Cure the Winter Blahs: Snow-Themed Activities for Kids

January in Minnesota is the worst of the worst of winter. Sub-zero temperatures, snow, ice, and stir crazy kids and parents all over the place! I'm beginning to gather a list of winter-themed ideas to keep us occupied on those days when being cooped up doing the same old thing is just not an option anymore.

If you're stuck indoors, never fear, here are some great wintery activities to try inside. But if it's warm enough for some outdoor fun, check out the last link for some great preschool-friendly outdoor ideas.

(Images: 1-4 as linked above, 5. Flickr user Italy Chronicles licensed for use under Creative Commons)

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Mari Richards is a product designer, shiny object addict, writer, and professor. With 400+ designs and 30+ industry awards, she is a freelance designer and design blogger at She is also a contributor at and