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.

Greeting Card Flower Pendant

Recycle a pretty card by turning it into a necklace or pin for someone special. Idea from FamilyFun magazine.
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Plaster Plaques

Watch how to make plaster relief plaques, as featured in the June/July 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.
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Upcycled Bumblebee Craft: How-To Video

Parents' Lifestyle Director Amanda Kingloff shows how to upcycle a plastic drink bottle into a cute bumblebee craft.
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Make an Axle Racer

This toy zips across the floor under rubber band power -- and its wheels are made from pint container lids, giving you a great excuse to buy ice cream! Idea from FamilyFun magazine.
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Make it: Cardboard Fish Toy

Watch this video to learn how to make a fun fish toy from cardboard.
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More Rainy Day Activities

Fun Tricks Every Parent Should Know

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.
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5 Fun Rainy Day Toddler Activities

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.
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How to Make Pop-up Puppets

Start with a soup can, then add felt and fabric to make this beary cute pop-up puppet.