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What do you do with your kids when it's raining outside and stuck at home while dh is @ work?

I know there are a lot of things to do but I can not think of anything cheap &


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Asked by Anonymous at 1:08 PM on Dec. 16, 2012 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • Do you have anything at home that you can use as rewards-- change, or anything? We used to do a game where the girls did a chore and earned a reward.... Whoever got the most rewards won.... and I got my house clean!!! LOL!

    Answer by m-avi at 1:09 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Ever have an indoor snow ball fight?

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:12 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Mine read or play a wii game. Sometimes we make cookies or something like that, but today they are having to pick up their stuff they left downstairs and take it all back to their rooms. DS isn't feeling great and DD wants to have a friend over to make candy trains.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 1:12 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Watch movies, play games, bake, clean.

    Answer by anestheticsex at 1:12 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Play a board game, Watch a movie together, play some music and dance and clean... How old are your kids?

    Answer by P.johnson at 1:13 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Make them do chores and clean the house for you.

    Answer by uwmilf at 1:30 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • movies- games- craft projects- cleaning- puzzles

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 1:38 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Board games, watch movies or play wii. My 11 yo likes to bake and my 12 yo still likes to play with his Legos.

    Answer by missanc at 1:39 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Play board games, cards, color, water color, fill out Christmas cards for nursing home patients, watch good movies, have them help you bake something. They can help clean a room or do a chore they really enjoy. Try to make the time something enjoyable so you/they can have good memories in years to come. Rainy days make some of the coziest memories for kids.

    Answer by Ruthmom802 at 4:32 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • We make cookies, play board or card games and right now, put together a Christmas puzzle.'s tough. I sent them outside earlier to run off some steam.

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 4:43 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

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