Ten Rainy Day Activities for Kids under 10

Ten Rainy Day Activities for Kids under 10

April showers bring May flowers, so let's get creative and share some fun indoor activities that all the family can do together. Let's make the most of the extra time spent indoors! Here are the top 10 activities The Three Little Men love to participate in!

Build a fort or blanket fort indoors using chairs, couch cushions, and blankets to make a cozy hideout.

Building a fort or blanket fort is an easy way to create a cozy hideout in your home. With just a few chairs, couch cushions, and blankets, you can create a refuge for yourself or your children to enjoy. It's the perfect way to make rainy days fun and exciting. Plus, it's an inexpensive activity that can provide hours of entertainment and relaxation!


Have a movie marathon with some favorite movies and popcorn.

A movie marathon with your favorite movies and popcorn is the perfect way to relax and enjoy a few hours of entertainment. From classic comedies to action-packed adventures, select a few of your favorites and get ready for an unforgettable evening. Pop the popcorn, dim the lights, and settle in for a night of non-stop fun.


Bake cookies or a cake, and decorate them with colorful frosting or sprinkles.

Baking is an enjoyable and creative way to express yourself. Whether you choose to bake cookies or a cake, you can use colorful frosting and sprinkles to make them beautiful and delicious. Baking is a great way to spend quality time with your kiddos, while creating something special that everyone can enjoy!


Play board games or card games, such as Monopoly or Uno, or try something new like Catan Jr.

Board games and card games are a timeless way to enjoy fun with family or friends. From classic titles like Monopoly and Uno to modern favorites such as Catan Jr, the possibilities are endless. Not only do these games provide hours of entertainment, but they also help sharpen strategic thinking, social skills, and problem-solving abilities. So why not break out the board games for some quality family time today?!


Do some arts and crafts using paints, crayons, and construction paper.

Unleash your and your children(s)’ creativity and explore the world of arts and crafts! Painting, drawing, and constructing with paints, crayons, and construction paper can be a great way to express yourself and have fun. With these supplies in hand, you can produce beautiful artwork that you can be proud of.


Build with LEGO or other building blocks to create cities, spaceships, or anything else you can imagine.

Building with LEGO or other building blocks is a fun and creative way to bring your imagination to life. With these tools, you can construct cities, spaceships, and any number of other structures. Whether you’re a child or an adult, the possibilities are endless when it comes to building with LEGO or other building blocks. Let your creativity run wild and build something that you can be proud of!


Have a dance party to fun music or make it a competition with prizes for the best moves.

Ready to get your groove on? A dance party is a great way to have fun and let loose. Put on your favorite tunes and get ready to show off your moves. Whether you want to make it a competition with prizes or just enjoy having a good time, dancing is an easy and fun way to make memories with friends or family. So turn up the music and have a blast!


Read books or have story time by taking turns reading to each other.

Reading books and having story time is a great way to bond with family and friends. Taking turns reading to each other can create an enjoyable shared experience. From classics to contemporary literature, there are endless opportunities for everyone in the group to explore new stories, characters, and universes. Not only that, but it also provides a platform for communication and connection between everyone involved.


Do a puzzle or maze and challenge your brain with fun activities.

Puzzles and mazes are a great way to challenge your brain and get creative. Not only do they provide entertainment, but they can also help improve problem-solving skills, memory, concentration, and critical thinking. They can be done alone or with friends/family, making them an ideal activity for those who want to find some fun on a rainy day.


Have an indoor picnic with a blanket on the living room floor and enjoy snacks and sandwiches.

Who said you can't have a picnic indoors? A living room picnic is an easy and fun way to make special memories with your family. Spread out a cozy blanket on the floor, put out snacks and sandwiches, and settle in for some quality time. Enjoy the warmth of being together in your own home while creating fun and lasting memories.

Any of these activities are sure to create lasting memories for both you and your little ones. Sometimes it's the most simple things in life that we enjoy most!

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