25 Winter Activities for Kids [Free Printable]

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Here are 25 indoor and outdoor winter activities for kids plus a free printable to help you keep track of all the fun!

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Winter typically means indoor activities and if you’re like me you’re heading to Pinterest to find something to do with the kids inside to help ease the mental load.

I’ve put together a list of fun winter activities for kids plus a free printable with both outdoor fun and indoor fun.

Pick a couple or do them all and check them off as you go on the free winter activities printable!

Family Friendly Winter Fun

Here are 25 total fun things to do with your kids during this cold weather season!

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Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids

  1. Winter Scavenger Hunt – Muddy Boots and Diamonds
  2. Paint the Snow – Happy Hooligans
  3. Frozen Bubbles – Fireflies and Mudpies
  4. Ice Sun Catchers – Felt Magnet
  5. Snowball Fight
  6. Sledding
  7. Build a Snowman
  8. Make Snow Angels
  9. Use cupcake pans to make snow molds
  10. Write Name in the Snow
  11. Fill a Bucket with Toys and Snow to Dig Up – Use Sand Toys!
  12. Go to the Playground – weather permitting! I’ll take my kids as long as it’s sunny and not freezing.

Indoor Winter Activities for Kids

  1. Winter Big Art Painting Project – Hands On As We Grow
  2. Snowman Tin Can Toss – 5 Minutes for Mom (can be done outdoors too!)
  3. Winter Sensory Bin – My Bored Toddler
  4. 2 Ingredient Frozen Dough – Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
  5. Game Night
  6. Make an Indoor Obstacle Course
  7. Blanket or Pillow Fort
  8. Make and Drink Homemade Hot Chocolate – Living Well Mom
  9. Cereal Sensory Bin
  10. Living Room Picnic
  11. Bake Cookies or Make Rice Krispie Treats
  12. Have a Movie Night with Movie Treats
  13. Blow Bubbles in the Bath

What are some of your favorite activities to do with kids during winter? If you’ve tried the Winter Activities Printable, tag me on Instagram @spitupandsitups!

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