Whether you’ve got snow in your area or not, building a snowman is a great winter pastime. The grand scale of this indoor snowman building craft makes it almost lifelike. Watch your kids get creative with a variety of snowman features to place on his face and tummy. Scale things down a bit if you like and enjoy a frosty friend inside!
Packable white “fluffy stuff” is perfect for indoor snow play and sensory bins. Color the snow with powdered tempera paint and show the kids how to make snowballs!
A classic winter project sans the spilled water mess, these sweet little snow globes will make a great wintry addition to your child’s dresser.
If you’ve been impressed by the amount of snow that’s fallen outside, why not help the kids learn to measure it with this fun craft? A simple paint stick or old ruler are all you need – unless your snowfall calls for a yardstick!
Get your kids’ wiggles out before bed with this fun snowman slamming game from Growing a Jeweled Rose. Between crafting each snowman face and playing the game, this could add up to hours of fun!
Mixing a little science into your long winter will both teach and impress your little ones! A bit of Borax and a cleverly crafted pipe cleaner snowflake make for an easy and decorative project. Mix things up by trying different shapes and maybe even the letters in your child’s name.
If your kids have turned into wild animals being cooped up all winter, indulge their imagination with these easy monster claw gloves! Upcycle a pair of gloves by adding claws and maybe even a bit of fur.
Playdough may just become your best friend through the chilly season. Dress up your kids’ dough time by adding woodland scents, creatures, and colors. Use white dough for an avalanche of fun!
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Kayla Lilly is a photographer, writer, wife, and mama making a house a home in eastern Idaho. She met her mister while working at an amusement park and married him a year later after deciding there was no way to live without him. The amusement has continued as they’ve added three kids and a passel of pets to their lives while finishing college and starting a photography business. Drawing inspiration from the whirlwinds of marriage, parenthood, and the media, Kayla blogs at Utterly Inexperienced, and spends the rest of her time chasing chickens, organizing junk drawers, diapering toddlers, and photographing everyone willing to step in front of her lens.
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