Here are some ideas to help keep you and your kids occupied through those rainy days!
Check out SaratogaMama’s Indoor Recreation Guide for a variety of places to go on a rainy day!
2. Take a Mini-Road Trip
You can find several ideas in the Spring Edition of SaratogaMama Magazine
3. Visit a Museum or Library
In addition to the ones listed in our Indoor Recreation Guide, there are several others within a 45 minute drive of Saratoga. Be sure to check for special programs at each!
- Libraries in Saratoga County
- CMOST in Troy
- New York State Museum in Albany
- MiSci in Schenectady
- World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glens Falls
- The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls
4. Do a Craft
Check out some of our previous crafts posts, although many are holiday themed, they can easily be adjusted for any time of the year!
- 4th of July Crafts
- Earth Day Crafts
- 10 Easy Homemade Gifts Kids can Make
- St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
- Read Across America Day
- Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids
5. Build a fort
6. Play a Game
Break out the board games, plan a scavenger hunt, play Red Light, Green Light, Simon Says, Charades, and I Spy. Find more ideas for games at Spoonful.com.
7 . Bake a Special Treat
Here are a few sites that have specific recipes for baking with kids.
8. Go Bowling!
9. Have a Movie Day
Have kids create a mini-snack bar or their own movie tickets and pretend you’re at the movies! Have each person pick their favorite movie and have a movie marathon!
10. Put on a Show!
Have kids create a play, use puppets or dolls, dress up, create their own props, put on a fashion show, anything! Get them to use their imagination and put on show for the whole family! (Be sure to record it!)