Fun Indoor Activities for Rainy Days


Rainy days don't have to get you down! There are a lot of fun ways to get through a rainy day when you and the kids are stuck inside. These 20 activities will make the time fly!


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It's easy to feel bored when the weather's gloomy, and there's nothing wrong with a lazy, rainy day! If you (or the kids) are feeling a little cooped up, though, and want to release some energy, these fun activities are just the trick.

Fun Indoor Activities for Rainy Days

  1. Read a book with your kids
  2. Bake cupcakes or cookies together
  3. Make homemade slime
  4. Set up a scavenger hunt through the house
  5. Have a family movie day with popcorn and tons of snacks
  6. Play board games or card games, depending on your kids' ages
  7. Make frozen nut butter yogurt bark
  8. Plan a dream vacation to anywhere in the world
  9. Play dress up
  10. Work a puzzle
  11. Put on a play
  12. Have a tea party
  13. Set up an indoor obstacle course
  14. Color in coloring books or on giant sheets of paper
  15. Build an epic Hotwheels track and hold races
  16. Make a homemade rain gauge
  17. Paint with edible finger paints
  18. Tie-dye t-shirts
  19. Exercise with your kids
  20. Build a whole Lego community together


And of course, you could always go out and play in the rain!