It’s a familiar scene: The weather is freezing. The house is full of restless kids. And you’ve got an afternoon left to kill. What do you do? You’ve cycled through “Frozen” at least 20 times and you’ve practically memorized all of the Monopoly cards. If you hear that little toy engine beep again, you’re afraid you might throw it out the window. There’s only one solution: Take them outside. This may sound counterintuitive given the frigid temperatures, but wintertime is actually one of the best seasons to play outside with kids. As long as they’re properly bundled up
, the possibilities are endless.
To help you come up with some ideas, we’ve made a list below of some of the simplest and most enjoyable winter activities to do outside with the kiddos—for you and for them. Take a look to get some inspiration.