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Six simple ways to keep your kids busy on a rainy day. Family days in the great outdoors is a great way for families to spend their weekends. As we do live in the UK however, we can’t always rely on the Great British weather to pull through for us. If you struggle to keep your children occupied or entertained indoors, then we’re here to help. Check out these simple ways to keep the kids occupied on a rainy day:


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1. Let them bake 

As a child, I used to love it when mum would let me bake with her. So put on your apron and get messy in the kitchen with your little ones. Print out our illustrated recipe for Mary Berry’s fairy cakes to get you started! Fairy cakes not your thing? Then how about mini banoffee pies?


Potato Stamp Art

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2. Get artsy with potato stamps

Creating art using potatoes has got to be one of the easiest and cheapest ways to keep your kids entertained indoors. Simply cut potatoes into a variety of shapes, get a range of paint colours and see where their imagination takes them.



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3. Bubbles galore!

What do kids love more than bubbles? How about rainbow soap foam bubbles? Let them have hours of fun swishing and swirling those coloured bubbles together.


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4. Create a masking tape racetrack

Do your kids have tons of toy cars lying all over the house? Get them to gather them up and get creative by designing a track to race them on. A perfect activity for families with sibling rivalry.


Color Hunt activity

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5.  Try a colour scavenger hunt

This is a great game, especially for younger children who are just starting to learn about colour. All you need to do is lay down some different coloured paper and get the kids to find objects of the same colour to place on top of the paper. Whoever has the most items when the time is up wins!


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6. Be creative with cardboard boxes

If you have just moved house you are bound to have spare packing boxes lying around. Put them to good use by making a rocket or a castle with your kids.


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