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10 Rainy Day Activities

This summer has started off very rainy and wet for us here in Manitoba.  In fact, we have been having 4 days of rain before we even see a glimpse of sunshine.  Quite discouraging and if you have kids, it is SUPER hard to keep them occupied and happy.  So, as a mom, I am continually trying to come up with some rainy day activities to keep everyone happy and busy.

10 Rainy Day Activities

#1)  Put supper in the slow cooker so you don’t need to worry about it the rest of the day.  This Slow Cooker Barbecue Pulled Beef is great for rainy days.

Slow Cooker BBQ Beef

#2)  Spend some time working on a craft.  This Salt Dough Handprint is one of our readers favorite crafts and would be the perfect gift!

Salt Dough Handprint

#3)  Head to your local library to take out some books or spend time reading there.

#4)  Plan a scavenger hunt.

#5)  Bake cookies! Who doesn’t love warm cookies on a cold/rainy day?

Bake Cookies

#6)  Make some homemade playdough:

homemade playdough

#7)  Set up a store in your living room.  Using some of the kids toys, some food from your pantry and even clothes, play store with your children taking turns being the storekeeper.  If you are adventurous, even consider using real money!

#8)  Popcorn & a movie.  Pop some popcorn and settle in for a movie cuddled under a blanket on the couch.

#9)  Pull out some board games or puzzles.

#10)  Head out and visit some local (indoor) attractions:


What are your go-to rainy day activities?

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Debbie W

Tuesday 22nd of July 2014

It's funny, or maybe not, but I always go blank on what to do on rainy days. It's good to keep a list handy for such days. Thanks for the ideas.

kathy downey

Wednesday 16th of July 2014

WOW,Thanks for all these rainy day activities,we are getting rain for the next few days and i have the grandkids....going to be fun