Fun Winter Activities

Collection by Brain Balance Centers of St Louis

Brain Balance Centers of St Louis
The Snowman Factory Invitation to Create (with Homemade Playdough)~ Buggy and Buddy

Playdough Snowman Factory Winter Sensory Play

Having some winter activities for kids on hand can be great on those snowy or rainy days. Here’s one of our favorites using homemade playdough ~ a snowman factory! Children will have a blast creating all kinds of playdough snowmen! Follow our Winter Play and Learning Pinterest board! I thought the kids would have tons …

Handprint Penguin Craft for Kids to Make - Great winter art project |

Handprint Penguin Craft for Kids to Make - Crafty Morning

Make a fun handprint penguin craft for kids! It's an easy winter art project that is a great keepsake.

Winter Snowflake Homemade Slime (from Little Bins for Little Hands)

Winter Snowflake Slime Recipe

A snowfall right in your slime! Who doesn't love a good slime, and now homemade slime is so easy to make with the right slime recipe. This time we chose a cold weather theme for our winter snowflake slime! Beautiful, sparkly and perfect for the first snowfall! Making slime with kids is awesome science and sensory play for winter! WINTER SNOWFLAKE SLIME KIDS CAN MAKE! WINTER SLIME FOR KIDS We have used our liquid starch slime recipe over and over again and it has not failed us yet! It is so…

Apex Elementary Art: December 2011 @Megan N Koerner This would be adorable for your kiddos!

Apex Elementary Art

A blog dedicated to the students of Apex Elementary School located in Apex, NC.

life-size gingerbread house - a fun winter activity for kids using a big cardboard box

Our Life-Size Gingerbread House

UPDATED 2016 I made another gingerbread house this year. Once again, I worked by myself and it took about 2 hours. I took photos of the ...

Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds: WATERCOLORS ON ICE BLOCKS

Painting on Ice Blocks!

This post has gone viral because it's so easy! Our toddlers and preschoolers LOVED it. Perfect any time of the year!

Classroom Freebies: Silly Shaped Penguins. I know I teach high school, but I love it anyways.

Silly Shaped Penguins - Classroom Freebies

This 23-page penguin packet is a fun way for students to review shapes. The last penguin in the booklet is shaped like a shoe. Trace your students’ foot with their shoe on to make an adorable keepsake. The packet includes: Look! It’s A Penguin: A Shape Booklet 2 art “craftivities”. 10 shape flashcards you can make ... Read More about Silly Shaped Penguins

Simple science ice experiment for the kids. Perfect for the winter time.

Simple Science- Ice Experiment - Inner Child Fun

Do your kids love science? Even the simplest of experiments can be exciting activities of discovery and this ice experiment falls into that category. It’s very simple to put together, but also a lot of fun for kids to explore. Ice Experiment: Which added material (variable) will melt ice the fastest? What You’ll Need: Ice …

snowflake matching. look through the magnifying glass to match the small and big one. love this

winter: montessori style

Well there hasn't been many signs of winter around here... despite the inconsistent cold weather. I've been dreaming, hoping, and praying for some snow!! It's so pretty and peaceful....and being a teacher- I get the added bonus of snow days :-) Even though it's not snowing outside- it certainly is snowing inside...our classroom that is... Make your own snowman white paper with 3 different size circles/ basket with black hole punched circles, scraps of brown, black, red, and orange paper…

Creative Penguin Crafts for Kids to Make #Winter art project ideas! |

Creative Penguin Crafts for Kids to Make - Crafty Morning

Here is a huge list of penguin crafts for kids to make this winter! These are awesome art projects that are easy and creative to do.

Toddler Approved!: Painting on Ice

Painting on Ice - Toddler Approved

Yesterday we did some painting as part of NurtureStore's #simpleplay project. Instead of using paper, we decided to paint right on the ice. Materials Needed: water mixed with a half cup of baking soda and then frozen till solid (the baking soda turns the water super white) paint (in little containers) paint brushes paper towelsContinue Reading