Rainy Day Activities

Move the Fun Indoors When It's Gloomy Outside

By Jessica Sweeney June 19, 2023

Enjoying summer can be challenging when you're stuck indoors with no plans of what to do! Check out this list of indoor fun you can have together at home, or in and around the Athens area.
If you know of any local places to visit that I have not added, please let me know!
Thank you to Laura M. for introducing me to a couple of these locations!   

Please click the links to view locations, hours, and availability. 

Sandy Creek Nature Center
View live-wildlife and toddler-friendly interactive stations while you learn about the nature around us.

Frog Stomp Studio
Spend your afternoon creating art masterpieces at your own pace!

Get to cooking!
Create a snack that doesn't even require the oven   The link above features a recipe for No Bake Energy Bites.

Rush Athens
A large, indoor trampoline park that offers "Toddler Time" on Saturday mornings.

Recurring Storytimes at Local Libraries
This MacaroniKID Guide lists local Storytimes held at our Athens Area libraries.

Sensory Play
Let your little one dig their fingers into sensory bins. Check out this Rainbow-Colored Rice sensory bin and how to create "magic" with Skittles.

Georgia Museum of Art
Wander through exhibitions and learn more about art together.

Kid's Summer Movie Series
Go watch a movie! This MacaroniKID Article lists the movies you can watch Tuesdays and Thursdays at the GTC on Epps Bridge this summer for only $2.

Fun Galaxy Skating
Lace up your inlines and "skate like a boss!". Just a friendly note: this location only accepts cash.

Active Climbing - Athens
Get a Day Pass so you can climb up and up... and up!

And last but not least: Crafts   
Create something special for the summer season or specific holiday (the 4th of July is right around the corner!) by making a banner for your fireplace mantle or doorway entry.

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