Winter brings shorter days, so fill them with fun outdoor activities, cozy indoor activities, and lots of learning about the winter solstice, the Arctic, and snow, snow, snow! Here are ideas for all kinds of winter activities that you can do to keep kids busy and learning until the first signs of spring.
Winter Activities With Snow
Sometimes snow is the best! These activities are amazing ways to spend a snowy day.
Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids
If the weather is cooperating you can have all the fun outside in colder weather, even without snow.
Indoor Winter Activities for Kids
When the weather outside is too cold, a day inside is just what’s needed. Indoor days don’t have to be dull. Here are ways to keep kids engaged when the weather outside is frightful.
Winter STEM Activities for Kids
There’s so much to learn in winter. Make a snowman explode. Create a snowstorm you can hold. Build an ice castle. Learn about the northern lights. Check out these winter learning activities for more ideas.
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Winter Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids
These arts and crafts activities are fun ways to spend an afternoon and decorate your house or classroom.
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Winter Sensory Play
From floating ice cubes to cotton balls, these winter sensory bins are a great way for kids to calm down and play.