Snow Day Ideas with Kids

snow day craft ideas with kids

Thinking of all you in the Midwest, East, and South boarded up in your homes against mother nature this week. Freezing weather and blizzards are inconvenient enough, but also produce antsy + restless kids. I thought I’d share few favorite ideas from the archives here to keep the little ones entertained while you wait out the arctic chill. I also shared a few kid craft ideas for snowy days on babble as well. Stay warm, friends!

Cardboard box house/Marshmallow building: two of my very favorites activities! And great use for those extra holiday boxes

snow day craft ideas with kids

First words book: A really special project to work on for a child or with an older child for a younger one

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Two fun + messy art projects :Great for antsy kids stuck indoors all day

snow day craft ideas with kids

Salad spinner spin art: This is still one of Henry’s favorite things to do!

snow day craft ideas with kids

Cool whip marshmallows: What kid wouldn’t want to make their own custom shaped marshmallows for hot cocoa?

snow day craft ideas with kids

DIY Dyed blocks /Painted clay pots: Two cute ideas for gifts!

Four more…

snow day craft ideas with kids

Alphabet cookies :Crafting that involves cookies is a no-brainer

snow day craft ideas with kids

Rainbow crayons: To get rid of all those small bits of crayons in your bin and make something pretty

snow day craft ideas with kids

Paper airport/Clay snowmen: two ultimate ‘keep them busy while you shovel the driveway’ activities

Also, a roundup of favorite Say Yes to Hoboken posts from 2013

 

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