There’s just something magical about a snow day, and we wanted to share our favorite ways to play in the snow. From making a unique snowman to crating rainbow ice marbles, there are so many things you can do in the snow!
Playing In The Snow
Playing in the snow is one of the most fun things I can remember growing up. Heck, I even have a blast playing in the snow as an adult. That being said, there are so many ways to have fun and play. Build, create, play games… the possibilities are endless when it comes to playing in the snow.
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Ways to Play in the Snow
1. Rainbow Ice balls
Make rainbow ice balls to play with! via Craftulate
2. Decorate A Snow Man
Decorate a snow man with candy pieces for a unique and fun look. via Parents
3. Fresh Snow Ice Cream
Grab some fresh snow and make snow ice cream — it’s a snow day tradition! via Foodie Fun
4. Squirt Bottle Snow Paint
Squirt bottles can be used to paint in the snow. via The Nerd’s Wife
5. Cookie Cutter Snow Shapes
Use cookie cutters to make snow shapes and paint them. via A Little Pinch of Perfect
6. Mr. Potato Head Snowman
Use parts from Mr. Potato Head toys to make a potato head snowman. via Happy Hooligans
7. Snowball Fight
Have a snowball fight without freezing your hands off with a snowball maker.
8. Build A Snow Volcano
Build a snow volcano and watch it erupt! via Growing a Jeweled Rose
9. Freeze Water Balloons With Food Coloring
Freeze water balloons with food coloring to make giant ice marbles. via Queen Vanna
10. Build and Paint A Snowman
Build and paint a snow man. via Easy Peasy and Fun
11. Rainbow Sculptures In The Snow
Use colored ice cubes to make rainbow sculptures in the snow! via Happy Hooligans
12. DIY Snow Shoes
Use cardboard to cut out snow shoes that look like monster feet. via Apartment Therapy
13. Bubble Freeze
Fill a bowl with bubble solution and watch the bubbles freeze. via Fireflies and Mudpies
14. Tic Tac Toe In The Snow
Sticks and pine cones become game pieces when you play tic tac toe in the snow! via Parents
15. Winter Bird Feeders
Freeze bird seed and fruit to create winter bird feeders. via Hello Glow
16. Beautiful Frozen Patterns
Blow bubbles in the snow — if it’s cold enough, they’ll freeze with beautiful patterns. via ThoughtCo
17. Ice Snow Catchers
Make ice snow catchers and hang them around your yard! via Hub Pages
18. Make Snow Candy
Make snow candy, just like they did in Little House on the Prairie. via Happily Uprooted
19. Snow Lanterns
Pile snowballs around a tea light for gorgeous snow lanterns. via Little Green Fingers
20. Snow Day Bucket List
Now that you’ve tried these, here are even more snow play ideas! And don’t miss our snow day bucket list.
21. Make Snow Angels
Snow angels are the most classic way to play in the snow. And you can learn how to make the most perfect snow angel! It’s so much fun.
22. Build A Snow Fort
If you have enough snow and time, you can build a snow fort. We used to do this as children and it was so much fun to have our own little igloo. My mom even brought us snacks and hot cocoa so we could play in our snow fort even longer.
23. Sledding…Need I Say More
If you have snow, a hill, and a sled… you can spend hours zooming and zipping about. Guess what? You don’t even need a sled! My sisters and I used cardboard boxes growing up.
24. Sand Toys Make Great Snow Toys
Break out the sand toys! You can mold and shape snow and make snow castles! You could other toys to play in the snow like snow molds, toy excavators, and dump trucks. Build snow sculptures!
25. Snow Ball Fight
Nothing beats a snow ball fight on a snowy day. The whole family can toss snowballs at each other in our own backyard!
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What are more ways to play in the snow? What play snow activities do you and your kids do?