Rainy Day Reads For Kids

Spring is here, but along with blossoming flowers and warmer weather also comes rainy days. For parents with young children, here are some books that will inspire you with ideas to that will help keep your kids entertained indoors when it’s too wet to go outside.

Do It Now! Crafts

Crafts are a great way to keep kids busy for hours. From the minds of two mothers themselves, this book features over 70 project ideas, including making sand candles, weaving friendship bracelets, creating a pop-up 3D cards and more. It also includes a chapter on creative and fun snacks, like stained-glass cookies, candy sushi and chocolate anthills.

Crafty Princess

This craft book is perfect for little girls who love princesses, sparkles and the colour pink. This kit teaches kids to make tiaras, jewellery, mini thrones, magic mirrors and more, using household items. It also comes with glitter, gemstones, satin and ribbons for maximum style!

The Cookbook for Kids (Williams-Sonoma)

This is a great book to get children exploring the kitchen and lending parents a hand with dinner. Children will be able to prepare some for these recipes on their own while others will require an adult’s help. With recipes from crepes to cookies, fish tacos to nachos, kids will love eating their own creations. Have a look at an excerpt of recipes.

The Lonely Sock Club

This book includes fun projects for kids to create with socks. Easy, creative crafts include fingerless gloves, decorative vases, stuffed toys and more. The kit also comes with pom poms, yarn, googly eyes and felt. Take a peek at some of the crafts.