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How to Handle Boredom on Rainy Days

Some ideas to keep you cheerful and happy on rainy days

The United Kingdom sees a lot of rain each year, especially in the summers. Sometimes, it can get annoying or frustrating that you cannot go out with children and have fun since it is raining. This article provides some great ideas which can be employed during rainy days to keep the fun going. Even if you are not in the UK, these amazing tips can still help you save the day!

Read the complete article to learn how to keep entertainment alive on rainy days!

PLAY OUT IN THE RAIN

  • Make a rain catcher to measure how much it rains
  • Make Mud Soup
  • Hunt for worms and then make a home for them
  • Paint using Rain Drops

HAVE SOME FUN WITH PLAYDOUGH

  • Space Glitter Play Dough
  • Playdough Canvas painting
  • Golf Tees counting and color game
  • Sausages pretend play
  • Play dough Pizza Parlor
  • Sand play dough

ARTS AND CRAFTS ACTIVITIES

  • Homemade Cards
  • Crepe Paper Painting
  • Indoor feet painting and water splashing
  • Papier Mache Bowls
  • Cardboard Box Boats
  • No Mess Arty Fun
  • Finger Painting Letter Fun

INDOOR FUN AND GAMES

  • Rainforest Den
  • Homemade Den
  • Bring memories of winter alive with some snow ball sock fun
  • Have an outing at home
  • Indoor Shape Hunt
  • Fine motor skills inspired by Montessori
  • Sensory Wall Mosaic Art
  • Building with Plate, Cups and Bowls
  • DIY Toddler Tubes Fun
  • Tape Shapes

MAKE SOME DISCOVERIES WITH SCIENCE FUN

  • Post It Treasure Hunt
  • How to make a tornado
  • Water bead Science Experiment
  • Jello Science
  • Creating Rainbow Bubbles

COOKING AND KITCHEN FUN

  • Make your own homemade paints and then paint with them
  • Wheels on the Bus
  • Patriotic Cup cakes
  • Dinosaur Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Make a Sandwich

The complete post can be found here:

http://rainydaymum.co.uk/101-ideas-for-a-rainy-summers-day

 

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Posted on 4 July 2016

Posted in Foster Caring / General

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