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Winter Activity List

January 26, 2016|Posted in: Holidays and Seasons

Winter Activity List

 

There’s no need to get the Winter Blues when there are so many fun things to do. You can stay warm and cozy with indoor activities or bundle up the kids and head outside for some cold weather fun!  Check out this list of ideas.  You’re sure to find

INDOOR ACTIVITIES

  • Make Gourmet Hot Chocolate – Add crushed hard candies, caramel, whipped cream, cinnamon, etc.
  •  Make a Bird Feeder – Spread peanut butter on a empty toilet paper roll, roll it in birdseed & hang it from a tree.  Then stay inside where it’s warm an watch the birds enjoy their treat from your window!
  • Have an Indoor Snowball Fight – Crumple up newspaper, divide into teams & fire away!
  • Have a Pajama Movie Night – Cozy!
  • Make Grilled Cheese Sandwiches & Tomato Soup for Dinner – A favorite cold weather meal at our house!
  • Read Books Together – Visit your local library & check out a short novel or find story books about snow.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

  • Go Sledding – Of course!
  • Build a Snowman – This classic activity will leave your kids with memories that will last a lifetime!
  • Collect and Examine Icicles!
  • Go Ice Skating – What fun!
  • Observe Snowflakes – Catch snowflakes on a piece of black felt and examine their delicate features with a magnifying glass.
  • Shovel the Driveway of an Elderly Neighbor – It will make everyone feel great!
  • Paint the Snow – Use watered down tempera paints and big brushes.
  • Make Snow Angels – Heavenly!
  • Catch Snowflakes on Your Tongue!’
  • Go Snowshoeing, Snowboarding or Skiing!

 

These are some of my favorite photos of winter activities with my girls when they were little!

Giant Icicle

Giant Icicle

 

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Snowman!

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3 Comments

  1. Leslie Clingan
    December 28, 2018

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    What a great list! I would just copy your list if I knew we would get some snow. Flurries are falling as I type but may not amount to enough for a snowman, making snow angels or having a snowball fight. Oh, how I love snow!!

    Cutting paper snowflakes sounds like a great way to bring ‘snow’ to my world. And want to check out your snow globe activity.

    Would love to have you link up your post with us. And share your progress on your list with us on 01.21 and 02.21.

    Happy new year.

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