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“Wow the rains are here!” does become “Aaargh! The rains are here.” for parents when they run out of ideas on how to keep their child / children engaged on a rainy day.
Well there could never be a better time to learn about using rainwater. A few things which you can teach your kids are:
If your child is a preschooler then it is your best chance to teach them about how clouds form and how they come down as rain. Follow simple steps to give them a practical example of cloud formation.
You can also teach them why it is important to keep their hands and feet clean during the rains especially as water carry harmful bacteria that can easily spread as diseases during rain.
If your child is an infant or toddler, then:
No matter what you do, just remember to relax and enjoy your weekend.