Got cabin fever? You are not alone. Being stuck inside all winter can build anyone antsy.
- Make homespun hot cocoa with marshmallows.
- Go sledging along. (Don’t forget to bundle up and produce the bike helmets for accessorial safety!)
- Make paper snowflakes and droop them up in surprising places around your home.
- Go bowling. If your children are young, strive the ‘duck-pins’ for tiny ones. Use your phone’s camera to form a slow-motion video of the snow accumulating outside your window.
- Make a graph showing every day’s high and low temperatures for the week. Then build predictions regarding next week and see who’s closest to every day’s actual temperature.
- Make frozen dessert using snow.
- Have a snowball fight.
- Play board games along, and take care to introduce the youngsters to some of your favorites!
- Make a pine cone bird feeder using spread and birdseed. Then droop it outside a window where you will get to check the birds relish the treat day by day.
Make salutation cards for residents of a neighbourhood institution. Then take a ‘field trip’ to deliver them along.
- Buy a kid-sized shovel and shovel the private road or walkway along. (If the snow is de facto deep, take care to carve out a ‘lighter’ space for your youngsters to figure.)
- Visit your native library and explore books on winter themes. Then click and take alternate turns reading to one another. Bonus: use your phone to record each other reading then save the recordings for bedtime stories on a night when you’re extra exhausted.
- Draw and color a mural showing a winter scene. Then droop it up in your front room wherever the kids can relish seeing it daily, or mail it to a loved one who lives in a section of the country unaccustomed to snow.
- Take a knitting class at your native craft store and build hats for every alternative.
- Fill a twig bottle with coloured water and write within the snow.
- Bundle up and take a walk throughout a snowstorm.
- Make a snowman sun catcher and droop it in a window that catches the intense morning sun.
- Collect previous winter coats from relatives and friends. Then donate them to local charity.
- Use the rear facet of some leftover paper to draw and color life-sized picture of one another.