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23 Snow Day Activities For Kids

By February 16, 2016 No Comments

 

Snow days are a kid’s dream. They’re also a parent’s nightmare ūüėČ It’s an amazing experience to watch kids grow, play, and learn, but it’s painful trying to keep them entertained for hours. Here are 23¬†great snow day activities (courtesy of Pinterest, Buzzfeed, and dozens of crafty people) that will help you be creative when your kids go stir-crazy.

 

Potato Heads in the Snow are a fun spin on a
traditional toy ūüôā

 

 

Fireworks in a¬†Jar¬†aren’t just for 4th of July.

 

 

Here’s a¬†Mitten Matching Game for Toddlers.

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Have your kids make their own
Balloon Rockets. Set them up side by side
for a race.

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Make Soap Clouds!

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Snow Painting makes for a warm way to
play with snow without going outside!

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Sticky Spider Web Activity Рpainters tape and
crumpled up newspaper makes for easy set
up and tear down.

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Make an Indoor Hopscotch Course to get out some
of 
those winter-day jitters.

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Have a Paper Airplane Contest. This Mom even
even had an entire birthday party dedicated to paper
airplanes, which is a perfect theme for being stuck
indoors this winter.

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Make a Sensory Snowman for the kiddos who just
need to take a little break and slow down.

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Tape a Paper Airplane Landing Strip on the floor.

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Have your kids experiment with Water Marbles.
You can get a cheap pack here. I’m definitely not
a kid but am still mesmerized by them!

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Make a Pool Noodle Marble Race Track.

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Transform a milk jug into a Storm Trooper Helmet.

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Make your own Mini Ice Hockey Rink!

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Go Indoor Camping. Your kids can even help
make the¬†“campfire”.

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Set up a “Mission Impossible” Laser Course.

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Pencil erasers + a marble = Homemade Bowling.

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All it takes is some shaving cream and corn starch,
and you have Foam Dough!

Foam Dough | 104.9 the River

 

 

Make Snow Ice Cream.

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Wet Glue and Food Coloring on leftover lids (like
a cottage cheese container) makes for a cute art project.

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Make a Sugar Writing Tray to practice spelling
in a fun way.

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Keep it simple with Balloon & Paper Plate Ping Pong.

Balloon & Paper Plate Ping Pong | 1049theriver.com

 

Try these out, see what’s a great idea and what’s not, and let us know in the comments.

 

 

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