It may be freezing cold and blowing a gale, but there are so many good reasons why kids need to play outside during winter. Dress them up warm and let them play in the dirt, the frost and the rain. Theyll have lots of fun outside in the fresh air.
Parents often withdraw their kids from swimming classes in winter as a precautionary measure each year as the temperature drops. When they return to swimming later in the year, not only have they missed out on the many benefits of swimming, they find that their kids still caught all the colds that went around. Check out these tips and keep your kids swimming throughout winter.
Looking for fun rainy day activities for toddlers or preschoolers? Things you can do indoors when it's raining outside? Have a go at doing some of these ideas. Being stuck inside with young children on cold wet days is hard on both children and parents. Here are some fun, cheap and educational things that you can do that use everyday materials you have around the house.