Snow Day

It’s the time of year here in Michigan when Mother Nature grants children a day off with piles of snow. A full day inside with energetic kiddos warrants some good ideas for fun activities to do inside and out.

The list is endless, and with some creativity, you can have your older children help you brainstorm too. Let us know what you do on those snow days off.

Five ideas for indoor fun:

  1. Domino matching and balancingdominos
  2. Paintingpainting
  3. Making healthy treats such as a fruit dessert barfruitsalad
  4. Scavenger hunts
  5. Making homemade playdough

Five ideas for outdoor fun:

  1. Painting snow with waterbottles filled with water and a few drops of food coloring
  2. Making snow angels
  3. Drawing with stickssnowwart
  4. Catching and observing snowflakes on black construction paper
  5. Going on a nature walk

How do you and your children celebrate snow days?
-Sarah Jo Sautter, Beaumont Parenting Program Editor and Publisher

2 Responses to “Snow Day”

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  2. 2 beaumontparentingprogram February 19, 2013 at 1:25 pm

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