Does your child have the winter blues? Bust his cabin-fever by having a little fun with snow. Create some wintry crafts and make some goodies that incorporate that fluffy white stuff we all love this time of year.
1. Create a Snow Journal
Kids are naturally drawn to snow, so why not make it a learning activity? Take your kids outside with a magnifying glass to examine snowflakes, and then talk about the differences and uniqueness of each one. Kids can create a snow journal to help them analyze their discoveries. Click here for more information!
2. Whipped Snow
Whipped snow is fun to mold into different shapes, and, since it’s made simply out of soap and water, it won’t freeze your little one’s hands off. Whip up a batch to keep your child busy when he’s stuck indoors this winter. Click here for the recipe.
3. Outdoor Snow Paintings
A fresh blanket of snow makes a great canvas for creating art. Bundle the kids up, grab the food coloring, and head outside for an afternoon full of art creations. Click here for tips!
4. Homemade Snow Globe
Snow globes are a childhood favorite for most kids. Create your own and watch your child’s eyes light up when he shakes it up. Click here for directions.
Give it a try, and let us know how it turns out with your comments below!