9 Simple Crafts for a Rainy Day

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    9 Simple Crafts for a Rainy Day

    two boys looking out window on rainy day
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    Rainy days can make anyone restless, but especially young children. When it's pouring outside, make playing inside fun with these super simple craft ideas. These easy projects may even have your kiddos crossing their fingers for another rainy day!

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    Simple Sewing Drawstring Bag

    Simple Sewing Drawstring Bag
    Make and Takes

    This sewing project is perfect for little beginners. This drawstring bag can be made in no time.

    Simple Sewing Drawstring Bag from Make and Takes

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    Rainy Day Duck Craft

    Rainy Day Duck Craft
    Crafty Morning

    This cute duck is all ready for the rain! This is the perfect project for a day inside with your kids.

    Rainy Day Duck Craft from Crafty Morning

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    Painting Muppet Rocks

    Painting Muppet Rocks
    Sandy Toes and Popsicles

    Aren't these Muppet rocks the cutest? They are really easy to replicate and do with your kiddos.

    Painting Muppet Rocks from Sandy Toes and Popsicles

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    Paper Roll Animals

    Paper Roll Animals
    Frugal Fun For Boys

    Easy craft alert! Take your old toilet paper rolls and turn them into these adorable zoo animals!

    Paper Roll Animals from Frugal Fun For Boys

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    DIY Rainy Day Paper Umbrellas

    DIY Rainy Day Paper Umbrellas
    My Kids Guide

    Stick with the rainy day theme by crafting cute umbrellas out of pipe cleaners and cupcake liners. It's an easy no-brainer craft for your littles.

    DIY Rainy Day Paper Umbrellas from My Teen Guide

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    Rainbow Rainy Day Art

    Rainbow Rainy Day Art
    Rhythms of Play

    After the rain comes the rainbow! Paint colorful rainbow art with this fun project. Hang these in your home for pretty spring decorations.

    Rainbow Rainy Day Art from Rhythms of Play

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    Easy Marshmallow Catapults

    Easy Marshmallow Catapults
    Its Always Autumn

    This marshmallow catapult is the perfect activity for kids who love to build things. Guaranteed you have all of the supplies in your home already.

    Easy Marshmallow Catapults from It's Always Autumn

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    Rubber Band Printing

    Rubber Band Printing
    Artful Parent

    Use rubber bands to make a super cool and different print with paint. Your kids will really love this simple craft!

    Rubber Band Printing from Artful Parent

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    Recycled Paper Beads

    Avital Pinnick

    Use material from around the house to make this multi-step craft. Find and decorate your paper, create your custom beads, and get stringing.

    Recycled Paper Beads from The Spruce