Rainy Day Activities for Kids

Has the weather outside foiled your plans with sleet, snow, or rain? You don’t need to spend the day sitting idly on the couch! We rounded up creative activities on a rainy day for kids, ranging from arts and crafts to games and recipes. Children of all ages (and their parents!) will enjoy these clever ideas so much, they’ll look forward to the next rainy weather forecast.

Best Rainy Day Activities for Kids

17 Fun Indoor Games and Activities for Kids
Break out these creative indoor play ideas for kids if you're cooped up at home. All you'll need are a few simple, inexpensive supplies.
6 Snow-Day Activities That Don't Require a Screen—But Are Still Ridiculously Simple
With just a little prep, these easy indoor and outdoor snow-day activities become something special—and still stress free.
10 Easy At-Home Science Experiments for Kids
Kids are born researchers. (Yours have probably asked "why?" 14 times already today!) Entertain them and illustrate basic scientific concepts with five easy science experiments—no Ph.D. required.
How to Turn Your Living Room Into an Obstacle Course
If cabin fever has hit an all-time high, it's time to turn up the fun by constructing an indoor obstacle course that even a Ninja Warrior would envy.
10 Popular Kids Games from Around the World
Looking for new ways to have fun outside? Get inspired by these 10 popular kids games from different countries and cultures.
50 Fun Trivia Questions for Kids
Whether you have a science buff or a Harry Potter fanatic, look no further than this list of trivia questions and answers for kids of all ages that will be fun for little minds to ponder.
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More Rainy Day Activities

39 Printable Activities for Kids
Keep kids busy at home while boosting their brain development with these fun (and free) printable activities, including coloring pages, educational worksheets, scavenger hunts, and more.
18 Easy Art Activities for Kids to Do at Home
Encourage creativity and artistic expression with these fun, easy art activities for kids. Most of them require simple materials you might already have at home!

Plastic Bottle Sand Creature

Save those bottles for this super fun activity.