After a night of rain, my son usually rushes outside to see if any snails came out. He found this one yesterday morning on our front walkway. He crouched there and watched it for about fifteen minutes, then rushed inside to tell me all the cute things the snail did. Photos taken March 28th, 2013 You may also enjoy this post: Search for Snails Continue reading Rainy Day Fun: Snail Watching
Day Three of Rain Photos taken November 30th, 2012 Continue reading Silent Saturday: Neighborhood Walk in the Rain
Looking for nature-oriented indoor fun to do on a too-hot or a rainy day? Try the local rock climbing gym! We started taking our son when he was four. It’s a great way to burn some energy, strengthen that upper body, and let the kids go crazy climbing in a safe environment. My son loves the bouldering walls! At Valley Rock Climbing Gym, Livermore Continue reading Too hot? Too rainy? Head to the Rock Gym!
A favorite rainy day activity… head outside to look for snails! My son calls them his “snail buddies”. What we found yesterday during a rare June rain shower…. Continue reading Search for Snails
The second we noticed it was raining, my boy rushed outside to play in it…. Continue reading Huh? It’s Raining!
We’re on day four of much-needed rain here in the Bay Area. My son didn’t feel like going outside today at all, preferring instead to remain inside, constructing Lego farm buildings. I was able to coax him out for a few minutes between rain showers to look for water drops on the plants. Now we’re back inside. He’s building yet another barn. I’m writing. … Continue reading Water Drops
It’s finally raining! The easiest way to have some outside play on a rainy day is to put on raincoats and rainboots and send the kids into the backyard. Our backyard is tiny (only 10′ x 30′), but it’s more than large enough for some rainy day fun. My boy will stay outside for thirty to sixty minutes before he’s ready to come back in. … Continue reading Rainy Day Backyard Play