In this article, we bring you more than a dozen fun kids games and activities for rainy weather! When the great outdoors is not an option, you can re-discover the unlimited potential of the great indoors. Rainy weather is the perfect time to make more great memories together, parent and child, and it can also allow kids to engage in activities that require slowing down and reflective time, as well as developing cognitive and motor skills!
We have great suggestions for some active time too, have a look at these great and timeless games and activities below!
Kids don’t even need a real microphone to get passionate about it.
Paper Maze, aka Obstacle Course
Use crepe paper to build a laser obstacle course!
Indoor Scavenger Hunt
Organize a micro treasure hunt: anything from a piece of lego to a button!
Play an Adult
Playing an adult is one of the kids’ favorite activities… An accountant or a cashier’s job can be immensely thrilling for them!
Mom and mini time!
Or whatever works!
Have a Picnic at Home
Romance for all ages…
Craft Botanical Suncatchers
Floral and botanical sun catchers are super easy to make. You can use paper plates left over form a birthday party, dry petals and stems, contact paper and a piece of ribbon.
Good Old Fashioned Hand Clapping Games
There are plenty of tutorials on youtube with dozens of hand clapping games.
Create a Time Capsule
Capture memories for the future and remind your little one(s) to appreciate their belongings and memories!
Have a Tea Party
Self-explanatory and all up to your creativity and bohemian streak.
Play Dress Up
Paint on Pieces of Nature
While away the raindrops while engaging in a painting project along with your child!
Play in The Rain
Or just teach them to run and play and sing in the rain!
Rearrange the Kids Bedroom
Add some handicraft decoration or rearrange the kids’ room together: if not now, when?
Build a Fort
Build a fort with blankets and pillows and snuggle up, time to rest after all this adventuring!