Rainy days can put a stop to a lot of fun stuff but there’s definitely one activity they’re the best for and that’s learning about rainfall. Follow the steps below to come up with a clever system for working out how much water falls from the sky. Just don’t get too into the numbers. We wouldn’t want anyone calling you an anorak.
a 2L bottle
some masking tape
We had a load of snow-based activities written here, but you’ve got as much chance of snow in winter as sun in summer, so enjoy our non-snow-based activities below.