There are days when kids are at home (weekends, breaks, summer) and it is rainy. Instead of spending too much time in front of the tv or computer, have a list ready of indoor activities to inspire creativity, imagination, stimulation, and fun. Gather everyone around for some fun as a group or individual. Let them choose their own project, or draw a project for the group from a hat. Keep basic materials on hand so you are ready for rain.
Hula Hoop Rug Tutorial Kids can make their own colorful rug for their rooms or spaces using just a hula hoop and some old t-shirts.
Go Fishing Create your own fish stories when you let your little ones do some indoor fishing with this fun game.
Groovy Lava Lamps This photography blog shows this activity as summer fun, but I think this activity/science experiment would be perfect for the kitchen counter on a rainy day.
Pipe Cleaner Finger Puppets It’s a craft project, no it’s a game. Kids will have fun creating these little finger puppets, and then the fun continues as they put on a puppet show with their creations.
Let the Sunshine In Even if it’s rainy outside, it can be sunny inside when you paint your windows with homemade window paints.
What rainy day activities does your family enjoy regularly?
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