Sensory bins help keep kiddos entertained while learning. Fill a big container with snow outside and throw in their favorite toys. Your little ones can play with it and discover how much faster the snow melts when they’re inside.
Spend your next cold day by doing some learning at home with an exciting project. Crystalize your own snowflakes overnight with pipe cleaners and a few household ingredients.
If you can’t play outside in the snow, then eat it! These homemade snow cones take minutes to make as long as you can easily find clean, white snow.
Are you kids still obsessed with DIY slime? They’ll be mesmerized by this sparkling snow substitute. Quick tip: place the finished product in the fridge for about an hour to make it feel cold like snow.
Transform ice into a masterpiece with vibrant snow paint. It’s easy to make too — all you need is a few squeeze bottles mixed with water and 5-10 drops of food coloring. Your kids can now “paint” fresh snow while warming up.
If you have a child who’s obsessed with the snow, give homemade snow a try when there isn’t any outside. This super soft snow also works great for your sensory bin activities.
Here’s a snowman you don’t have to worry about melting away. This art activity involves puffy paint, which is a fun way to play with another smooth and fluffy texture indoors.
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This article originally published on Jan. 10, 2018. It has been updated with the most recent information.