20 Things to do on a Snow Day

Happy Snow Day! If school is canceled and you’re looking for something fun to do at home, check out our list filled with things to do on a snow day!

20 Things to do on a Snow Day:

  1. Make snow ice cream. Recipe here.
  2. Paint the snow with DIY snow paint. Instructions here.
  3. Make giant frozen ballon marbles. Instructions here.
  4. Make an obstacle course around the living room. Idea here.
  5. Conduct a science experiment. Here are 31 easy science experiments using common household items.
  6. Write a secret message using invisible ink, aka lemon juice. Instructions here.
  7. Tape a length of string across the room as a net and play balloon volleyball inside.
  8. Have a tea party.

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  1. Skype with out of town family.
  2. Pretend its spring and have a picnic in the living room.
  3. Build a giant fort out of blankets, chairs, and pillows.
  4. Have an extra amazon box laying around? Here are 32 fun, creative, and educational things to do with a cardboard box.
  5. Make a painter’s tape maze and then have the kids dribble or kick a ball through it.
  6. Set up laundry basket skee ball. Instructions here.
  7. Do a science experiment in the kitchen. Here is a link for 13 Kitchen Science Projects.
  8. Practice Origami. Click here for 15 different ideas.
  9. Make homemade rock candy. Recipe here.

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  1. Hand the kitchen over to the kids and play restaurant.
  2. Play bingo. If you don’t have a bingo set you can download printable bingo here.
  3. Teach your kids YOUR favorite card game.
  4. Set up DIY laser tag. Instructions here.
What are you doing on your snow day! Tell us below and we can add your ideas to our list!
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