Winter Playground Ideas
- Backyard Winter Playground - From snow slides to a winter golf course, Disney has some great ideas for fun with a winter playground.
- Safety for Playing on a Playground in the Winter - The Ontario School Boards' Insurance Exchange has some very practical safety advice for playing on playground equipment in the winter months.
- Having Fun in the Winter - A good resource for parents that explains how to keep kids safe when they are playing in a winter playground. It covers topics such as the benefits of winter play and avoiding injuries related to the cold.
- Playground Maintenance - Good advice on how to make sure that your playground is safe in the winter and throughout the rest of the year as well.
Winter Games for Kids
- Great Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids - The Appalachian Mountain Club has a list of winter fun activities that every kid would enjoy.
- 5 Fun Winter Activities for Kids - Indoor and outdoor activities that kids can do to stay warm and active during the winter.
- Wintertime Neighborhood Games - Here are some fun ways to get all of the kids in the neighborhood together to have fun outside when the winter snow is falling.
- Beat Cabin Fever - Some fun outdoor activities designed to get kids out into the snow and getting exercise.
- Outdoor Winter Activities - Information from Montreal Children's Hospital on how to keep your kids healthy while they play in the snow.
- Fun Games to Play in the Snow - Boy's Life Magazine gives a rundown on some of the best winter outdoor activities for older boys. Some of the more interesting games are snow tug of war and snow baseball.
- 5 Benefits Of Outdoor Winter Play - Some very good reasons to encourage outdoor winter play in your children.
- 20 Outdoor Winter Activities for Tykes - Safe and fun ways for your kids to enjoy the great outdoors during the winter.
Winter Activities for the Whole Family
- Cold, Ice, and Snow Safety - Good advice on keeping the whole family healthy when you are out enjoying the winter weather.
- 50 Fun Winter Activities - A check list of things that you and your family can do to have fun outside during the winter.
- Winter Family Games - If anyone knows how to have family fun in the winter, it would be Canadians. Here is a list of some great family games that can be played all winter long.
- Outdoor Winter Activities for the Whole Family - A quick guide to winter activities that everyone can take part in.
- Fun Things to do this Winter - Here are some extremely interesting takes on summer outdoor activities that have been adapted for the winter. This includes family activities such as winter gardening and planning a winter picnic.
- Unlock the Fun of the Great Outdoors - This list will show you how to do things like bird watching and animal tracking in the winter with everyone in the family.
- Top 10 Winter Break Activities - 10 ways for families to beat the winter blues.
- Winter Fitness Activities - Keep the whole family healthy this winter with these suggestions.
- Winter Adventures - 5 winter adventures the whole family can enjoy.
- Snow Games - Indoor winter snow games for the family.
- Family Winter Activities - The Child Development Institute offers these outdoor winter fun tips for the whole family.
Indoor Fun During Cold Winter Weather
- Fun and Games - Indoor activities from the Museum of Play.
- 5 Ideas for Active Family Fun During Winter Break - Some suggestions for indoors and outdoors activities during the winter.
- Rainy and Snowy Day Activities - Peaceful Playgrounds offers a list of resources that parents can use to keep kids entertained and engaged in healthy activities indoors during those cold winter months.
- Indoor Activities for the Cold Winter Months - A more scientific look at indoor winter fun.
- Indoor Fun for Kids of all Ages - A variety of indoor activities that children and their parents can do together.
- Seasonal Affective Disorder: Help Kids Beat the Winter Blues - Some good information for parents with very special children.
- Keeping Kids Active During the Winter Months - A step-by-step approach to indoor winter activities.
- Winter Crafts for Kids - Fun arts and crafts that kids can do at home.
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