Activities you can do on a Rainy Day at Home

It is not fun when rain spoils your plans.  Do not let a little rain ruin your day.  It is important to have a back-up plan when ‘Plan A’ fails.  Listed below are activities to do by yourself or with your children when your original plans are canceled because of rain.

  • Sleep in late.
  • Read a novel.
  • Write a letter to a distant friend or relative.
  • Send an e-mail message.
  • Organize your recipes.
  • Play solitaire.
  • Manicure your nails.
  • Bake cookies.
  • Play board games with your children.
  • Put on a raincoat, open an umbrella, and take a walk (as long as it is not lightening).
  • Roll coins.
  • Take pictures of the inside of your house.
  • Write a play and make costumes.
  • Clean your jewelry.
  • Organize your junk drawer by putting like things together in small containers.
  • Look in every cabinet, drawer, and closet in your house to find ten items to put in a donation box.  You will purge your house of clutter and help someone else.
  • Make ice cream sundaes.
  • Make your holiday gift list.
  • Enjoy doing your favorite  hobby.
  • Call a friend from college.
  • Put your photos in albums.
  • Play hide and go seek.
  • Fix your hair differently.
  • Plan your next vacation.

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