Rainy Day Activities
If the weather outside has foiled your plans, never fear. We have tons of great ideas for rainy day activities. From arts and crafts to games to recipes kids can make themselves, we have plenty to keep them busy.
Your kids will love tearing daily links from this adorable paper-chain caterpillar to count down the days until an exciting trip or event!
Don't let rainy days spoil all the fun. If you can't go outside, use these creative ideas to bring the fun indoors instead.
Cooped up because of the weather? Bring the fun inside. These five ideas will brighten even the drabbest day.
Getting through the day with an active toddler can put your patience, creativity, and endurance to the test. Keep your child smiling with this huge list of simple, fun activities.
Of course your kids look up to you. But you'll truly be the coolest if you know how to make balloon animals, juggle, or tell a great story. It's easy: Just follow these directions.
Watch this video to learn how to make a fun fish toy from cardboard.
Try these fun indoor games when bad weather hits.
Instead of going stir-crazy at home when the weather's not cooperating, try out some of these rainy-day games and activities.
Stuff stray socks with cotton batting to turn them into a family of playful puppets.
Inspired by the families in our article "Why We Turned Off the TV"? Check out these fun things for your family to do when you say bye-bye to the boob tube.
Kids can craft this dragon puppet from recycled carboard paper towel and toilet paper tubes.
FamillyFun's picks for dress-up, tea parties, make-believe, and more
Fun and easy craft kits that inspire kids' creativity.
Decorate a brown paper bag with gift wrap scraps to make this adorable bird puppet.
Want to get your kids interested in science? Experiment! These easy, educational projects are fun for the whole family.
Attach fruits and veggies together with toothpicks to make these edible food puppets.
This lovable giraffe can stand up all on its own thanks to sturdy clothespin legs.
Fun family fitness that stretches the options for at-home activities.
Parents' Lifestyle Director Amanda Kingloff shows how to upcycle a plastic drink bottle into a cute bumblebee craft.
Today's school gym classes help children take stress in stride.
Create a playtime raft that really floats with just a few natural twigs from your own backyard.
Make a constellation of paper stars with which to decorate your house, as featured in the June/July 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.
Colorful t-shirts can find new life as adorable fabric bowls.
These candleholders are so lovely, people will never believe that theyre handmade -- and by a kid, no less
Start with a soup can, then add felt and fabric to make this beary cute pop-up puppet.