Entertaining schoolkids can be harder when it is pouring down outside.
But the bad weather should not stop families heading out and enjoying their day with their children. There are so many things to do with kids and places to take them in Liverpool and beyond on a rainy day.
These can be educational, fun and places for kids to let off some steam. Our list includes a variety of ideas, from museums and competitive activities for all the family.
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There are also places further afield, too, in case you're fancying a day trip outside of the city.
Little Acorns of Formby is a soft play centre and sensory room designed for children under the age of five. There is also a cafe which has a range of food and drink available to purchase.
Tickets for one child and one adult is £8, with a range of add-ons available.
Where: Redgate, Formby, L37 4EN
Bounce Tots in Speke is run by a a qualified coach for pre-school children (0-four years). The class is designed to help enhance infants early stage motor-skill development through exposure to new body movements, sights, sounds and touch in a fun and safe gymnastic environment.
Parents can book online and enjoy some time with their tots.
Where: Liverpool Trampoline Gymnastics Academy, Viscount Centre, Gaskill Road, Hunts Cross, L24 9GS
This is an under fives-only play area. At Kidzcove there are sand pits, messy play, homes corner, roll play area and sensory corner.
There is also a story corner, ball out, bouncy castle and slide for children to enjoy. Food and drink is available for both children and parents if they need a break from all theRead on liverpoolecho.co.uk