“Rain rain go away. Come again some other day.”
Do you find yourself humming these lyrics when the skies are gray and storms are in the forecast?
If you do, read on for the best podcasts and audiobooks to keep your kids entertained when the weather won’t cooperate….no matter their mood.
If they’re feeling crafty……
If you’ve got a kid with a creative streak, the Pinna Original podcast Anytime Art is sure to please. It’s led by a teacher with a knack for helping kids (and grownups too!) discover their artistic ability. Anytime Art is a series of 10 projects broken down into bite-size episodes taking you through each piece of the project, one step at a time.
Rainy days are the perfect time to binge-listen and end up with a fun new creation to share with family and friends.
If they’re feeling curious…..
For those with a thirst for knowledge, Pinna is brimming with choices to keep young minds entertained and engaged. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.
- I Survived series (16 audiobooks available)
- Brains On
- Million Bazillion
- TIME for Kids Explains
- The Magic School Bus series (6 audiobooks available)
- Radiolab for Kids
- Forever Ago
If they’re feeling cozy…..
Rainy days are the perfect time to stay in your jammies, snuggle up with a fuzzy blanket, sip a warm drink, and get lost in a good (audio)book.
If that’s more your child’s speed, Pinna has you covered. There are so many good podcast series and audiobooks that are binge-worthy and ready for a long day’s listening.
Here are a few of our favorites for the whole family.
- Discover the Forest
- Upside Down Magic series (5 audiobooks available)
- A-Z Mysteries: Clue Club
- Geronimo Stilton series (14 audiobooks available)
- Opal Watson Private Eye
- Hero Hotel
- Crime Origins: A Hero Hotel Investigation
- Emma-Made Lemonade
If little hands need to stay busy while they listen, this is the perfect opportunity to bring out the art supplies, blocks, play dough, or puzzles.
If they’re feeling cooped up…..
Lastly, if you’ve got a kid that just hates being stuck indoors, Pinna can help with that too. They’ve got podcasts to keep bodies moving and brains engaged.
Here are some ideas.
Get moving and grooving with a dance party. Sing along to the educational (and fun!) Alphabet Rockers.
Turn your home into a comedy club with HiLL-LaRRy-uS. These “punny” jokes will have the whole family sharing giggles and grins, washing the rainy day blues away.
Play along with ExtraBLURT and ExtraBLURT Jr. These interactive game shows will have everyone jumping out of their chairs and shouting out answers. Bonus - your kids will be having so much fun, they won’t even realize they’re learning too!
We’re all ears!
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