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How to Beat Winter Break Boredom

Winter break is a fun time for kids — especially with all the gift exchanging and new toys to play with from the holidays! But sometimes children need entertained; here are some ideas for activities to keep the holidays jolly!!

Child cutting out craft paper into the shape of a tree

Indoor activities:

  1. Make a fun obstacle course in your living room with forts, tunnels and climbing

  2. Help them be creative by writing a story, they can even add illustrations

  3. Make some fun winter-themed crafts like snowflakes

  4. Break out the board games; try teaching them to play chess or checkers

  5. Make some fun clay sculptures

  6. Put together a puzzle

  7. Renew math skills with some flashcards

  8. Help your children write thank you cards for the presents they’ve received

 

Children on sled going down snow covered hill

Outdoor activities:

  1. Go sledding on a small hill near your house

  2. Make snow angels

  3. Try ice skating

  4. Build a snowman

  5. Make an igloo or a snow fort

  6. Have a snowball fight

 

Looking for more to do? Find more inspiration here!

 

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