Instead of dreading the next rainy day, why not celebrate the rain?
These fun rain crafts for kids are all fun ways to make a stormy day less gloomy.
Are you ready? It’s time to get creative and celebrate the rain.
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Fun Rain Crafts for Kids
All of these fun crafts are easy to do. You’ll find some classic art techniques and some unique twists.
These ideas are perfect for kids of all ages. Your youngest kids can get creative with a Raindrop Mobile or a Toddler Rain Cloud Craft. Let your older kids create some Silhouette Rainy Day Art or Monoprint Rainstorm Art. You can even use the rain to help you create!
If you’re looking for toddler crafts, check out these Weather Crafts for Toddlers that are all fun and age-appropriate.
Come on, let’s get creative and find a fun project (or two) to do with our kids!
Rain Crafts for Kids
These rain and raindrop crafts for kids are perfect for a rainy day, a weather unit, or any day in between. You'll find crafts for all ages of kids from toddlers to preschoolers to elementary.
Raindrop Mobile Kids Craft
Use a fun drip-painting technique to make this rustic raindrop moblie.
Sun and Rain Sensory Bottles
Create glittery sensory bottles inspired by both the sun and rain with this craft.
Preschool Paper Plate Umbrella Craft
This simple paper plate umbrella craft is great for toddlers and preschoolers.
Rain Cloud Suncatcher Craft
Make a simple puffy cloud and rain suncatcher with this fun craft.
Rain Painting Craft for Developing Prewriting Skill
Use watercolor resist to make this fun rain art project.
Bubble Wrap Rain Craft
Try printmaking with bubble wrap for this simple rain and umbrella craft.
Rainy Day Window Art
Create a rainy window with this fun rainy day art project.
3D Umbrella Rainy Day Card for Kids to Make
This cute 3D umbrella card would be a fun homemade gift for family and friends.
Decorate your windows with these beautiful raindrop suncatchers.
Clouds and Rain Weather Windsock Craft
This adorable windsock craft would be so much fun for preschoolers!
Rain Cloud Craft
Use drip painting to make this fun and simple rain craft.
Thunderstorm Art Project
Create your own interpretation of a thunder storm with this awesome weather art project.
Painting Rain with Printable Art Prompt
Use printable silhouettes to make this fun rainy day artwork.
Rain Cloud Paper Craft with a Paper Plate Sun
This simple rain cloud craft is perfect to make on your next rainy day.
Rain Cloud Toddler Craft
Your toddler can get in on the fun with this simple rain cloud craft.
3D Rain Clouds Craft
Use the free printable to help you make this cute 3D rain clouds craft.
Wind & Rain Process Art
Use a rainy day to inspire some beautiful artwork with this wind & rain process art activity.
Weather Mobile Craft for Kids
Include the rain, storm clouds, rainbows, and other images of weather on this pretty mobile.
Rainbow Rainy Day Art STEAM Project for Kids
Use the rain to create beautiful artwork with this fun STEAM project.
Kids art :: Painting With The Rain
You could also try this simple rainy day art project and use the rain to help you create.
Butterfly Rain Art
Use the rain to help you blend your colors with this pretty butterfly art project.
Watercolour Pencils Rain Art
Use watercolor pencils to create your artwork, then let the rain help you blend them together with this fun art project.
April Showers Rain Drop Craft
Decorate your windows with these simple rain drop suncatchers.
Paper Plate Rain Craft
Use a free template to make this cute paper plate rain cloud craft.
Combine Your Craft With a Book About Rain
It’s always fun to combine a craft with a great book to go along with the topic. So, if you’re planning a rain craft, try one of these books about rain to go along with it.
I find it’s always helpful to have a good book to read while you’re waiting for paint to dry!
Come on, Rain! by Karen Hesse and Jon J. Muth
Singing in the Rain by Tim Hopgood
Down Comes the Rain by Dr. Franklyn M. Branley
The Rain Came Down by David Shannon
Storm is Coming! by Heather Tekavec and Margaret Spengler
The Storm Book by Charlotte Zolotow and Margaret Bloy Graham
Rain: Ready-to-Read Level 1 by Marion Dane Bauer and John Wallace
Rain! by Linda Ashman and Christian Robinson
You May Also Like One of These Spring Crafts for Kids
Create a rainbow to go with your rain craft when you make this simple Egg Carton Rainbow that uses recycled materials.
Make a pretty Planting a Rainbow Suncatcher Craft inspired by a favorite children’s book.
Learn about all the seasons when your create this Four Seasons Mobile made with Recycled Coloring Pages.
Listen to the wind when you create one of these fun Wind Chime Crafts for Kids. You’ll find crafts appropriate for all ages here.
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