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52 Rainy Day Activities (Revised Edition)

52 Rainy Day Activities (Revised Edition)

Lynn Gordon

Language: English

Pages: 20

ISBN: 0811806766

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


52 Rainy Day Activites features an array of enjoyable and imaginative things to do. This fun pack is ideal for children (and their parents) stuck inside on a rainy day.

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cup salt; 1 cup flour; 2 tsps food coloring; � tsp vanilla, mint, or orange extract; 1 cup water; 1 Tbsp vegetable oil (optional) Mix the salt and flour. Combine the food coloring, scent, and water and add them to the flour a little at a time until you have a thick dough (it may take a little less or more water). Add the vegetable oil and mix it in with your hands. There are a zillion things you can do with play dough. To make holiday ornaments, with an adult helper, you can roll it out, cut out

dance. Take turns calling out kinds of animals and then making them on the wall. With enough lamps and people, you can put on a play. Build a Fort Materials: An old sheet or two; Couch and pillows or card table or kitchen table and sturdy chairs Rainy day forts can be made almost anywhere. Stack pillows on a couch and spread an old sheet over them. Card tables also work and can be set up wherever the fort is to be built. Be sure to stock the fort with an emergency supply box—maybe a flashlight,

and looking for the pot, while the other players say either “hot” or “cold,” depending on how close the blindfolded player is to the pot. Hot and cold are the only words the other players can use to direct the blindfolded player. When the blindfolded person hits the pot with the spoon, she gets to take off her blindfold and claim the treat. Then it is someone else’s turn. Sardines-in-a-Can Sardines-in-a-can is almost the opposite of hide-and-seek. One person hides while everybody else counts

many times. Slide the yarn off your hand. Tie a piece of yarn tightly around the middle. Cut the loops on both sides. Hang your spider in the web. Newspaper Trees Materials: Newspaper; Scissors Cut four or five pieces of newspaper in half the long way (across the fold). Roll up the sheets one at a time, overlapping the last couple inches of one sheet with the first couple inches of the next. Cut down about 4 inches from the end of the tube, then do it several more times, making

cleaner around a pencil like a spring to make seaweed. Coil it into a circle to make a turtle or crab shell. After you’ve made your creatures, tape them up on the window. You can even make sunken treasure. You can also draw background scenery with window markers. First Prize Materials: Jar lids; Ribbon; Aluminum foil; Glue; Permanent markers Make medals to recognize the hard work and achievements of your family members, friends, pets, or toys, and hold an awards ceremony. Use shiny jar lids and

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