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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