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10 Kid-Friendly Outdoor Activities for Winter Fun

The winter season is here! Temps are colder and the snow is falling. Time to venture out into the cold wintry weather. Maybe you live near the snow or you’re headed to a snowy location for a family vacation. I’ve got 10 outdoor ideas to help you enjoy the magical winter season. Bundle up!

Here are 10 Kid-Friendly Outdoor Activities for Winter Fun: 

10 Winter Ideas for Kids to Play Outdoors

1. Build a Snowman: Have all the supplies at the ready to build your very own snowman with this make-ahead kit.

2. Milk Jug Snow Scoop: Save your gallon milk jugs and recycle them into a fun scoop for snow.

3. Pretend Snow Bakery: Bring your baking cups, pans, and spoons into the snow, from Inner Child Fun.

4. Ice Marble Balloons: I’ve been wanting to try this activity for freezing water and making ice balloons, from Queen Vanna Creations.

5. Color Snow Spray: How fun is this color spray idea from The SITS Girls? Make a rainbow in the snow!

6. Snowy Volcano: We love to make homemade volcanos, but I love this idea from Growing a Jeweled Rose for making one out in the snow!

7. 4 Tips for Outdoor Success: Make your outdoor adventure a success with these 4 tips for family-friendly fun.

8. Icicle Ornaments: Gather all sorts of fun nature items and freeze them for a fun outdoor ornament, from Red Ted Art.

9. Family Hiking for All Seasons: Here are 5 tips and tricks for making hiking fun for the whole family, even in winter.

10. Hot Chocolate Party: Once you’ve ventured out into the cold wintry snow, come inside for a little hot cocoa to warm up! Here are a few recipes for hot chocolate and marshmallows!

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