozens of devices connected. The 10-minute setup is easy even for tech novices, too.

Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker
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Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker

Buy on  $79  $99.95

Price: $79
Buy It
In tough times, America’s love affair with the Instant Pot hasn’t waned, especially as most of us scramble for more home-cooked meals. Everyone’s favorite kitchen workhorse can function as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker, and food warmer. There are also 14 one-touch programs for common foods.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K

Buy on  $49.99

Price: $50
Buy It
Stay-at-home orders have many houses giving their TVs a workout, and Amazon’s alternative to the Roku makes streaming easy. This version of the Fire is compatible with ultra high-definition TVs and offers hands-free control using the Alexa voice remote feature.

Mars Chocolate Favorites Variety Mix, 240 ct.
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Mars Chocolate Favorites Variety Mix, 240 ct.

Price: $16
Buy It
Whether you’re stocking up for Easter or just need a reliable stash of chocolate to stress eat in your pantry, this Mars mix featuring individually wrapped Snickers, Twix, and other bite-size favorites is here for you.

Swedish Dishcloth Cellulose Sponge Cloths, 10 ct.
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Swedish Dishcloth Cellulose Sponge Cloths, 10 ct.

Price: $20
Buy It
Paper towels can be hard to find right now, but these reusable cotton and cellulose cloths are just as convenient, and much more eco-friendly. They’re ultra-absorbent and easy to toss in the washer when it’s time to pull out a new one.

Just Dance 2020 for Nintendo Switch
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Just Dance 2020 for Nintendo Switch

Price: $36
Buy It
Part of the secret sauce of “Just Dance” games: They’re fun for grown-ups, too. Burn calories while you’re stuck at home while rocking out to recent chart-toppers on this game for the Nintendo Switch. It comes with a one-month subscription to Just Dance Unlimited, a catalog of more than 500 songs.

Fit Simplify Resistance Loop Exercise Bands
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Hanes Men’s Ecosmart Fleece Sweatshirt
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Hanes Men’s Ecosmart Fleece Sweatshirt

Price: $8
Buy It
If all the comfy clothes in your closet are getting too much of a workout, stock up with a few new sweatshirts on the cheap. Made of a pill-resistant cotton-polyester blend, these tag-free shirts come in lots of colors and have double seaming to stand up to wash after wash.

Play-Doh Modeling Compound, 36 ct.
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Play-Doh Modeling Compound, 36 ct.

Price: $25
Buy It
Need something to occupy the kids that isn’t a screen? Go old-school with Play-Doh and let them make a mess. This set has 36 colors — 6 pounds in total — guaranteeing hours of squishy fun.

LoveHome Memory Foam Lumbar Support Back Cushion
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LoveHome Memory Foam Lumbar Support Back Cushion

Price: $30
Buy It
If your at-home work space is causing a litany of aches and pains, this compact memory-foam pillow for your lower back may help. Designed to promote proper spinal alignment, it has breathable mesh fabric and comes with adjustable straps that will keep it in place. 

Related: How to Create a Home Office From Ikea Under $200

Wyze Cam Pan Indoor Camera
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Wyze Cam Pan Indoor Camera

Price: $38
Buy It
Whether you want to beef up your home security or simply keep tabs on kids, pets, or others in far reaches of the house, this inexpensive camera can live stream right to your smartphone. It can pan, tilt, and zoom remotely, plus it’s compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant.

Mellani Brushed Microfiber Sheets
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Mellani Brushed Microfiber Sheets

Price: Starting at $30
Buy It
Reviewers say these microfiber sheets are more soft and durable than their price would suggest, plus they come in plenty of colors. They’re also wrinkle-resistant and will fit mattresses up to 16 inches deep.

Miracle-Gro Shake ‘n Feed
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Miracle-Gro Shake ‘n Feed

Price: $6
Buy It
Spring has sprung, but that doesn’t mean your plants won’t need a little extra help. This plant food is fine for use on in-ground or potted plants, and the continuous-feed nitrogen lasts for up to three months before reapplication is necessary.

ThinkFun Gravity Maze
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ThinkFun Gravity Maze

Price: $30
Buy It
Here’s another screen-free option your kids may actually enjoy. It’s not just another marble run — it’s a logic game with dozens of challenges where kids have to figure out how to build a path for their marble to hit a certain target.

G & F Working Gloves With Micro Foam Coating, 6 ct.
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G & F Working Gloves With Micro Foam Coating, 6 ct.

Price: $11
Buy It
If it’s time to get your hands dirty in the yard, these beloved work gloves can make it happen — without quite as much dirt, that is. Flexible but rugged, they have a grippy foam coating suitable for digging, handling thorny plants, or handling power tools.

Leggings Depot Women’s Jogger Sweatpants
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Leggings Depot Women’s Jogger Sweatpants

Price: Starting at $10
Buy It
Let’s be honest: Loungewear is still what we’d want to wear even if we weren’t locked away in our houses. These soft joggers with plenty of Spandex come in a ton of colors and are a bit more forgiving than tighter leggings and workout pants.

Related: Pajamas, Sweats, and Leisure Wear Perfect for Working from Home

Lonecone Kids’ Rain Boots
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Lonecone Kids’ Rain Boots

Price: $20
Buy It
April showers don’t have to stop little ones from getting their daily dose of fresh air. These rugged rain boots in plenty of fun colors and patterns, and reinforced handles make them easy to pull on or off. The non-slip tread is ideal for all those puddles they’ll be begging to jump in.

O-Cedar ProMist Max Microfiber Spray Mop
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O-Cedar ProMist Max Microfiber Spray Mop With Replacement Pads

Price: Starting at $40
Buy It
Buying Swiffer refills over and over can get costly. This spray mop is a cheaper, more sustainable alternative, with an attached dispenser for cleaning solution and a washable, dual-sided mop head suitable for all hard surfaces. 

Related: 7 Ways to Swiffer for Less

HP OfficeJet 2622 All-in-One Wireless Printer
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HP OfficeJet 2622 All-in-One Wireless Printer

Price: $80
Buy It
A cheap printer has gone from a nice convenience to a necessity for work and school projects while stuck inside. This reviewer-approved HP is a solid option that also scans and copies, plus the small footprint won’t take up too much desk space.

Surpahs Multipurpose Roll-Up Dish Drying Rack
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Surpahs Multipurpose Roll-Up Dish Drying Rack

Buy on  $23.98  $39.99

Price: $24 
Buy It
If the dishwasher is overloaded (or non-existent), your dish drainer is probably constantly packed. Add a little extra drying space with this over-the-sink rack that will save space, and possibly your sanity, while getting the job done. It’s also one of the Cheapism team’s personal favorites.

Terro Liquid Ant Bait, 12 ct.
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Terro Liquid Ant Bait, 12 ct.

Price: $15
Buy It
Ants aren’t hip to social distancing, and April is prime time for new insect invasions. Terro’s ready-to-use liquid borax baits get consistent praise for working when plenty of other remedies fail.

Razor A Kick Scooter
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Razor A Kick Scooter

Price: $30
Buy It
Bikes may not be their thing, but Razor scooters will still get them zooming through the neighborhood. Made of lightweight aluminum, the Razor A has a rear friction brake, an easy-adjust handlebar and a foldable design.

Lenovo Chromebook C330 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop
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Lenovo Chromebook C330 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop

Buy on  $243.45  $299.99

Price: $335
Buy It
Need a new computer for distance learning or conference calls? An inexpensive Chromebook can be just the ticket. This one works for up to 10 hours on a single charge, and the Chrome operating system is easy to use, even for novices. It also features a touchscreen display.

The Game of Life
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