Fun Things to Do with Kids in Wichita When It Rains


It’s hard not to go stir crazy when it rains over a long holiday weekend or on a day when you really just need some sunshine. So, we’ve compiled a list of fun things to do with kids in Wichita when it rains to help fight those rainy day blues!

When You Want to Get Out of the House

When You’re Stuck Inside 

  • Create an indoor obstacle course
  • Give the kids a box and watch the imagination unfold
  • Make a pillow fort
  • Make some kid-friendly fruit snacks
  • Have a Netflix marathon, complete with popcorn and sleeping bags
  • Go on a smartphone ABC scavenger hunt (kids snap pics of something starting with each letter)
  • Turn on some tunes and have a dance party
  • Conduct an easy science experiment with your preschoolers
  • Play a board game
  • Get artsy with some edible finger paint like this
  • Play hide and seek
  • Have an indoor picnic
  • Try any of these 12 Indoor Activities
  • Have a bathtub pool party – swimsuits included
  • Make some Kool-Aid play dough
  • Collect rain water in a container and predict how long it will take to fill
  • Check out our indoor activities board on Pinterest for more ideas
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Angela is the founder of Wichita Mom, the premier parenting website and community for local moms. Wife to her high school bestie, mom to two girls, and native Wichitan, she is thrilled to be raising her family in her hometown after telling her family for years she "would never move back". She is a strong advocate for mental health, believes in the power of community, and walks the talk of "babes supporting babes". She is a self-proclaimed connector, enthusiast of many things, cheerleader of moms and women, and recently converted homebody.


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