Winter Crafts for Kids: Ideas for Cold Weather DIY Fun

Baby, it's cold outside! Stay warm and toasty indoors – and get abit creative with these DIY winter crafts for kids to enjoy.

When winter arrives in southeast Michigan, boy, does it make a statement! Things can get chilly pretty fast, and there can be plenty of snow and a polar-vortex chill for good measure. Brrrr.

Is your family looking for a DIY way to celebrate the cold season? Whether we’re in the midst of flurries or a thaw,  these winter crafts capture the fun and fluff of winter.

snowflake sensory bag

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 sun catcher

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!

weather station

My Weather Station

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

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cold weather sanity savers

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.