As if we haven’t been at home long enough, the weather is getting colder and forcing us inside in many parts of the world. I have gathered a list of fun and educational activities to help your family keep busy and occupied at home no matter what the weather looks like.
I’ve gathered an assortment of fun activities to keep your kids busy. And within each category, there are things kids can do independently and things to do as a family.
Whether you experience below freezing temperatures during the winter or not, we have found some great ideas for investigating “snow” and “ice” this month. We also threw in some other ideas for indoor fun and activities to celebrate some of the special events happening in the next few weeks.
Want to keep your kids busy while you get ready for the holidays? Here are some fun ways to keep your kids busy on the upcoming days off.
Scissors and Snowflakes: Kids of all ages can enjoy the fun of making snowflakes with scissors and paper. The act of paper folding, careful cutting (use age appropriate scissors) and observing the ensuing patterns are great visual tactile activities. Have everyone in the family participate, and decorate walls windows or packages with snowflakes that don’t freeze, but will warm you all winter long.