13 Creative and Fun Outdoor Kids Snow Activities
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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.
DIY snow paint
Bring out some squirt bottles and have fun painting the snow.
Build an igloo
What kid doesn’t love to have their own hideaway?
Colored ice marbles
For a fun science experiment or just a pretty decoration.
Colored ice blocks
Another fun science experiment. What kid doesn’t love a volcano?
A pretty decoration and a just plain cool.
How fun is this?! I want some of these guys on my front lawn.
I never thought of playing with bubbles in the winter. I will now!
Snow ice cream
Feed the animals
Teach the kids how to be kind to animals.
Snow faces on cars
Find and identify animal tracks
Finding animal tracks is not only fun, it’s a great learning and exercise opportunity.
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.