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 kinderart.com 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.
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
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!