What better way to spend a rainy day than to have your very own story time at home! Try out these great screen-free activities with your little one the next time rainy weather keeps you inside! If you haven’t already, check out our Rainy Day story time with Miss Kayla!
READ – Rain or shine, curl up and enjoy a cozy story from our book list... Rainy Day Reads!
SING – The Itsy Bitsy Spider is a great rainy day song! Sing it with your child. Try adding some ASL signs as you sing!
PLAY – Make a Touch and Feel Sensory Box, opens a new window! Once you’ve made your Touch and Feel Sensory Box, try some of these activities with your child:
TALK – Cook together! Cooking with your child is a great way for them to practice following directions. Give them one simple direction at a time. Make sure to give lots of praise when they complete their task! Need some inspiration? Try these fun recipes: Banana Flies, opens a new window, Honeybee Breakfast, opens a new window, Breakfast Hearts, opens a new window, Sunshine Muffins, from Turtle Magazine (which you can find in our Explora for Elementary Students database) or find some great kid-friendly cookbooks here!
WRITE – Work on those fine motor skills by whipping up a batch of Edible Playdough, opens a new window! Help your child make shapes or letters and enjoy a sensory experience. No worries if your little one puts this playdough in their mouth! It’s completely edible!