Snow is beautiful and fun for kids of all ages to play in.
Bring this fun indoors with these snow-themed activities! Plus, most of these activities only need a few supplies that you may already have around the house. We tried several of them during the recent snow day, and are excited to try out the rest this winter!
1. Snow Ice Cream
We made Snow Ice Cream for the first time this year, and it was a hit! It is a very simple recipe for turning fresh snow into ice cream! - Find Time for Fun
- 2 large bowlfuls of fresh snow
- 1 can evaporated milk or 1 cup milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1 cup sugar
2. Honey Snow Candy
Homemade Honey Snow Candy - Another simple recipe using fresh snow to create a sweet treat! - Find Time for Fun
3. Puffy Snowman Art
Mix equal parts glue and shaving cream to create Puffy Snowman Art (add some glitter for extra sparkle)! - Oopsey Daisy
4. Crystal Snowflakes
We made these Crystal Snowflakes recently at the Omaha Children's Museum, and the kids loved them! - Blissfully Domestic
5. Snow Slime
6. Snow Clay
Love all of the possibilities with this homemade Snow Clay using baking soda, corn starch, and water (peppermint extract and glitter are optional)! -Growing A Jeweled Rose
7. Paper Plate Polar Bear
This fun Polar Bear is perfect for preschoolers using only a paper plate, cotton balls, and construction paper.
8. Magic Snow
Make your own snow with just baking soda + shaving cream, and then add a little vinegar to make magic snow! -Growing A Jeweled Rose
9. Puffy Paint Snowflakes
Create your own paint with flour, baking powder, salt, food coloring, and water to make Puffy Painted Snowflakes. We used paintbrushes and painted on paper plates - so much fun! - Things to Share & Remember
10. Wintertime Crafts
Enjoy playing in the snow!
Julie is married and a mom to two young children who loves enjoying all that Omaha has to offer. She provides a helpful resource for family-friendly activities and events in and around Omaha at FamilyFuninOmaha.com. Find many ideas for upcoming local events posted weekly, Kids Eat Free, and an Omaha Kids Calendar!