Rainy summer days with kids can be tough — there can be be a lot of energy in a small space. On days like this, it can be hard to figure out activities to do, and no one wants a boring summer day! The following are 4 rainy day activities to do with your kids on that summer day.
With all of the technology available to us today, we have so much access to TV shows and movies. With subscriptions like Netflix and Hulu, there are a plethora of kids TV shows and movies. Or, maybe even better, showing your kids movies that you liked when you were young!
I can remember being in probably second or third grade when my mom introduced me to the musical Grease. I quickly fell in love! Although it is important to make sure that the movies are appropriate for the age of the children (looking I didn’t understand a lot of the things going on in that movie), it’s an easy way to bond with the kids!No One Will Say They're Bored With These Rainy Day Activities Click To Tweet
Rainy days are a great opportunity to teach kids how to bake or cook. Just a few weeks ago I was babysitting when the young boy (about 4 years old) asked if I could make him a waffle. Now, this may sound simple to some, but I am not one to cook anything!
I found a simple recipe on my smartphone, and the boy was able to help me with almost everything. He told me that his job was to “open” all of the ingredients, then I measured, and he dumped in the bowl. It can turn out a bit messy, but it great hands-on learning! Plus, the internet is full of recipes that accommodate any dietary restrictions or allergies.
When looking for rainy day activities, look no further! Rainy days are the perfect time to practice your fort-building skills! Whether you and the kids build a fort or set up a real tent, make it cozy enough to nap in! Grab blankets, pillows, and the kids stuffed animals. Turn off all the lights to make it feel like you’re really camping!
You can be as simple or extravagant as you like with this! Drawing and coloring are always an easy go-to, but there are plenty of other options! There’s homemade play-doh, tie-dying T-shirts, using pipe-cleaners to make different animals and shapes, painting (if you can handle the mess!), making bird seed ornaments, the list goes on! Pinterest is full of simple and quick ideas.