70+ Winter Activities for Toddlers, Preshoolers and Kindergarteners

 

Winter Activities for Toddlers Preschool and Kindergarten

 

 

Can you believe it is the beginning of the year already?

 

As I am writing this, it is January 1st.

 

A new and fresh start of the year! 

 

I hope all you wish for and would like to achieve, that you do. 

 

And if you don’t, that’s okay too. 🙂

 

There’s always room for new ideas and moving forward with what’s the best thing for you and I. 🙂

 

I’ve compiled a grand list (as I always do for each of the seasons) to help you and I get a little work done around the house, create an epic dinner or just relax on your comfy couch while keeping your littles entertained, learning and having fun – winter themed of course! 🙂

 

The winter themed categories within this post are as follows: 

 

  • Winter Activities for Toddlers

  • Winter Activities for Preschoolers

  • Winter Activities for Kindergarten

  • Sensory Activities for Winter

  • Winter Arts and Crafts for Kids

 

 

Along with these amazing ideas by some fantastic bloggers I will also add a list of indoors/outdoors winter activity ideas you can try with your littles:

 

What to do with kids in winter? What are the activities in winter? 

 

If you find yourself asking these questions, here are some ideas: 

 

  • Build a snowman

  • Make Snow Angels in the snow

  • Winter Nature Treasure Hunt 

  • Catch Snowflakes with your mouth

  • Painting Snow with Dyed Water Ketchup Bottles

  • Painting Ice

  • Sledding in the snow

  • Build a snow fort

  • Write Letters in the snow with a nature stick

 

 

What can you do indoors in the winter?

 

  • Winter Sensory Bin 

  • Paper Snowflake Cutouts

  • Pom Pom Winter Tree Craft

  • Frozen Pom Poms Sensory Bottle

  • Build a Snowman Craft with Loose Parts

  • Make a snowglobe

  • Indoor obstacle course with taped floor

  • Snowflake art using glue and construction paper

  • Make faux snow (What is faux snow? How do you make fake snow? Tap here.) 

 

 

Looking for more indoor/outdoor activities you can try with your littles? Check out this post with over 280 play ideas

 

 

 

**I am creating a printable for my preschooler every other day and below is one of them for winter. To learn more about it after watching the video, click on shop at the top of this page. **

 

 

 

Do these questions look familiar? 

What do you do with toddlers in the winter?

How do I keep my toddler active in the winter? 

What can I do with my preschooler and kindergartener in the winter? 

 

 

I’ve got you covered! With over 70+ ideas in 5 different categories, for ages 1-6 by some fantastic bloggers you’ll be good to go! 

 

 

Let’s get into them, shall we? 🙂

 

 

Winter Activities for Toddlers   

 

Winter Activities for Toddlers

 

 

Snow Paint – Busy Toddler 

 

Winter Books for Kids – Teaching Mama

 

Snowflake Bracelets – Happily Ever Mom

 

Snowball Water Play – Fantastic Fun and Learning 

 

Snowy Winter Trees – My Bored Toddler

 

Snowman Pom Pom Drop – Happy Tot Shelf

 

Easy Colorful Paper Towel Snowflakes – Toddler Approved

 

A Snowy Winter Scene – Fun with Mama

 

Colouring the Snow for Tots – Happy Hooligans 

 

Paper Plate Snowman – The Simple Parent 

 

Handprint Snowman Gift Cards – Emma Owl

 

Winter Tree Craft – Fantastic Fun and Learning 

 

Build a Snowman Sensory Bag – Raising Dragons

 

Foot Print Snow Man – Emma Owl 

 

Freezing Bubbles in Winter – Little Bins for Little Hands 

 

 

 

Winter Activities for Preschool 

 

Winter Activities for Preschool

 

 

Fork Painted Snowflake – Happy Toddler Play Time

 

A Long Winter’s Nap Activity – Days with Grey

 

Snowball Counting Activity – Play Teach Repeat

 

Winter Bird Feeders – Fireflies and Mudpies

 

Winter Ice Jewels – Fireflies and Mudpies

 

Snowflake Crowns for Kids – Happily Ever Mom

 

Indoor Ice Skating – Play Teach Repeat 

 

Paper Snowflake Puzzle – How Wee Learn

 

Winter Mitten Craft for Preschoolers – House a Forest

 

Winter Small World Play – Little Pine Learners 

 

Winter Preschool Art – Kids Activities Blog

 

TP Stacking and Counting Snowman – Happy Tot Shelf

 

Snowy Day Alphabet Writing Tray – School Time Snippets 

 

Snowman Toss Game for Kids – Toddler Approved 

 

Colored Ice Cubes in the Snow for Preschool – Happy Hooligans 

 

Preschool Letter Hunt in Pretend Snow – Coffee Cups and Crayons

 

Snow Volcano – Raising Dragons

 

How to make Snow Ice Cream – Little Bins for Little Hands

 

 

 

Winter Activities for Kindergarten 

 

Winter Activities for Kindergarten

 

Polar Regions Kids Activities – Montessori from the Heart

 

Winter Science Experiments – Hello Wonderful 

 

Build and Igloo – Kids Craft Room

 

Painting the Snow – The Resourceful Mama

 

Snow Shovel Race – Housing a Forest 

 

Winter Mason Jar Lanterns – Mama Papa Bubba

 

Let’s Make Snowflakes – Kids Activities Blog

 

Marshmallow Sculptures with Hot Chocolate – B Inspired Mama

 

Frozen Snowstorm in a Jar – B Inspired Mama

 

Penguin Life Cycle Printables – Fun with Mama

 

Simple Polar Bear Origami – Red Ted Art

 

Newspaper Polar Bear – I Heart Crafty Things 

 

Easy Beaded Snowflakes – The Inspired Tree House

 

 

 

Sensory Activities for Winter  

 

Sensory Activities for Winter

 

 

Winter Sensory Bin – Busy Toddler 

 

Snowman Sticky Wall – Happy Toddler Play Time

 

Winter Counting Sensory Table – The Imagination Tree

 

Ice Sensory Play with Flower Confetti – Little Pine Learners

 

Winter Sensory Bin – Days with Grey

 

Sorting Arctic Animals Sensory Bin – Montessori from the Heart

 

Fluffy Snowman Slime – The Best Ideas for Kids

 

Winter Sensory Tray – The Chaos and the Clutter 

 

Winter Sensory Bin – Teaching Mama

 

Winter Wonderland Sensory Bin – The Chaos and the Clutter

 

Winter Playdough Invitation to Play – My Bored Toddler

 

Winter Nature Sensory Soup – Mama Papa Bubba 

 

Winter Nature Sensory Bin – Natural Beach Living

 

Melted Snowman Slime Recipe – Coffee Cups and Crayons

 

Winter Sensory Play – Teach Investigate Play 

 

Sparkly Snow Slime – Imagination Tree

 

Rainbow Snow Slime – Epic – Childhood

 

 

 

 

 

Winter Arts and Crafts for Kids  

 

Winter Arts and Crafts for Kids

 

 

Potato Masher Penguin – Happy Toddler Playtime

 

Waddling Penguin Winter Craft – Buggy and Buddy

 

Paper Plate Melting Snowman – Buggy and Buddy 

 

Winter Animal Handprints – The Best Ideas for Kids

 

Winter Squeejee Painting – Hello Wonderful 

 

Crayons Resist Winter Landscape – How Wee Learn

 

Winter Sugar Painting for Kids – Kids Craft Room

 

Egg Box Penguin Craft – Kids Craft Room

 

Snowman Pinch Pots – Red Ted Art

 

Snowman Snowglobe Craft – Coffee Cups and Crayons

 

6 sided Snowflake Paper Craft – Twitchetts

 

Salt Dough Snowman Art – Creative Family Fun 

 

DIY Winter Fairy Peg Dolls – Rhythms of Play 

 

Paper Plate Snowman Craft – Crafty Morning 

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