Moms know that summer time rocks because kids play outdoors. In the summer moms seem to get more done since the kids are not constantly clamoring for something to do. Rainy days trap the kids inside and when they are at a loss for activity, they turn to mom. Here are some ideas for cold, rainy day activities.
1. Tent making
Allot some space in the house for the kids to make a tent. Give them quilts and blankets; encourage them to use their imaginations to build a tent where they can play... and it doesn't hurt to give the little campers some snacks when they're done!
2. Homemade fun
Gather flour, water, salt and oil to make homemade play dough. Homemade dough is natural, non toxic and inexpensive to make plus the kids can use food coloring to create their favorite colors.
3. Reading day
Declare the day a rainy day reading holiday. Reading to your children is always a wonderful idea; reading time reinforces the bond between parents and children. Either take them to the local library, or just read books you already have and love.