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rainy day ideas

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Homemade floam is easy to make and SO FUN! It can be molded and shaped but is also squishy and gooey. It has a really unique texture that is irresistible to touch. It is also much cheaper than the store bought stuff!

Homemade Floam Recipe for Play ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose

Easy log cabin to make using pretzels and peanut butter -- sure to be a President's Day favorite!

Cool art project for kids

Ingenious: a tablecloth that turns your dining table into a play house. #EtsySouthAfrica

Bug Magnet Kids Craft with Bottle Caps ~ * THE COUNTRY CHIC COTTAGE (DIY, Home Decor, Crafts, Farmhouse)

Have a "book-nic" instead of a picnic at the end of the year! Serve foods that go along with certain Children's books.

Make colored sand art by stirring a chalk stick in a bowl of changes the color! Stir less for light color and more for dark richer color. Awesome!!!

Homemade Game pieces! Oh my goodness what an awesome idea!

Kids Craft: Rock Monsters

Homemade flubber for kids

Cool science experiment for kids! Dissolve egg shell off with vinegar and it will become a "naked egg" that can bounce... how fun!

Use tension rods and a sheet to make a tent in the hallway for the kids. You can decorate the sheet with fabric paint or markers. And can be easily stored when done. This is awesome!!!!

Dr Suess' OOBLECK!!!...This stuff is amazing. Mix 2 cups of cornstarch and 1 cup water in a bowl. To color it, add a few drops of food coloring. This defies Newton’s third law of motion–for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. If you quickly smack it with your hand it immediately turns into a solid, instead of splashing or moving. If you slowly move it reacts like a liquid....

melted crayon shavings sandwiched between two sheets of wax paper.

DIY Gummy worms!

Baking Soda Clay. This is like Crayola's Model Magic. For kids and adults. So many possibilities for this. I love making things with mediums like this!

Indoor masking tape games; hopscotch, bulls-eye bowling, tic-tac-toe, guard the eggs, long jump, balance beam - RAINY DAY/COLD DAY fun! This really would be fun in the winter time.

Marble Races with a cheap pool noodle (boys would be occupied for hours)..good idea for a kid party!

make your own bouncy balls , plus 14 other Favorite Science Experiments for Kids


Flubber kit.

Coffee can stilts

SHRINKY DINKS: Toaster oven, recycled plastic (#6 on bottom), sharpie. 1. Cut desired palm sized shape 2. Place in preheated toaster oven for 1-2 min. 3. Watch it twist, bend, shrink! Great for science inquiry! (punch a hole in it prior to shrinking and you can make a necklace for it with yarn!)

Make a (Drinking Straw) Flute!

homemade GAK not nearly as messy as play-do