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7 Awesome Backyard Activities for Kids on Rainy Days

Messy-fun diversions to entertain kids through the wet season

Rory Graves
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Published on: January 24, 2023

7 Awesome Backyard Activities for Kids on Rainy Days

instrument wall
Photo:
Music wall from the blog Pre-K + K Sharing

Have a hootenanny

Hang up muffin tins, old pots and their lids to make an outdoor instrument amphitheater, like this music wall idea from Pre-K + K Sharing. More ideas: Fill bottles with beans to make a rattle. Collect some sticks or use kitchen utensils to bang on pans. The sound of raindrops falling onto pots and bottles will complement your kiddie cacophony.

Next up: a mud bath

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