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33 Indoor Activities For Kids On Rainy Days

Indoor Activities For Kids like the ones listed below are perfect for those rainy days of spring and summer!

Kids get bored just sitting inside all day long, so having some great crafts on hand to keep them entertained is a must.

This list includes tons of simple and fun ideas for a variety of ages. If you have littler ones, you may want to check out our list of 21 Indoor Activities to Occupy Your Busy Toddler.

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Rainy Day Indoor Activities For Kids

If you don’t have your craft supplies updated, I highly recommend grabbing a tote and filling it up with some must have craft supplies.

I especially like having stuff on hand for these indoor activities for kids. Things like construction paper, felt, craft foam, googly eyes, hot glue and glue gun, markers, glitter, pom poms, pipe cleaners, and washi tape are all things I have on hand at all times!

As you can see, we love crafting with the kids. There are tons of great indoor activities in this list for kids to do.

We also enjoy other hands on learning activities like these science activities and experiments.

  1. Coffee Filter Rainbow
  2. DIY Frozen Snowflake Sensory Bottle
  3. Make Galaxy Oobleck
  4. Fairy Wand Craft
  5. Frog Paper Bag Puppet
  6. Unicorn Paper Bag Puppet Craft
  7. Wonder Woman Paper Bag Puppet Craft
  8. DIY Ocean Animals Pop Up Book for Kids
  9. Handprint Chicken Paper Plate Craft 
  10. How To Make A Seashell Bird Feeder 
  11. How To Make Soda Bottle Blossoms 
  12. Bouncing Playdough Recipe 
  13. Fun DIY Kaleidoscope Kids Craft
  14. Button Towers
  15. Unicorn Sensory Bin with Pink Oobleck
  16. 5 Board Games for Stir Crazy Kids
  17. Printable Fairy Tale Themed Activity Packet 
  18. Liquid Chalk Marker Window Drawing Activity
  19. Dollar Tree Alien Craft from You Brew My Tea
  20. Unicorn Fine Motor Craft from Fun Handprint Art
  21. Duct Tape Pen Holder from Family Fun Journal
  22. Duct Tape Pen Pouches from Typically Simple
  23. Velcro Dot Craft Sticks from Powerful Mothering
  24. Itsy Bitsy Spider Handprint Craft from 3 Boys and a Dog
  25. Make A Sunflower Craft Using Noodles from Crafty Morning
  26. Apple Pie Spice Playdough from Midwest Modern Momma
  27. Stitched Handprint Art from This Girl’s Life
  28. DIY Hand Painted Rock Garden Markers from A Cultivated Nest
  29. Decoupage Soccer Frame from Gym Craft Laundry
  30. Rainy Day Finding Dory Craft from Gym Craft Laundry
  31. Colored Pasta & Clay Craft from Artsy Momma
  32. How To Make Dinosaur Feet from Spaceships & Laser Beams
  33. 3D Paper Star Craft from Daily DIY Life

Whether you have just a few minutes for a simple craft, or a few hours to create multiple fun ideas, this list has something for everyone.

Your children will love that you have spent extra time with them, and you’ll love how easily these craft ideas come together as a fun way to spend an afternoon with your family!

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I love these rainy day boredom busters for kids! This list has 25 Indoor Activities For Kids that are perfect for days when the kids can't go outside to play. Keep them entertained with fun, easy, creative kids crafts and activities!

C crist

Tuesday 10th of November 2020

I find it hard to find the game or printable that I’m looking for. I’m trying to find the Disney Pictionary game and there are so many links but it’s not clear how to get to the one I want . I have had this problem before. I just wish there was a link for each game that was easy to follow and find the game in a click or so.

Darcy Zalewski

Tuesday 10th of November 2020

I'm sorry you were not able to find the Disney Pictionary printable easily. I am working on getting those organized so it is easier to find. You may also send me an email if you aren't finding something - I'm happy to help! Here is the post with the Disney Pictionary printable clues:

Shirley Wood

Monday 29th of May 2017

This is such a great list for some summer fun on rainy days. We are including this post in our Features at the new Merry Monday party. So glad you share with us.

Darcy Zalewski

Tuesday 30th of May 2017

Thanks, Shirley!

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Sunday 28th of May 2017

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