Oh, yes!! It's raining
As long as they are dressed appropriately and protected, they will most likely enjoy spending time outside. While children are in a stroller, a good rain cover will do. As soon as they get out, a pair of rain boots (Gummistiefel), raincoat and mudpants (Matschhose) is what they need to have fun on a rainy day.
"There isn't such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing."
Interesting facts about rain:
The highest amount of rainfall ever recorded in 24 hours is 182.5 centimetres (71.9 inches) in Foc-Foc, La Réunion. OK, we just talked about how tall each of us was and what 182cm of rain means.
- Rain on Venus is made of sulphuric acid and due to the intense heat it evaporates around 25 km above the surface. Again, sulphuric acid is something older kids might understand. We just said "strong acid".
The benefits of spending time outdoors are well known. But how to motivate your kids to go outside when it's raining?
Five things to do outside on a rainy day.
2) Remote cars.
4) Bikes or balance bikes
There is something about kids and umbrellas. Maybe it's the colours, sound of raindrops falling on nylon, sense of security... Whichever it is, our boys love going out with umbrellas and play in the rain.