Fun In the Frigid North

If you live where it is cold, try some fun outdoor snow activities.

  • Go sledding, tobogganing, or tubing.
  • Go ice skating.
  • Make snow forts.
  • Make snowmen and angels in the snow.
  • Have sledding or running races in the snow.
  • If there is a lot of snow, make a big mound and smooth it out the best you can. Slide down it.
  • Walk through the forest.
  • Play broom hockey with a broom and tennis ball on some ice, skates are not required.
  • Have a contest to see who can slide the farthest on their belly on the ice.
  • Follow animal tracks in the snow.
  • Have a snow tug of war.
  • Use jumbo garbage bags to sled without a sled.
  • Shovel people’s drive and sidewalk for free.
  • Wipe the snow off of cars in a shopping center parking lot.
  • Make a snow obstacle course.
  • Go cross country skiing.

 

Inside there is a lot to do too!!!!

  • Play cards.
  • Play games.
  • Watch movies.
  • Put on a fire in the fireplace, make s’mores and read or tell stories.
  • Make meals for yourselves or for others.
  • Bake for yourselves or for others.
  • Write letters or send cards to service men and women.
  • Write letters or send cards to friends, relatives, neighbors, people who live alone, an elderly couple…..
  • Do work around the house together.
  • Do crafts and give them away as gifts.
  • Make popcorn and/or caramel corn.
  • Have a picnic in the house.
  • Make homemade ice cream.
  • Have a scavenger hunt in the house using the letters of the alphabet.
  • Make homemade Play-Doh and make sculptures with it.
  • Look through photo albums and watch home videos.
  • Take out your wedding video and watch it with your children.
  • Work on crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles.
  • Sing together with a CD or an instrument.
  • Make puppets and put on a puppet show.
  • Make homemade pizza.
  • Play charades.
  • Pray together.

Linda Thompson

Bella Undaunted, 18500 92nd Ave, Tinley Park, IL, 60487, United States