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Fun Things to Do in the Rain: Getting Kids Outside is Healthy and Liberating

Do you love the rain or have kids who love the rain? For those who aren’t natural born lovers of the wet outdoors, there are ways to learn to love it — and having kids to play with is one of the best ways.

Play in the Rain: Adult and Kid’s Rain Boots Let You Have all the Fun and Stay Cozy

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to enjoying a rainy day is not being prepared. Not having an umbrella, a waterproof jacket, or comfortable waterproof footwear are the major impediments to outdoor fun in the rain. While you may decide to cast aside the umbrella in favor of a rain dance or two, you have to have the right footwear to avoid getting your feet wet when you play in the rain. Adult and kid’s rain boots with all the amenities of Muck Boots will ensure that you and your kids’ feet stay dry and warm. What’s more, Muck rain boots are equipped with outsoles that keep you and your kids from slipping in the rain or mud and getting hurt

Get Out in the Rain: Avoiding Cabin Fever with Bored Kids

A simple permission slip to splash in puddles will put a huge smile on your kids’ faces. When your children are wearing the right rain boots , you can allow them to make a game of who can make the biggest splash in the puddles that dot your street, your back yard, or the local park. With everybody geared up in raincoats and hats, there’s more than enough fun to go around on a rainy day.

You can keep your kiddos from driving you up a wall inside when you let them dance in the rain. With a pair of boots made with kid’s feet in mind, they’ll enjoy making a splash or two with a tap dancing routine across the sidewalk, through the pasture, or with other neighborhood children. There are only so many board games your kids will be willing to play before they get a case of the blues — especially if they love the rain. As their parent, grandparent, or guardian, you, too can enjoy the rain when you’re wearing water resistant rain boots from Muck Boot Company. While you may not be ready to do your own impromptu version of “Singin’ in the Rain,” you’ll enjoy watching the kids liberated from the house with huge smiles on their faces while your feet stay comfortable and dry.

Unplug Kids from Video Games: a Drizzly Day is No Excuse with the Right Kid’s Rain Boots

If you have one or two video game addicts who sit in front of the TV all day or with their faces planted to their tablets, don’t let the weather discourage some good, old-fashioned fun outdoors. Get them up and away from the electronics, suit them up in their rain gear and kid’s rain boots for a lengthy session of outside fun. When kids play in the rain after hours of video game buzz, their senses will be reawakened and they will actually get some of the much-needed physical activity necessary to stay healthy and happy. Have them race down the street for some good cardio exercise, encourage plenty of umbrella twirling (having brightly colored umbrellas can be a great incentive to get them outside if there’s any hesitation), and remind them of how much fun it is to get out of the house and away from all the screens.

Of course, in today’s social media-driven world, you absolutely must take plenty of pictures of all that fun in the rain. The good news is that many of today’s smartphones are water-resistant or even waterproof, or you can purchase a waterproof phone case to ensure you capture all the vivid dancing, splashing, racing, singing, and laughing in the rain.

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