50 Things To Do Indoors On A Rainy Day

Kids get bored easily when it rains. Even if they don’t want to play outside, the dark atmosphere can make them a lot less productive. When it starts raining, kids need something to do immediately to get their mind off the storm.

Below are 50 activities for kids to do on a rainy day.

We have added these as a downloadable PDF in a table so you can cut out each activity and add to a jar. Your kids can draw an activity from the jar!

50 things to do on a rainy day download, print, cut and select a random activity from a jar!

  1. Build a fort.
  2. Bake cookies (with the help of mom or dad).
  3. Watch a movie.
  4. Take a nap.
  5. Play a board game.
  6. Finger paint.
  7. Make paper airplanes and race them down the hallway.
  8. Have fun with neat science experiments.
  9. Start a treasure hunt.
  10. Learn how to make a sandwich.
  11. Play an instrument.
  12. Design t-shirts.
  13. Learn how to do simple chores around the house.
  14. Do advance studying.
  15. Gather items to put up for donation.
  16. Have a tea party.
  17. Take a bubble bath with toys.
  18. Play hide-and-seek.
  19. Make a necklace with items around the house.
  20. Complete a jigsaw puzzle.
  21. Start a scrapbook.
  22. Play Charades with the whole family.
  23. Draw.
  24. Fold origami.
  25. Make a puppet show.
  26. Train a dog to do simple tricks.
  27. Have a tic-tac-toe competition.
  28. Exercise.
  29. Invite a friend over.
  30. Savor nostalgic memories; go through old things in the storage.
  31. Make a map of your neighborhood.
  32. Play card games such as Uno or Go Fish.
  33. Engage in a long conversation with another family member.
  34. Listen to music.
  35. Play dress up.
  36. Surf the internet.
  37. Start a diary, journal or blog.
  38. Make a play and star in it.
  39. Learn a few simple magic tricks.
  40. Design a card and save it for a special occasion.
  41. Build an obstacle course around the house.
  42. Write a message to yourself dated one year from today and hide it.
  43. Compile a time capsule.
  44. Have an indoor picnic.
  45. Design your own keychain.
  46. Have a balloon rocket competition.
  47. Learn a new language.
  48. Plan activities for a sunny day.
  49. Clean and rearrange the bedroom.
  50. Make sensory tools for toddlers.

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