14 Easy Ways To Keep Your Toddler Busy On A Rainy Day

Unless you just want to watch Frozen again?

  This  is an easy-to-follow tutorial from  Happy Hooligans . Always good to have in the house, rainbow rice will come in handy in some of the ideas below.

This is an easy-to-follow tutorial from Happy Hooligans. Always good to have in the house, rainbow rice will come in handy in some of the ideas below.

 This was a winner for Jamie from  Hands on as We Grow .

This was a winner for Jamie from Hands on as We Grow.

  This  educational and fun game from  The Pleasantest Thing  is guaranteed to be a winner.

This educational and fun game from The Pleasantest Thing is guaranteed to be a winner.

 Messy play is fun for toddlers. For parents, not so much. Confine the mess to the bath and everyone’s a winner. The kids from  Growing a Jeweled Rose  know what’s up.

Messy play is fun for toddlers. For parents, not so much. Confine the mess to the bath and everyone’s a winner. The kids from Growing a Jeweled Rose know what’s up.

 Using store cupboard ingredients, Megan at  Homemade Ginger  has a  recipe  you can whip up in minutes.

Using store cupboard ingredients, Megan at Homemade Ginger has a recipe you can whip up in minutes.

 Napping, reading, listening to music: everything is better in a den. Jen at  mama.papa.bubba . built  this  very cute one.

Napping, reading, listening to music: everything is better in a den. Jen at mama.papa.bubba. built this very cute one.

 Teach your little one colours with a bag of pom poms and some egg cartons. Anna at The Imagination Tree  has an  easy tutorial .

Teach your little one colours with a bag of pom poms and some egg cartons. Anna atThe Imagination Tree has an easy tutorial.

 All you need are a couple of balloons, some paper plates and plastic spoons. Definitely  Toddler Approved .

All you need are a couple of balloons, some paper plates and plastic spoons. Definitely Toddler Approved.

 Upcycling is always a win.  The Iowa Farmer’s Wife  did it  here .

Upcycling is always a win. The Iowa Farmer’s Wife did it here.

 Jennifer of  Plain Vanilla Mom  devised a cute - and time-consuming one  here .

Jennifer of Plain Vanilla Mom devised a cute - and time-consuming one here.

 Bonus: no actual sand required. Rena from  An Ordinary Housewife  made hers from  flour and oil  but you can also use the rainbow rice above.

Bonus: no actual sand required. Rena from An Ordinary Housewife made hers from flour and oil but you can also use the rainbow rice above.

 Painting with brushes can get old so give the game a new twist by using apples or potatoes. Jenae from  I Can Teach My Child  did it  here .

Painting with brushes can get old so give the game a new twist by using apples or potatoes. Jenae from I Can Teach My Child did it here.

 This recipe, from  Fun at Home with Kids , is even edible.

This recipe, from Fun at Home with Kids, is even edible.

 Toddlers like to think outside the box so incorporate as many surfaces as possible. Rebecca from  Kids Activities Blog  provides awesome inspo  here .

Toddlers like to think outside the box so incorporate as many surfaces as possible. Rebecca from Kids Activities Blog provides awesome inspo here.