100 Activities for a Rainy Day




Fun things you can do at home with the family on those long, dreary rainy days that come with Spring!

1. Play board games
2. Cuddle up with a big pile of books and read stories
3. Bake
4. Build a LEGO village
5. Prepare a picnic lunch, spread a blanket and eat at home
6. Break out the Play-Doh
7. Play video games
8. Have a dance party
9. Decorate cookies or cupcakes
10. Take digital pictures and make a slideshow
11. Make a cardboard box puppet theater
12. Put on a show with homemade puppets
13. Make masks
14. Make bird feeders out of recycled plastic food containers
15. Have an indoor camp out with a tent and sleeping bags 
16. Make origami
17. Make fun shaped pancakes
18. Play shop
19. Do science experiments
20. Teach your kids to play checkers or chess
21. Make popcorn and watch movies
22. Make window decals or stained glass
23. Bring out all the toys you never play with
24. Fill the sink with soapy water and play with bubbles
25. Make a house of cards
26. Play dress up
27. Do puzzles
28. Organize photo albums
29. Make shaving cream sculptures in the sink
30. Play Go Fish
31. Break open the craft box
32. Build a fort in your house
33. Play 21 questions
34. Get out the playing cards 
35. Draw pictures
36. Organize the play room
37. Have a cleaning/organizing party
38. Play pretend kitchen
39. Make friendship bracelets
40. Play musical chairs
41. Organize an indoor scavenger hunt
42. Play Karaoke
43. Start a paper maché project
44. Organize a treasure hunt
45. Set up an indoor bowling game
46. Start to learn a foreign language
47. Make a scrapbook
48. Do some yoga
49. Play Name that Tune
50. Have a mini spa day and give everyone homemade facials
51. Paint flower pots
52. Cook dinner together
53. Make science experiments
54. Play indoor basketball or soccer
55. Paint
56. Play Simon Says
57. Grab some instruments and make music
58. Make paper aeroplanes
59. Print off some printables or colouring sheets and colour
60. Play charades
61. Watch family videos
62. Make homemade pizza
63. Make greetings cards for birthdays and other holidays
64. Learn magic tricks
65. Make sock puppets
66. Make your own slime
67. Do some face painting
68. Bake a mug cake
69. Make a playlist and  play Freeze Dance
70. Have a pillow fight
71. Create colourful salt paintings
72. Make plant markers for the garden
73. Have a fashion show
74. Make crafts using cookie molds
75. Play 'I Spy'
76. Mani-pedis for everyone
78. Make sensory bins with dry rice, noodles, or cornmeal
79. Make salt dough
80. Paint a mural on a basement wall or craft room
81. Make a dollhouse out of a shoebox
82. Make s'mores
83. Set up a mini-golf course
84. Do some window painting
85. Set up an obstacle course
86. Make shadow shapes
87. Set up a racing track
88. Create a town in a cardboard box
89. Make homemade candy
90. Create a time capsule
91. Teach the kids to sew
92. Have a family talent show
93. Make paper dolls and dress them
94. Host a tea party
95. Make a collage with old magazines
96. Make window art
97. Make a pinata for your next party
98. Learn how to juggle
99. Make jewellery
100. Have a family workout

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