26 Kids Winter Boredom Craft Busters

Looking for some activities to keep the kids entertained while its still too cold or wet to go outside? I found some really good ideas over at tip junkie. Why not use some of these ideas until the weather starts to warm up and spring arrives.

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Snow Craft

1.  Snow Ball Soap ~ Hide a small toy inside and they are the perfect gift for kids to make each other! Keep a few around for bath time fun this winter or on display in your bathroom. 

2.  Ice Ornaments ~ Make these cute and easy ice ornaments with your kiddos this winter to put some fun in those long, cold days. 

3.  Peg Dolls Winter Wonderland ~ Make your own winter scene using cardboard and the free templates.  Using cardboard makes them extra durable.  {{wink}}

4.  Winter Wonderland Windowscape ~ These snowflake suncatchers are absolutely dreamy!  Kids can paint the suncatchers with suncatcher transparent paint, string and hang them in front of the nearest window or even in a tree.

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How To Make Snow Ice Cream

5.  Winter Ice Cream Shop ~ Here is a great way to bring the winter fun inside where it’s warm! A clever way to keep the toddler to elementary school aged kids in your home occupied with a ice cream shop serving fresh snow! The kids will love it, and you’ll love how easy this is to set up and put away!

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Snowcraft

6.  Snow Window {indoor sensory play} ~ You don’t have to have snow to enjoy this snow craft.  Kids can use their imagination and creativity to build a winter scene using q-tips, cotton balls, cotton pads and contact paper. 

7.  Ice Marbles ~ This is a great post with an idea that could double as both a science lesson and just plain fun! Using water balloons and some really cold winter weather you’ll get some pretty ice marbles. Easy to make and super fun to see!

8.  Arctic Slime ~ A fun boredom buster your kiddo’s will love.  It’s super easy and cheap.  All the ingredients can be found in your local grocery store.

See the rest of the crafts here.

20+ Frozen crafts and recipes for kids

Here are some inspired frozen crafts and recipes for your kids to try. I really want to try the silly putty, im a glitter magpie sometimes!

20 Frozen Activities and recipes for kids

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Melting Elsa’s Frozen Hands – a salt and ice experiment

 

 

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Frozen Fractals Soup – Ice and Water Play

 

 

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Frozen Sensory Bin 

 

 

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Frozen Clean Mud – a “frozen” twist of our traditional clean mud recipe

 

 

Frozen Fractals Ice Sculptures

Frozen Fractals Ice Sculptures – building with coloured ice cubes

 

Other Frozen Activities and Recipes from around the web:

Frozen Recipes:

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Blue Rock Candy  – Do It and How

 

 

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Blue Velvet Cupcakes – Pint Sized Treasures

 

 

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Frozen Jello Ice Cubes – Bubbly Nature Creations

 

 

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Frozen Party Punch – Comfy in the Kitchen

 

Frozen Sensory & Science Activities:

 

 

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Frozen Play Dough – The Imagination Tree

 

 

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Frozen Silly Putty – Paging Fun Moms

 

 

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Frozen Erupting Snow – Paging Fun Moms

 

 

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Frozen Vinegar Science Activity – Inspiration Laboratories

 

Creative Frozen Play Ideas:

 

 

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Frozen Paint – Growing A Jewelled Rose

 

 

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Frozen Story Stones – Red Ted Art

 

Frozen Discovery Bottles:

 

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Frozen Chill Bottle – LalyMom

 

 

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Frozen Olaf Snowstorm Bottle – 30 Minute Crafts

 

Frozen Printables:

 

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Frozen Printable Activities & Colouring Pages – Mom Endeavours

 

 

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Frozen Craft Puppets – Red Ted Art

 

find more here.

Groundhog Day crafts- 6 more weeks of Winter crafts

So Phil the groundhog, see more here, has predicitred 6 more weeks of winter by seeing his shadow.

Groundhog day crafts

So it seems we are in for at least 6 more weeks of winter, but fear not i will come to your rescue with some winter craft ideas to keep your little ones occupied but happy at the same time!

Come back and visit us for more ideas, in the meantime here are a few to keep you going.

50 ways to keep your kids entertained during a blizzard.

Frozen Paint art for kids.

and lots more here.