#1 – Set up an indoor hopscotch grid using masking tape.
#2 – Make greeting cards for loved ones like grandparents.
Here are some crafty card ideas to help you get started.
#3 – Create a touch-and-feel box.
Do this by cutting a hole out of an old shoe box and filling it with different items that your child will be able to identify by feel.
#4 – Create snowflakes out of paper.
#5 – Create snow paintings.
Break out the crayons, paintbrushes and pencils. Alternatively, you can take the painting outside and use the outdoors as your canvas!
#6 – Have an indoor picnic.
#7 – Make homemade finger paints.
Momtastic has a great recipe for making edible, homemade finger paint!
#8 – Make an indoor snow fort.
Get creative by using pillows, blankets, cardboard, and more!
#9 – Get a jump start on Valentine’s Day.
It’s never too early to start on your Valentine’s Day cards. Here are some great, kid-friendly ideas to help you get started.
#10 – Sock toss
Arrange baskets, buckets, or paper bags in the middle of your living room floor, stuff socks into balls. Whoever gets the most socks in the baskets wins.
#11- Host an indoor fashion show.
Not only is it fun, but it can be a great way to go through your kids’ clothing and create donation piles for charity ;)
#12 – Have a treasure hunt.
Hide objects around your home, form teams, and let the search begin!
#13 – Make magazine mosaics.
Use old magazines in creative, artistic ways. Sketch a design onto a paper plate or piece of paper and have children cut out different colors or shapes. Use glue and a paintbrush to make a creative collage. Grab some ideas here.
#14 – Bake something fun.
There are tons of fun snow-themed cooking activities for kids here.
#15 – Play winter Mad Libs.
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