Winter Crafts for Kids: Ideas for Cold Weather DIY Fun

The weather the past few days is STARTING to feel like winter; knowing how crazy the temperatures have been the past few weeks, this week’s roundup is dedicated to all things chilly, just in case it’s warm again next week! For children who have been craving some snow time, take a look at these winter crafts. They’ll hopefully put them in a chillier spirit as we kick off January and 2016.

Snowflake Sensory Bag

We’ve been lacking on snow, so that means we’ve been lacking on snowflakes, too. B-Inspired Mama has the solution – make your own snowflake sensory bag.


Crystal Suncatcher Craft

Pair a dose of crafting with a dose of science! Babble Dabble Do shows you how to make your very own crystal suncatchers. What are the crystals made from? Salt!


My Weather Station

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Have your children act as junior meteorologists with this free printable from Mr. Printables. With the way our Michigan weather has been going, a station like this will come in very handy!


Cold Weather Sanity Savers

Here’s a great post to bookmark for those cold days when no one can decide on a project. Fireflies and Mudpies has a few ideas your children are sure to enjoy when the weather outside is too cold.