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30 Rainy Day Activities you can do at Home

When it rains we find ourselves indoors a lot more. In our house, the garden is our extra room and when the rain comes we spend less time outdoors. However, there is plenty you can do inside the house to keep the family entertained. Below are 30 Rainy Day Activities you can do at Home which hopefully you will find useful. For more ideas why not take a look at our 30 fun things to do with your kids during lockdown blog post?

Indoor Activities

Write a letter to a friend or family member

Cooking – why not make some Coconut Crunch Cookies, Chocolate Rainbow Frozen Bananas or Oatmeal Pancakes?

Bake cakes on rainy days

Get creative with Play-Doh, click here to view Berkshire Mummies Play Dough Shapes blog post.

Build a bridge or tower with bricks

Make a den

Have an indoor picnic

Set up a tuff spot activity / small world activity

Tuff Spot Activity on a Rainy Day

Play hide and seek

Do an indoor scavenger hunt

Read a book

Listen to a podcast

Watch a film

Complete a jigsaw

Junk Modelling – can you build a castle, make a monster, an animal, unicorn, dinosaur or rocket?

Unicorn, Junk Modelling made at home

Make a puppet and put on a puppet show

Make up a show – write and learn lines, sing, dance, poetry etc

Draw and colour

Paint a picture

Write a miniature book

Create a flip book

Make a collage about your favourite things

Make salt dough decorations – here is how to make Salt Dough Rainbow and Salt Dough Christmas Decorations.

Salt Dough Rainbow

Play cards or a board game

Do some yoga

Get the children to play with a toy they haven’t played with for along-time

Potato Printing

Potato printing on a rainy day at home

Do a science experiment

Outdoor Activities in your garden

Jump in muddy puddles

Measure the rainfall by collecting it in a container

Dance in the rain

Hopefully you have found this blog post; 30 Rainy Day Activities you can do at Home useful and that is has given you some ideas of activities to do inside the house during lockdown. Here are some activities you could also in the garden, maybe when the sun is shining again very soon.

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*Disclaimer – Please make sure, if you do any of the above activities they are age appropriate for your child, using age appropriate equipment and supplies which you believe are safe for participants. Click here for the Berkshire Mummies disclaimer.*

By Berkshire Mummies

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