January is the perfect time to come up with some fun snowman winter activities and treats to keep the kids engaged and occupied. I have gathered up 10 recipes, activities, and goodies to keep your kids busy for a while, and having a good time as we wait for spring to arrive. Good news...only one of the 10 ideas require any snow! I hope you will enjoy engaging, reading, and playing with your children, and embracing this special time before the busy warmer seasons hit us once again.
*Each of the ideas has a link below it which leads to the orignal source, and will give you all the details for supplies and ingredients and instructions. Be inspired this winter!
1.) Gather up your leftover Christmas lights and some supplies from around the house and make these charming milk jug snowman lights.
Glowing Milk Jug Snowmen from Stuff by Ash
2.) This is a cute snowman craft using marshmallows. A great indoor activity to keep little hands busy.
Marshmallow Snowman Kids Art from Happy Home Fairy
3.) The traditional snowball cookies are perfect for this time of year. Why not whip up a batch of these and surprise the kids.
Snowball Cookies from Finding Home.
4. ) I like surprising my kids with fun snacks. So how about a bagel snowman?
Fun Food Snowman Kids Snack from In Lieu of Preschool
5.) I created fall paint pictures with my kids using Q-tips, which was one of my kid's favorite projects. Now we can't wait to make this simple winter version.
6.) How about frying up some tortillas snowflakes sprinkled with powdered sugar? Yum!
Snowflake Tortilla Treats from Happy Clippings.
7.) Who wouldn't love a snowman pizza to warm up the tummy?
Snowman Kids Pizza from Delia Creates.
8.) I love this yarn snowman craft! Perfect for having out during January and February.
Snowman Craft From Parent Magazine
9.) These look like so much fun, especially for the older kids. Colored ice balls to put in the snow. Be sure to click over for the instructions!
Colored Ice Balls from Hurrayic.
10.) Winter is a great time for lots of extra reading time, and here is a round up of 6 books to read to your kids on snow and winter.
Collection of 6 Recommended Snow Books From The Speech House.
There's lots of fun to be had after the holidays. Winter is a great time of year to settle in and make some out-of-the-box snowman fun stuff. Most of all take some time out to make memories with your kids. They love special things done for them, and it's a way we as moms can serve our family.
Denise from Denise In Bloom