Stuck inside with the kids? Avoid cabin fever with the following activities that are perfect for entertainment on a rainy day.
1. Plan a “camp-in”
Spread sleeping bags out in the living room, toast marshmallows in the fireplace (or oven), and plan a few camp-themed activities. EDventures With Kids shares the details.
2. Laundry Basket Skeeball
Do you have a few laundry baskets (or boxes, or other large containers) around the house? Check out this easy-to-set-up game that’s sure to keep the kids entertained, from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls.
3. Stained Glass Window Art
Use contact paper (or press-n-seal wrap) and bits of colored tissue paper to make display-worthy window art, thanks to this tutorial from do it darling.
4. Indoor Ring Toss
Get moving with this fun, easy DIY game. Little Learning for Two offers a step-by-step guide; all you need is paint, tape, some paper plates and a paper towel roll.
5. Bathtub Fishing
Take those magnetic letters off the fridge and create a fisherman’s paradise in the bathtub. Add blue food coloring for an extra special experience. Learn more from Pigtails and Tutus.
6. Egg Carton Ladybugs
Get crafty in a cute way — and think spring — with this egg carton ladybug tutorial from One Little Project.
7. Glove Monsters
Take your kids’ outgrown or mismatched gloves and turn them into quirky new DIY friends. Find the details in this post from Listotic.
Looking for more indoor fun? Check Northeast Ohio Parent’s “Rainy Day Activities” board on Pinterest for dozens of ideas.