100 winter activities for kids

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If the cold and miserable weather is giving you and your kids a serious case of cabin fever, but you can't fathom the idea of building another snowman, playing another game of Crazy Eights, or vacuuming playdoh out of your carpet one more time, this collection of 100 winter activities for kids is just what you need! It is FILLED with fantastic boredom busters for kids, and while some activities will require preparation and participation on your part, others will give you a few moments to cook dinner (and check your Facebook feed) in peace. Good luck!

If the cold and miserable weather is giving you and your kids a serious case of cabin fever, but you can’t fathom the idea of building another snowman, playing another game of Crazy Eights, or vacuuming playdoh out of your carpet one more time, this collection of 100 winter activities for kids is just what you need! It is FILLED with fantastic boredom busters for kids, and while some activities will require preparation and participation on your part, others will give you a few moments to cook dinner (and check your Facebook feed) in peace.

If the cold and miserable weather is giving you and your kids a serious case of cabin fever, but you can't fathom the idea of building another snowman, playing another game of Crazy Eights, or vacuuming playdoh out of your carpet one more time, this collection of 100 winter activities for kids is just what you need! It is FILLED with fantastic boredom busters for kids, and while some activities will require preparation and participation on your part, others will give you a few moments to cook dinner (and check your Facebook feed) in peace. Good luck!

Stay warm and have fun, my friends!

1. Pool Noodle Bath Pit (Bath Activities for Kids)

2. Show Ball Pit (In Lieu of Preschool)

3. Three Ingredient Snow Dough (Frugal Fun for Boys)

4. Balloon Tennis (Toddler Approved)

5. Snow Shooters (Growing a Jeweled Rose)

6. Build an Indoor City (Dirt & Boogers)

7. Colorful Frozen Hands (Happy Hooligans)

8. Ice Castles (Fun-A-Day!)

9. Balloon Rockets (Discover Explore Learn)

10. Build a Chain Reaction (Frugal Fun for Boys)

11. Masking Tape Speedway (Kids Activities Blog)

12. Edible Indoor Sandbox (HANDS ON AS WE GROW)

13. Pom Pom Soccer (Kids Activities Blog)

14. Build a Lego Catapult (Frugal Fun for Boys)

15. Rainbow Snowflake Window Art (Twodaloo)

16. Snow Storm in a Jar (Growing a Jeweled Rose)

17. Exploding Toy Car Wash (What Do We Do All Day?)

18. Teach Them to Blow Bubbles! (Creative With Kids)

19. Marble Race Track (Home Spun Threads)

20. Bath Snow (Bath Activities for Kids)

21. DIY Bathtub Paints (Raining Hot Coupons)

22. Toilet Paper Roll Crafts (Cloudy, With a Chance of Wine)

23. Colorful Icicles (House a Forest)

24. Pine Cone Crafts (Crafty Morning)

25. Snowman Tissue Box Bowling (Craftaholics Anonymous)

26. Indoor Snowball Fight (Sew Can Do)

27. DIY Sock Snowmen (JOYBOBO)

28. Arctic Sensory Bins (Life Lesson Plans)

29. Race Car Play Bath (Bath Activities for Kids)

30. Make Your Own Sponge Blocks (Inner Child Fun)

31. Rainbow Ice Tower Excavation (Fun at Home with Kids)

32. Candy Cane Paint (Bath Activities for Kids)

33. Play Velcro Ball! (Creative Connections for Kids)

34. Camping in Your Living Room! (Fun-A-Day!)

35. Stained Glass Mitten Window Decorations (Kinder Craze)

36. Indoor Puddle Jumping (Melissa and Doug)

37. Play Dough Gingerbread Man (Kids Activities Blog)

38. Paper Cup Constellations (The Seasoned Mom)

39. Shape Toss, Hop, Skip and Jump (HANDS ON AS WE GROW)

40. Shivery Snow Paint (Growing a Jeweled Rose)

41. Paper Plate Ring Toss (A Little Learning for Two)

42. DIY Glowing Snow Globe (Fun at Home with Kids)

43. Paper Airplane Shooting Practice (Sewing Mama RaeAnna)

44. Build a Snowman Activity Tray (Happy Hooligans)

45. Counting Snowballs (Fun-A-Day!)

46. Make Your Own Campout! (Rainbows Within Reach)

47. Bubble Wrap Hopscotch (Moving Insider)

48. Fun With Magnets (What Do We Do All Day?)

49. Spider Web Run (Dirt & Boogers)

50. String Art (Tinkerlab)

51. Indoor Obstacle Course for Kids (HANDS ON AS WE GROW)

52. Cotton Ball Races (Meaningful Mama)

53. Plastic Cup Boredom Buster (All for the Boys)

54. Winter Mittens Match-Up (Playdough to Plato)

55. Homemade Glow in the Dark Slime (A Pumpkin & a Princess)

56. Snow Pearls (Growing a Jeweled Rose)

57. Racing Pom Pom Balls (Frugal Fun for Boys)

58. Newspaper Play Structures (Inner Child Fun)

59. Window Painting (What Do We Do All Day?)

60. Minute to Win It One Minute Challenges (Frugal Fun for Boys)

61. Pop Bottle Bowling (HANDS ON AS WE GROW)

62. DIY Button Bracelets (Mashia Crafts)

63. Fun With Shaving Cream (Cloudy, With a Chance of Wine)

64. Build a LEGO Race Track for Hot Wheels Cars (Frugal Fun for Boys)

65. Make Edible Paint (Living Locurto)

66. Apple Volcanoes (Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails)

67. Bubble Wrap Stomp Painting (Mess for Less)

68. Erupting Candy Cane Science Activity (Growing a Jeweled Rose)

69. Lego Slime (Lemon Lime Adventures)

70. Printable Enchanted Princess Dress Up Dolls (Itsy Bitsy Fun)

71. Alphabet Sensory Bin (Blog Me Mom)

72. Coloring Sheets (My Life and Kids)

73. Make Snowflakes (Blissfully Domestic)

74. Make Your Own Board Games! (Kids Activities Blog)

75. Balloon Hockey (Creative Connections for Kids)

76. Name Snowmen (Fun-A-Day!)

77. Snowman Snack (Happy Home Fairy)

78. Shaving Cream Bathtub Paint (Having Fun at Home)

79. Watch Sesame Street Celebrity Music Videos! (Cloudy, With a Chance of Wine)

80. Snow Window (No Time for Flash Cards)

81. Bean Bag Knock Down Game (Frugal Fun for Boys)

82. Make Your Own Moon Sand (Make It & Love It)

83. DIY Mini Skating Rink (Playtivities)

84. Snowman Bowling (PediaStaff)

85. Tin Can Indoor Golf (The Craft Train)

86. Kool-Aid Snow Paint (Growinga Jeweled Rose)

87. Play Balloon Games! (How Wee Learn)

88. Paper Plate Targets (All for the Boys)

89. Snowflake Window Clings (What Do We Do All Day?)

90. DIY Indoor Snowmen (Modern Parents Messy Kids)

91. Scented Edible No-Cook Finger Paints (Fun at Home with Kids)

92. A Color Scavenger Hunt (The Artful Parent)

93. Painting Pasta to Thread (Picklebums)

94. Learn How to Blow a Frozen Bubble (What Do We Do All Day?)

95. Indoor Scavenger Hunt Ideas (No Time for Flash Cards)

96. Snow Volcano (Growing a Jeweled Rose)

97. Build Marshmallow Towers (Kids Activities Blog)

98. Macaroni Snowflakes (Katy Elliot)

99. Make Glow-in-the-Dark Paint (Learn Play Imagine)

100. Build a Marble Run with Craft Sticks (Frugal Fun for Boys)

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If the cold and miserable weather is giving you and your kids a serious case of cabin fever, but you can't fathom the idea of building another snowman, playing another game of Crazy Eights, or vacuuming playdoh out of your carpet one more time, this collection of 100 winter activities for kids is just what you need! It is FILLED with fantastic boredom busters for kids, and while some activities will require preparation and participation on your part, others will give you a few moments to cook dinner (and check your Facebook feed) in peace. Good luck!

And if you’re looking for more ways to have fun with your kids, please follow our Kids board where we share all kinds of great games, activities, and crafts!



Gwen
Gwen
Gwen is a 40-something freelance writer and social media consultant who has an unhealthy love for makeup, hair, and fashion. She lives with her husband and 8-year-old daughter in Toronto, Canada and hopes to move to a warmer climate someday. Preferably tomorrow.