Spring time has arrived! And with it comes not only warm weather, but also lots of rainy days. Does the rain get your kids down and unmotivated? Or maybe you’re like me on a rainy day, searching online for the best ideas to keep the kiddo entertained. Well, If you have rain in the forecast then I’ve got something for you. And, the best part is you don’t have to spend a ton of time setting up some Pinterest worthy craft..
I’m sharing 5 fun, engaging rainy day activity kits that your kids will love, and you can find them on amazon!
1. Mixy Squish™ by Numbers
Transform airy, fluffy clay into a world of squishy 3D art with the Mixy Squish™ Clay By Numbers! With 3 oz. of pre-made, pre-textured Mixy Squish colors — full of crunchy, sparkly add-ins — plus 3 clay-by-number artboards, creative sensory fun takes on a whole new meaning! Bring out the magic in your Mixy Squish by kneading it with your hands for a minute or two — softening the clay makes it easier to use! Then, jump right in and start creating! Match the numbers on the artboards with their corresponding colors, then press the clay onto the designs to fill them with Mixy Squish magic! After making your 3D works of Mixy Squish art, let the air-dried squishiness take the lead — your creations will be completely dry in 24-48 hours, but they’ll stay soft and spongy! Feel like adding more details after your artwork dries? Use markers or paint to decorate, or add more clay on top for layers of fun!
2. Made By Me Create Your Own Rock Art
Transform ordinary stones into colorful works of art with the Made by Me Rock Art kit! Use vibrant paint colors to create cool designs that make a statement for and express your artistic eye. Create cool eye-catching rock art effects by adding shimmery glitter glue details and metallic tattoos for one-of-a-kind creations.
3. Made By Me Make Your Own Comic Book
BAM! You just found the most awesome DIY comic book set from Made By Me! Whether you create superheroes that defeat evil villains or go on big adventures to save the world — everything you need to create your own comic is included! Use stamps, stickers, and stencils to create your own KAPOW inside the hardcover comic book — and follow the “How to Draw” guide to ZAP your story to life! With the Make Your Own Comic Book set by Made By Me, encouraging creative expression and inspiring storytelling is an exciting adventure!
4. Made By Me Create Your Own Window Art
Unleash your creativity and transform your windows into works of art with Made By Me Window Art! With 12 suncatcher shapes, 8 vibrant window paints and an acetate sheet to create personalized window clings, this kit makes for the perfect rainy-day craft or group activity. When you’re finished painting sun catchers, trace the illustrations from the included design booklet onto the acetate sheet, or create your own unique designs. Display your colorful sun catcher creations using the included cording and mini suction cups which attach to windows, mirrors and other glass surfaces.
5. The Young Scientists Club Extreme Fossil Dig
Dig into the exciting world of archaeology and gemology with The Young Scientists Club Extreme Fossil Dig! Walk in the footsteps of a paleontologist as you use the excavation tools, like a mallet and chisel, to dig through stone and find 18 real hidden fossils — from shark teeth to dino bones and ancient sea creatures. Then, remove the dig particles with the brush and use the magnifying glass for an up-close-and-personal look at your findings — refer to the bonus poster and collector cards to identify them all, and keep them safe inside the fossil bags! When you’re all finished excavating, put your knowledge of the prehistoric world to the test with bonus games and activities! The Exploring Fossils STEM kit is the perfect way for lovers of all-things-science to immerse themselves in a fun, hands-on learning experience that will spark their curiosity in the natural world and the fossils inside it!