35+ Indoor Rainy Day Activities for Kids

Friday, May 30, 2014

35+ Indoor Rainy Day Activities for Kids

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Here are 35+ fun and creative rainy day activities for kids of all ages. No more “I’m bored” when pool day turns into a rainy indoor day!
35+ Indoor rainy day kids activities - so many really fun, creative, and unique ideas for kids of all ages


Rainy Day Activities for Kids

  • Bake
  • Play a Board game
  • Read lots of Good Books (by a fire!)
  • Build a Fort
  • Do Science Experiments
  • Paint Rocks and tell stories with them
  • Glow in the Dark Sticks FUN
  • Cuddle in Bed and Watch a Movie
  • Make Your Own Pizza (recipe)
  • Create a Band with everyone finding an instrument from your kitchen
  • Perform a Puppet Show
  • Indoor Picnic or Tea Party
  • Have a Dance Party
  • Make Crafts!
  • Make a Collage by Cutting up Old Magazines
  • Draw a Picture to Send to Grandma
  • Themed Bath
  • Play IN the rain (assuming there is no lightening or thunder)
  • Make a Pinata like Connecting Family with Seoul

Make Homemade Rain Gauge from Imagination Tree

Make Homemade Rain Gauge like Imagination Tree


Go Camping Indoors like My Kids Adventures


Make a Thunderstorm Inside like Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational

Make a Thunderstorm Inside like Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational

Make a Rain Stick like Happy Hooligans

Make a Rain Stick like Happy Hooligans

Rainy Day Splatter Paintings from Little Page Turners

Rainy Day Splatter Paintings from Little Page Turners

Umbrella on a Rainy Day Craft from Mama Jenn

Umbrella on a Rainy Day Craft from Mama Jenn

Creative Play like Inner Child Fun

Indoor Drive In Movie for Kids from A Happy Heart Blog

Sponge building blocks

Sponge Blocks from Inner Child Fun

Masking Tape Race Track

Masking Tape Race Track like The Mother Huddle

Building with Marshmallow from The Idea Room


Velcro Craft Sticks Kids Activity with free printable idea book

DIY Velcro Crafts Sticks [with FREE idea book] from 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Cave of Stars like Play at Home Mom LLC

Cave of Stars like Play at Home Mom LLC


Scavenger hunts for kids

10 Indoor Scavenger Hunts from No Time for Flashcards

Rainbow Painted Toast

Rainbow Painted Toast from Things to Share and Remember

Indoor Car Wash from Dawn’s Divine Delights

playdough recipes

20+ Amazing Playdough Recipes from 123 Homeschool 4 Me

coloring sheets for kids

FREE Coloring Sheets [LOTS of themes] by 123 Homeschool 4 Me




5 comments:

  1. The rainy day ideas are fantastic!! Thanks for featuring these, I've shared and pinned!! A pin I definitely will be going back to!!

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  2. Love the post! Just pinned my link but can't work out how to grab the TGIF button to put on my post. Sorry for being stupid. Please can you help?

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  3. Thank you for sharing our "Indoor Camping" article, Beth! Most appreciated!!

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