Snack Idea: cocoa and toast points for dipping, for après-snow warmth.
Here are ways to have more fun in
the snow after sledding, snowman-building and snow-angel creation have already
Fill squeeze bottles with water and different colors of food coloring.
Let the kids go out and spray up a storm!
Mix watercolor or tempera paint in plastic containers and bring the paint
outside with larger paintbrushes; they'll have fun finishing a snowman in
If you're lucky enough to have icicles on your roofline, you can use
them. Or freeze a tray of ice cubes with a popsicle stick coming out of each
cube. Cover a table with newspaper. Set out watercolor paper or waxed paper.
Let your child rub designs with their "icicles," real (better wear mittens) or
fabricated, across the surface of the paper, then sprinkle dry paint over the
On a winter day with no snow, spray shaving cream on a table or placemat.
Let your child fingerpaint with it. When the design is completed, press a piece
of dark construction paper over it. Voila! A snow scene!