Rainy Day Crafts and Activities for Kids

Name Game

The name game asks who's who in the land of make-believe. In this rainy day activity for kids, kids can create new characters based on real-life famous people. Imaginations run wild in this fun project.

What You'll Need:

  • Old newspapers or magazines
  • Scissors
  • Blank paper
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Pencils or pens

Step 1: Flip through an old newspaper or magazine and look for the names of famous or infamous people, such as Madonna, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Elvis Presley, Michael Jordan, and Savage Garden, and cut out the names.

Step 2: Make a new name out of pieces of existing names -- Savage Madonna, Elvis Jordan. Glue that name at the top of your blank piece of paper.

Step 3: Now make up a personality, a personal history, a whole new person to go with that made-up name. Maybe Elvis Jordan sings "Love Me Tender" as he makes jump shots!

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