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42 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

by Rebecca Eanes

More Activities for Rainy Days

25. Play musical chairs.

26. Make some pretty window clings.

Here are easy instructions from Merry about Town.

27. Put together a jigsaw puzzle.

28. Scrapbooking!

Gather up old photos, craft paper and work on a scrapbook together.

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29. Play a card game.

30. Listen to some podcasts for kids!

Here is a great list by Fatherly.

31. Make one of these cute water bottle crafts.

32. Create an indoor obstacle course!

Use pillows, cushions, chairs, etc.

33. Write a story together.

34. Create one-of-a-kind paintings on canvas and hang them in your home.

35. TP Rolls Craft

Make a craft with empty toilet paper rolls.

36. Have a rainy day party!

Hang up balloons and bake a cake.

37. Start an indoor herb garden.

38. Make a crazy, messy, super fun swamp bath!

39. Tape paper plates to paint sticks and use them to play balloon tennis.

40. Play minute-to-win-it style games. Here are some ideas from Happiness is Homemade.

41. DIY Art Mat

Get a shower curtain liner from the dollar store and several dry erase markers. It makes a great reusable art mat!

42. Get out and play in the rain!

Sun Hats and Wellie Boots shows us 20 ways to play in the rain.

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Rebecca Eanes, is the founder of and creator of Positive Parenting: Toddlers and Beyond. She is the bestselling author of 3 books. Her newest book,Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide, is more than a parenting book, it's a guide to human connection. She has also written The Newbie's Guide to Positive Parentingand co-authored the book, Positive Parenting in Action: The How-To Guide to Putting Positive Parenting Principles in Action in Early ChildhoodShe is the grateful mother to 2 boys.


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