Monday, October 29, 2012

Rainy Day Activities

Here are some activities sorted by subject to keep the kiddos happy on a rainy day:

Van Gogh's starry night
Paint a starry night or any other scene by first using light colored crayons like white/peach, yellow to create images and then paint over it with tempera paint as seen here:

Check out for many art history lessons for kids

Make you own lava lamp

Check out Steve Spangler's site for instructions on the lava lamp and so many more science experiments.

Fine motor/Toddler:
Sorting just abbot anything will keep my lil toddler happy

Bring out the instruments and have a blast
Click here for a Charlotte Mason approach to music appreciation  

Physical activity:
Build an indoor obstacle course
We used pillows to hop on, painter's tape on floor as tight rope, tunnels, and more

Would love to hear your rainy day activities!

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