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Kids and TeensOrganizing Rainy Day Fun
It's hard to maintain your sanity when your children are cooped inside on a rainy day, but the key to successful indoor playtime is simple: keep them occupied! Here are some creative activities you can organize for your kids to keep them content while stuck inside.
For some reason, rainy days that restrict children to the house automatically trigger a bad case of the 'I'm bored's.' They don't feel like doing anything in particular, there's nothing on TV, and the computer just isn't that interesting. Instead of dreading these days, use it as an opportunity to introduce the kids to new activities.
Aluminum cans can be covered with paper or fabric and decorated to make a personalized pen holder, or a vase for paper flowers. Empty toilet paper rolls can become anything - from a set of x-ray goggles to the accents on a funny hat or even alien antenna.
Cuddle Up With Board Games, Books, Or Movies
If it has been a long day, you and the kids might be in the mood for nothing more than some relaxing quiet time. Bring out the sleeping bags and a collection of your kids' favorite board games. Sleeping bags also make the perfect environment for a 'sleep over' in front of the TV watching new movies, old ones, or just your favorites. Join the kids on the floor and read them their favorite stories, or even better, introduce them to yours.
Kids are always on the lookout for something new or different, but this doesn't mean it has to be the latest gadget. Children's furniture, sleeping bags, and classic stories give you the opportunity to provide your kids with a new and exciting experience. Instead of dreading rainy days, they will look forward to a day of memories.