Top 10 Activities to do with Kids around the Winter Holidays
There’s something fun and magical about the winter season that kids love. While the snowy roads and icy weather often makes traveling difficult, there are still so many enjoyable activities that families can do this frosty season.
Here’s our top 10 winter activities for your kids. Have fun!
#1 Indulge in homemade winter bakes
Winter would usually mean staying at home most of the time. Yet, it’s a perfect time to get closer to your kids and do something fun and creative as a family. Why not make some delicious and warming gingerbread cookies? Your kids will surely love designing their own cookie.
#2 Read holiday books together.
When you don’t fancy going out for a snowy adventure, there are children’s picture books that your youngsters will surely enjoy. Grab newer titles which are Holiday-themed. Books make a perfect Christmas present too.
#3 Make some holiday crafts.
Kids enjoy creating something – whether it’s a snowflake, a snowman, or a Christmas tree – using paper and all other sorts of art materials. There are printable snowflake patterns you can download from the internet, along with tons of DIY ideas.
#4 Have an indoor picnic
Are your kids fretting over cancelled family trips? If the snowy weather is preventing you to go out, have an indoor vacation then. Clear out some space in your house that you don’t use often. Set it up for your indoor picnic. Involve the kids in everything, from setting up the space to preparing the food. Make sure to pick a few games that you’d play during your indoor picnic.
#5 Holiday baskets
Get your kids into the Holiday spirit by making something for others. Combining volunteer work with fun and easy crafts projects like creating Holiday baskets is going to be a one memorable, amazing activity this winter!
#6 Watch a Christmas movie
Have a movie marathon with all the best Christmas movies of all time. It’s a great opportunity to introduce them to classics and acquaint them with the new ones.
#7 Go sledding together
Yes, it’s so fun! Don’t forget to bring helmets for added safety!
#8 Snow dodgeball
Snowball fights are fun but it has to involve the whole family. Tell your kids not to aim at the face or at any unprotected parts of the body. Also, make sure that they wear appropriate winter clothing, including jackets, gloves and shoes to protect them from snow bite.
#9 Snow painting
Kids love playing with snow. Make it more fun and creative by allowing them to paint on snow! Your kids will surely love having a big canvass to create on. At the same time, you’d be thankful that any mess is left outside when they’re done.
#10 Winter bonfire
End your snowy adventure with an outdoor bonfire! Your children will enjoy roasting marshmallows and sipping hot chocolate after a long day of outdoor activities in the snow.
There you go – our top 10 winter activities for kids. Try this winter wonderland of cures for winter boredom and cabin fever. It’s time to put that big smile back to their faces!