Fun Outdoor Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow

13 Creative and Fun Outdoor Kids Snow Activities

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Fun Outdoor Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow

This winter has already been pretty brutal for some of us and I know that in our house, the kids get a little stir crazy when they’re cooped up inside. Even though it’s already the end of January, there is still plenty of winter left. For some of us, the heaviest snowfalls of the season are yet to come in February and March, so make the most of it. Get outside with these fun and creative kids snow activities. 

While we have found ways to keep ourselves occupied in the house, what about fun outdoor snow activities for kids beyond building a snowman or snowball fights? If you’re looking for something more outside the box to keep the kids entertained on a snow day while getting valuable outside time, look no further. Here are thirteen things that are guaranteed to keep the kids busy. 

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Snow Paint
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DIY snow paint

Bring out some squirt bottles and have fun painting the snow. 

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Build an Igloo
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Build an igloo 

What kid doesn’t love to have their own hideaway?

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Colored Ice Balloons
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Colored ice marbles

For a fun science experiment or just a pretty decoration.

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Colored Ice Blocks
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Colored ice blocks

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Snow Volcano
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Snow volcano

Another fun science experiment. What kid doesn’t love a volcano?

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Ice Luminaries
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Ice luminaries

A pretty decoration and a just plain cool. 

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Snow Ghosts
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Snow ghosts

How fun is this?! I want some of these guys on my front lawn.

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Frozen Bubbles
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Frozen bubbles

I never thought of playing with bubbles in the winter. I will now!

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Snow Ice Cream
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Snow ice cream

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Feed the Animals Tree Decoration
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Feed the animals

Teach the kids how to be kind to animals. 

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Snow Faces on Cars
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Snow faces on cars

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Find and Identify Animal Tracks
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Find and identify animal tracks

Finding animal tracks is not only fun, it’s a great learning and exercise opportunity.

Fun Activities for the Kids to Do in the Snow: Snowball Target Practice
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Snowball target practice

If you have to be snowed in, you might as well make it fun. I hope that you have found some creative kids snow activities to try with your family before winter comes to a close. Be sure to stay warm and have fun!

If you’re looking for something to do indoors instead, here are 15 winter crafts for kids

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