Our Favourite Rainy Day Activities For Kids

Miserable days can lead to equally miserable youngsters! When the rain sets in it often takes no time at all before the complaints start rolling in or restless toddler’s start to tear up the house in record speed. Yet gloomy days needn’t leave you all feeling trapped (not to mention destroying Mum’s sanity) which is why we’ve rounded up some cosy indoor activities to help beat the rainy-day blues. Check them out below!

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog1. Paper Umbrella Printable

We love this free printable where you can design your own umbrellas, a great way to enjoy the rain showers inside!  

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog2. Molly & The Wolf Craft Kits 

Low on DIY supplies? We love these monthly subscription craft kits from Molly & The Wolf, which provide you with everything you need to get crafty! 

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog3. Stuck in The Mud Sensory Play 

How great is this stuck in the mud game, whipped up using water, cornstarch and cocoa powder. Genius! 

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog4. Toy Rescue

We love this idea to use a washing up basket to create a maze for kids to rescue their toys from. Pic via @toatyadventures

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog5. Rainy Day Baking With BKD London

We love these baking kits from BKD London, the kids will love decorating and drawing faces on their delicious creations!

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog

6. OMY Giant Colouring Roll

OMY giant colouring roll’s featuring different lands and cities were made for rainy days. Bonus – it’ll look great up on the wall after!

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog7. Kids DIY Zoo

The list is endless on what you can create with an old cardboard box, one of our favourites is this DIY zoo game from Simply Learning!

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog8. Loo Roll Dinosaurs

Get creative with some old loo rolls! From rockets and dinosaurs to binoculars and unicorns, it’s crazy what you can make.

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog9. DIY Funny Face Flip Book 

This funny face flip book is super easy to make and a DIY that’s sure to be a hit with the younger ones.

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog10. Paper Plate Masks 

Even if you’re not very crafty, these DIY masks are easy enough to try at home and will make cute photo props for after.

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog11. Recycle Bottle Art

If you have a stash of old plastic bottles you still need to recycle then why not grab a couple and have a go at making these galaxy sensory bottles!

Our Favourite Rainy Day Activity Ideas For Kids | Chalk Kids Blog

12. Home Movie Theatre

When all else fails, what’s better than cuddling up on the sofa to watch a classic Disney film? Add a twist by making some tickets, then whip up some cinema goodies and snacks, dim the lights and you’re all set!