April showers bring long days trapped inside with bored kids. And you can only let the TV do the babysitting for so long. Coming to the rescue is a new book with ideas for entertaining kids not just on rainy days, but when it's sunny, snowing or windy, too.
The genius idea behind "Whatever the Weather" is that it actually uses the weather to inspire crafts and science projects to do with your kids. It's windy out? How about making a small kite out of wax paper, sticks and a leaf? A beautiful sunny day? Get out the sidewalk chalk and try some shadow art.
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Here, authors Annie Riechman and Zawn Suzette Smith share one idea just with us.