St. Swithin’s Day activities: whatever the weather

st swithins day activities ideas

Come rainy day or sunny day these activities will bring some fun to St. Swithin’s Day

St. Swithin’s Day is on Friday July 15th, and legend says the skies on this day will set the weather for the rest of the summer. If it rains on Friday we’re in for another forty days of rain! Here are some weather-themed activity ideas to make the most of the summer – whatever the weather. (And note I’m giving lots more ideas for sunny days that rainy day – ever the optimist!)


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Rainy day activities

Use the puddles to test out what floats

Go mud surfing (This looks like so much fun!)

Use the rain to create some beautiful art like this or like this

st swithins day activities
Sunny day activities

Use the sun to cook your dinner with this homemade solar powered pizza oven

Create some water painted coffee filter sunshines

Make a sunflower sundial

Create some tissue paper sun catchers

Brew some sun tea

Use your handprints to make a beautiful sunflower

Harness the sunlight to make some art prints

Blow some enormous bubbles and watch the sunshine make patterns on them

Whatever the weather on St Swithin’s Day – get outside and have some fun!

 happily shared with for the Kids Friday

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