This is a partnered post.
The stores are packed and the snow is falling. Winter is a time where most families think that the idea of a great outing is heading to the store to buy some Christmas presents. But, there are activities that you can take part in outdoors during the winter time. Here are just a few of the fun activities that you can do with your kids this winter.
Snow angel contest
A fun way to have fun with your kids is to create a snow angel contest. You can take pictures of the snow angels and have your friend and family vote for the best one on social media. You can even get into the action by creating your own snow angel.
Have winter fun at the playground
You will be surprised at the amount of fun you can have when you head to the playground during the winter. As long as you bundle up, you can have just as much fun on a playground when it is cold. The great thing about heading to a playground in the winter is you will most likely have the place to yourself. Make sure that you are being extra careful to look out for dangerous ice.
One of the most entertaining parts about having snow in your yard is the ability to build snowmen. You can get creative when you start making snowmen in your yard. You can look online for great tips on how to make a unique snowman. This will also add a whole new winter decoration to your home.
Make ice art
With a simple Jell-O mold, you will be able to create beautiful ice art that you can make without the use of your freezer. You can display these ice sculptures in your yard. You can even use food coloring to create colorful ice art.
Build a snow fort
A great memory for kids to make is that of constructing a snow fort. This will be a project that could last for a few hours or even a few days. There are many amazing snow forts that you can look up on YouTube to get great ideas. Make sure that you are taking the proper safety precautions to prevent any snow fort cave-ins.
A great backyard sport is the game of cornhole. Even with snow on the ground, you can still set up your cornhole boards and have a fun competition with your family and friends. As long as you are wearing gloves, coats, and boots, you are bound to have a great time playing cornhole anytime of the year. If you are trying to keep warm, you can play this game inside if you have a large enough room in your house.
These are just a few of the many different activities that you can do during the winter with your kids. Staying active in the winter can be difficult, but is worth taking the extra effort.