8 Snow Activities for Parents and Kids

8 Snow Activities for Parents and Kids

Winter weather has struck again in the greater Cleveland/Akron area — and that means some snowy activities. We combed Pinterest for some unique indoor and outdoor boredom busters to help you keep the kids entertained at home. Check our list below for some highlights.

Need more inspiration? Check out our Snow Day Crafts & Activities board on Pinterest!


Outdoor Fun

Snow Volcano 

Snow + STEM = fun! All you need is vinegar, baking soda and dish soap (plus a little food coloring for more life-like lava) for this cool science experiment. Courtesy of Science Sparks

Ice Ornaments

Gather up some natural treasures and freeze them into ice ornaments, then hang them and see how easy and beautiful frozen suncatchers can be. Courtesy of Take Them Outside

DIY Birdseed Ornament

Many birds stick around Northeast Ohio for the winter. Keep the kids busy and feed these hardy birds by making and hanging these tasty treats. Courtesy of Little Project for Kid

Frozen Bubbles

Who said blowing bubbles was just a summertime activity? Take those bubble wands outside for this mesmerizing experiment. Courtesy of 101 Picture Books


Indoor Adventure

Felt Snowman

Create a snowman that young kids can build all on their own with a couple yards of felt fabric cut into body and accessory shapes. Courtesy of Life With My Littles

Snow Slime

Create gooey, sparkly “snow” slime that your kids will want to play with for hours. Courtesy of Good Housekeeping

Edible Snowman Craft

Use marshmallows, pretzel sticks and assorted candy to create a super cute snowman that doubles as a tasty snack! Courtesy of Marty’s Musings

Paper Plate Penguin Wreath

Grab a couple of paper plates to make this adorable penguin wreath you’d want to leave hanging all winter long. Courtesy of Kids Craft Room


Originally published at NortheastOhioParent.com in January 2019.

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