Rainy days don’t have to be a bore! When the world outside is dreary and gray, it’s the perfect time to stay indoors and find a creative craft or fun game to play. We’ve rounded up some great indoor activities for kids of all ages so rainy days can be just as enjoyable as the rest of them. See our favorites below.
Arts & Crafts
Get creative with these arts and crafts! This Rainy Day Bag is filled with games, toys, magic tricks, and more. These suncatchers are a fun project to do on rainy day and then hang in the windows when the sun finally peeks back out, and these make-your-own wind chimes are great for those breezy spring days. If they want to play princess for a day, this princess kit has everything needed to make their own cape, tiara, and magic wand, and this DIY quilt kit lets them make their very own blanket that’s perfect for snuggling under during a rainy-day movie marathon. Or take a trip under the sea with these ocean-inspired water globes!
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These educational toys make learning fun! A marble run set or magnetic tiles will have them using their brains to build their own creations they can spend hours playing with. This matching pegboard toy is perfect for youngsters learning colors and comprehension, while this garden building kit will teach them all about flowers and help them practice hand-eye coordination. A slime kit will allow them to experiment like the mad scientists they are.
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Games & Activities
These games and activities are easily enjoyed solo or with the whole family! These hidden picture books with stickers are great for a quiet afternoon alone, while this Kids Against Maturity game is fun for everyone to get in on. These busy idea cards, indoor scavenger hunt, and treasure hunt game can be played with one player or multiple people.
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If you’re looking for even more indoor activities for kids, see our roundup of boredom busters here. And if you need wet weather apparel for the whole family, we’ve got you covered with these rainy day essentials.