When it’s raining and it’s pouring.
And your kids are moaning than it’s boring,
There are plenty of fun things for you to do,
Just take a look at this list that I made for you.
There are lots of tasty treats you can make,
Cookies, muffins and cheesecake.
So why not all head to the kitchen
Where everyone can pitch in.
10. Banana bread
12. Fairy cakes
13. Rice crispy cakes
14. Rocky road
18. Food tasting game
19. Help make dinner
20. Go out for food
Or you can have lots of laughs,
Getting arty with some crafts.
So prepare to make some mess,
As your little ones self-express.
21. Finger painting
22. Play dough
29. Pasta necklace
30. Decorate a box
31. Make cards
32. Make finger puppets
33. Make a crown
34. Make salt dough ornaments
35. Sensory basket/bottles
Being stuck in one location,
Doesn’t matter when you have imagination.
You can be anywhere you want to be,
With a role play activity.
41. Fashion show
42. Teddy bears’ picnic
43. Turn a box into a car or boat
When it’s really awful weather,
It’s a good excuse to play together.
There’s lots of games that you can play,
Whilst you wish the rain away.
46. Board games
47. Card games
49. Balloon volleyball
52. Building blocks
53. Treasure hunt
54. Hide animals in shredded paper
55. Freeze animals/dinosaurs in ice and then excavate
Or if music is more your thing,
Turn up the radio and start to sing.
There’s lots of ways to enjoy the music
And all that dancing is therapeutic.
56. Sing a song
57. Make up a dance
58. Put on a show
59. Play some instruments
60. Make a musical instrument
61. Sing nursery rhymes
62. Play musical statues
63. Play musical bumps
64. Ribbon dancing
65. Do the limbo
There’s lots of fun activites,
Hidden in your washing facilities.
So if you’re bored of the playroom,
Take your fun into the bathroom.
66. Bath crayons
67. Bath bombs
68. Water play
69. Wash your dolls
70. Ball pit
71. Mess-free painting
72. Bath jelly
73. Turn your bathroom into a spa
74. Go fishing
75. Bathroom laboratory
Or if you need the volume to decrease,
So that you can get some peace,
Here are some quiet activities,
That are sure to please.
76. Watch a film
77. Make a den
78. Sleepover in the front room
79. Plant seeds
80. Read books
You don’t have to stay stuck in the house,
Listening to your kids grumble and grouse,
There’s plenty of places that you can go,
Where the horrible weather simply can’t follow.
81. Garden centre
82. Pet store
85. Soft play
89. Role play centre
90. Play group
93. Trampoline Park
95. Toy store
Or if the lack of fresh air is driving you all insane,
Just grab your wellies and go embrace the rain!
It’s safe to say you might get wet,
But it will be the most fun yet!
96. Dance in the rain
97. Go puddle jumping
98. Play in a mud kitchen
99. Go for a wet walk
100. Visit your local attractions
So there you have it, 100 things that you can do
Whatever the weather throws at you.
What’s your favourite thing to do on a rainy day? Let me know in the comments below.
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