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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

painting with rain idea from Housing a Forest blog
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Housing a Forest

Make an impression with rain art

The blog Housing a Forest offers up great ideas for working with the drizzle to make colorful works of art. Place dots of food coloring or bits of powdered paint onto pieces of paper or paper plates and set them outside. Watch as raindrops splatter onto your improvised canvases and render them bright, colorful and unique pieces of art. Hang to dry inside.

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