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.

How to Make Sock Puppets

Stuff stray socks with cotton batting to turn them into a family of playful puppets.

How to Make a Jumping Origami Frog

Teach your child how to fold a sheet of origami paper into a frog.

The 10 Best Family Board Games of 2017

Try something new on your next game night. These family-tested picks are the best of the year!

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.

How to Make a Dragon Marionette

Kids can craft this dragon puppet from recycled carboard paper towel and toilet paper tubes.

Can Pencil Holder

Sort office supplies in style with this neat desk organizer.

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.

Paper Stars

Make a constellation of paper stars with which to decorate your house, as featured in the June/July 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

4 Indoor-Games to Stave Off Cabin Fever

These indoor activities are so much fun, your child will never know you had a hidden agenda. How's that for a game changer?

5 Rainy Day Activities

Try these fun indoor games when bad weather hits.

Checklist: Rainy-Day Activities for Baby

Instead of going stir-crazy at home when the weather's not cooperating, try out some of these rainy-day games and activities.

TV-Free Activities

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.

Fun Indoor Activities

Cooped up because of the weather? Bring the fun inside. These five ideas will brighten even the drabbest day.

6 Specialty Museums Kids (and Grown-Ups!) Will Love

Specialty museums are passionate places curated by passionate people. Never content to just show you a bunch of cool stuff, they go deep, with mind-boggling expertise and contagious enthusiasm. Even if you're just a mildly curious family zipping through town, each of these spots is worth the trip.

Make it: Cardboard Fish Toy

Watch this video to learn how to make a fun fish toy from cardboard.

Rock Mushrooms

Let your child decorate your garden, potted plants, or windowsill with easy-to-make rock mushrooms that won't wilt in the summer sun.

How to Make a Paper Bag Puppet

Decorate a brown paper bag with gift wrap scraps to make this adorable bird puppet.

Build a Metal Robot

Use all your empty cans to construct a fantastic robot friend.

Upcycled T-shirt Bowl

Colorful t-shirts can find new life as adorable fabric bowls.

Science Fun! 3 Experiments to Try at Home

Want to get your kids interested in science? Experiment! These easy, educational projects are fun for the whole family.

Vacation Countdown Caterpillar

Your kids will love tearing daily links from this adorable paper-chain caterpillar to count down the days until an exciting trip or event!

How to Make Snack Puppets

Attach fruits and veggies together with toothpicks to make these edible food puppets.

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.

Jet Zeppelin

A balloon-powered jet zooms across a room in this fun indoor activity. Idea from FamilyFun magazine.

Snow-Day Activities

Cure your child's cabin fever with these fun and educational crafts.

Craft Kits and Supplies

Fun and easy craft kits that inspire kids' creativity.