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Make A Splash: Rainy Day Activities To Do With Your Kids

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When it’s rainy outside, it means getting creative with rainy day activities to do inside. Although it might seem easy to just turn on the TV or give them the tablet, there are more creative ways to entertain your kids when it’s pouring outside. A rainy day doesn’t have to be a washout. With a little creativity, you can turn a dreary day into a memorable experience for your kids.

Indoor Treasure Hunt

An indoor treasure hunt is a perfect way to keep your kids active and engaged on a rainy day. Create a series of clues or riddles that lead them through different rooms in the house, with a surprise or treat waiting at the end. This activity not only stimulates their problem-solving skills but also provides a fun and interactive way to explore their surroundings.

DIY Craft Projects

Craft projects are an excellent rainy day activity, as they encourage creativity and can be tailored to suit any age group. Arts and crafts are great to get the whole family to bond, and give you something fun to look at to show off what you did on your rainy day. Gather supplies, set up a clean area, and get crafty!

Indoor Picnic

Transform your living room into a cozy picnic spot by laying out blankets, pillows, and your favorite snacks. You can make the experience even more special by preparing themed snacks or finger foods, such as mini sandwiches, fruit skewers, or homemade cookies. An indoor picnic is a fun way to bring a beloved outdoor activity indoors for a memorable experience.

Indoor Obstacle Course

Burn off some energy by creating an indoor obstacle course using items from around your home. This can include crawling under tables, jumping over pillows, or weaving through a maze of chairs. An indoor obstacle course not only provides a fun and active way to spend a rainy day but also helps to develop your child’s motor skills and coordination.

Science Experiments

Rainy days are a fantastic opportunity to explore the world of science with your kids. Conduct simple experiments using household items, such as creating a homemade volcano, exploring the properties of slime, or testing the absorbency of different materials. These hands-on activities not only keep your kids entertained but also provide valuable learning experiences.

Cooking Together

Get your kids involved in the kitchen by baking or cooking together. Choose a recipe that’s appropriate for their age and skill level, and guide them through the process step by step. This not only teaches valuable life skills but also provides a fun and delicious way to pass the time on a rainy day. And you get to eat at the end!

Rainy days aren’t just for movie marathons and staring out the window anymore. With a little creativity, fun and work, you can do rainy day activities that turn a normal day into an adventure-filled time!

Did we forget to mention reading? Finish off your rainy day with a bed time story. Need a new book? Why not try our Nano Adventures for fun, rhyming short stories.