7 Rainy Day Family Activities That You Will Love ...

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Rainy days can get very boring, very quickly!

Guest contributor Harper Kelly shares some of her ideas that will make rainy days less boring and a whole lot more fun!

Rainy days can often be boring and depressing for many families.

It prevents you from going outside and leaves you feeling depressed.

However, there are many activities you can do that will prevent you from suffering from cabin fever.

Here are a few ideas for activities you can do with the whole family on a day of poor weather.

1. Go to a Museum

If you don't want to stay at home all day, try visiting a local museum.2

No matter what type of museum it is - art, science, or history, you'll find activities geared towards children as well as adults.

Many museums also have hands-on exhibits, which allow children to engage in physical activities.

It'll keep them busy and keep you mentally stimulated as well.

2. Board Games

No matter what type of person you are, there's bound to be a board game that appeals to you.

Depending on the age of your children, you can also buy some games using the recommended age on the box.

Try playing word games such as Scrabble or Scattegories, or have some fun playing simpler games such as Life, Sorry, or Mousetrap.

It's a guarantee that everyone will have a great time.

3. Bake or Cook

Another fun activity to do is to bake a dessert or prepare a meal with the family.

It teaches kids essential skills they need for later in life, and it gives you the opportunity to bond with your family.2

If it's raining all day, you can even make more than one meal.

However, if it rains so much that flooding is a concern, you may want to check out home owners insurance to make sure that your family and home are taken care of in case disaster strikes.

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