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If you enjoy a good spring rain, you’ll love these rain crafts and activities. They’re perfect for keeping tots and preschoolers busy on a rainy afternoon!
I love splashing around in a light spring shower, but sometimes it’s just raining too hard to play outside. On those days, pull out your craft supplies and set your little ones up to make a fun rain-themed craft.
Whether you’re looking to paint a rainy picture or make a model of a rain cloud, you’re sure to find a fun idea below.
Rain Crafts and Activities
Try this hands-on science experiment which shows kids first hand how they can make it rain indoors.
Here’s another activity which allows your kids to make it rain indoors. This one results in a fun piece of artwork with 3D rain drops.
Set up a rain making station which will allow your kids to explore raindrops and clouds while working on fine motor skills.
Cupcake liners, chenille stems, and dot markers come together to make colorful rainy day paper umbrellas.
Making a rain cloud in a jar is a great way to explore weather with your preschoolers and young learners. They’ll see up close how clouds make rain.
Don’t wait for a sunny rainfall, let your little engineers work to build their very own indoor rainbows.
Discover some fun rainy day activities for preschoolers to enjoy. Whether you spend the day indoors or outside in the rain, you’ll find plenty of ways to occupy your kids.
As you teach your little ones about rain and the weather, this rain cloud ribbons craft is great for acting out your favorite rain-themed stories.
Hang this paper plate umbrella suncatcher in the window. It will brighten an otherwise dreary rainy afternoon!
Kids love bubble wrap! There’s something so entertaining about popping those little bubbles. But, before you let them pop the bubbles, use some of it to make a bubble wrap rain cloud.
Start a discussion with your kids about the difference between sunny days and rainy days. Then, grab some chenille stems and let your kids made some fun spring crafts which include a rain cloud and an umbrella.
I love the sun peeking out from behind this cute paper plate rain cloud craft.
Print out the free rainy day silhouettes, and your preschoolers will be on their way to creating an amazing work of rainy day art.
Have your kids make a wooden spoon weather man and simple rain catcher to observe and record the rainfall throughout the year.
Show your kids how easy it can be to let the rain paint them a beautiful picture! They’ll love hanging their rainbow rainy day art on the wall after it dries.
Kids can learn about wind and weather with this clouds and rain weather windsock craft. Preschoolers will work on fine motor skills as they create it, and then they’ll enjoy watching blow in the wind.
Preschoolers will explore color mixing and 3D art when they create their own thunderstorm art project.
Now it’s your turn! Tell me in the comment section which rain craft you and your preschoolers will try first.