Rain, rain, go away?
We Pacific Northwesterners know rain. The skies stay grey for what feels like months on end — an eternity in kid years. Keep cabin fever at bay with more than 101 ideas — indoor and out — that make rainy days around Seattle a little brighter.
A preschool teacher's bag of tricks
When you can't get outdoors, try these 25 surefire games and tricks from a preschool teacher who's been there, done that and lived to tell the tale.
Think the playground's out of the question on a rainy day? Think again. These phenemonal Seattle and Eastside playgrounds shine (and provide shelter) on the darkest days.
Hike it out!
Strap on those hiking boots! Try these hikes around Seattle, Bellevue and Tacoma that include a warm-up option an educational center where kids can explore more.
Revel in the storm
You can't raise a proper Northwest child without some time watching fog, clouds, drizzle and storms roll across beaches and meadows. Here are 7 of the best spots around the Sound to enjoy stormy weather.
Ready to roll
When the weather outside is frightful, head to a magical place where wall murals, pop songs and vintage arcade games never die. Yes, we mean your local roller rink. Here's your guide for Seattle, Eastside and South Sound.
Take a dip
Few things sound nicer on a rainy day than taking a dip in a heated pool. So pack up those water wingies and head to one of these local watering holes.