Simple Rainy Day Activities


Rain rain, go away! Summer storms, hurricanes, rainstorms that seem to pop up out of nowhere. Charleston sees it all! Combat cabin fever with this roundup of simple and fun activities that you can do with your kiddos, using items you more than likely already have on hand.

busy bags

Our Busy Bag post has lots of ideas to keep your toddlers and preschoolers happy!


Marie shares ideas for activities you can do when you’re stuck at home with your toddler.

DIY Road Map

Transform an ordinary shirt into a fun and interactive road map!

Peanut-Butter-and-Jelly-Breakfast-Cobbler-Featured-ImageTry a new recipe like peanut butter and jelly cobbler or two ingredient banana pancakes. Yum!!

Happy Children's Book Week!

Take advantage of being stuck inside and use that time to snuggle on the couch and read together! There are some great suggestions for books to read here and here.

Looking for more fun? Here are some suggestions from our Sister Sites.

10 Indoor Activities for Kids from Madison Moms Blog. We especially love their ideas for playing with boxes!!

Keeping Busy Inside from Scottsdale Moms Blog includes ideas for kids of all ages.

12 Indoor Activities for Kids from Nashville Moms Blog including a pillow pile, toy hunt, and paper airplanes!

Turn your rainy day into a learning experience with this list of Educational Activities for Kids 0-5  and simple ways to keep toddlers entertained from Rio Grande Valley Moms Blog.

Our friends at Raleigh Moms Blog have a great recipe for homemade playdough.

What are your favorite rainy day activities?