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Rainy Day Fun: Snail Watching

After a night of rain, my son usually rushes outside to see if any snails came out.  He found this one yesterday morning on our front walkway.  He crouched there and watched it for about fifteen minutes, then rushed inside to tell me all the cute things the snail did. Photos taken March 28th, 2013…

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Water Drops

We’re on day four of much-needed rain here in the Bay Area.  My son didn’t feel like going outside today at all, preferring instead to remain inside, constructing Lego farm buildings. I was able to coax him out for a few minutes between rain showers to look for water drops on the plants.   Now…

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Rainy Day Backyard Play

It’s finally raining!  The easiest way to have some outside play on a rainy day is to put on raincoats and rainboots and send the kids into the backyard.  Our backyard is tiny (only 10′ x 30′), but it’s more than large enough for some rainy day fun.  My boy will stay outside for thirty…