8 Winter Activities for Kids to Encourage Creativity

Even when it’s cold and snowy outdoors, there’s still tons of fun activities for kids to do in the winter! Last week’s winter themed Discover & Explore was full of all kinds of winter themed crafts, snacks, and learning activities. This week I’m excited to be featuring winter activities for kids that encourage creativity!

8 Winter Activities for Kids to Encourage Creativity

Often in winter we find ourselves indoors more often due to the cold and snowy weather. But don’t let that stop your creative juices from flowing! Here’s 8 snowy activities and winter crafts for kids that will encourage creativity!

8 Winter Activities for Kids to Encourage Creativity

Build a Snowman Activity Tray from Happy Hooligans- This is such a fun way to encourage creativity with a few simple craft materials! I’ll for sure be setting this up as an invitation to create this winter for the kiddos!

Create a Snowman

Pinecone Winter Fairies from Life with Moore Babies- I love these precious little winter fairies! I can see them inspiring all kinds of imaginative play!

Pinecone Winter Fairies

Snow Cooking from My Nearest and Dearest- What a great way to bring imaginative play outside in the snow! I just love the use of natural materials in the play!

Snow Cooking

Ice Jewels from Life with Moore Babies- These ice jewels are so simple to make and inspire all kinds of creative play!

Ice Jewels

Snowflake Suncatcher Garland from Homegrown Friends- This winter craft for kids is just amazing! What a fun way to decorate your home for winter!

Snowflake Suncatcher Garland

Snowy Scene Paper Project from Artchoo- This winter art project requires very few materials and allows for all kinds of open-ended creating!

Snowy Scene Paper Project

Eye Dropper Snow Painting from How Wee Learn- Invite your children to paint outside in the snow with just a few materials!

Snow Painting for Kids

Make Your Own Play Snow from Danya Banya- This fun sensory material will inspire all kinds of winter themed creating! I can’t wait to try it at home!

Make your own Play Snow from just three ingredients_p

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  1. Thanks for including our Fairies and Ice Jewels in your great round up!

  2. Thank you so much for including our Snowflake Suncatcher Garland. What a nice surprise on this snowy day 🙂 Pinning!


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