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Have a go at some of these fun winter activities with your toddlers and pre-school kids this year.
5 Reasons why kids need to play outside in winter

5 Reasons why kids need to play outside in winter

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. They’ll have lots of fun outside in the fresh air.
15 Fun Winter Activities

15 Fun Winter Activities

Just because it’s cold and wet outside, doesn’t mean kids can’t have fun during winter. Here are 15 activities that will keep them entertained during the colder months.
Keeping kids entertained inside during winter

Keeping kids entertained inside during winter

Check out these ideas to help keep you and your little ones busy, stimulated and entertained inside over the winter months. Fun things you can do together when the weather turns cold and wet. The activities have been separated into approximate age groups, but some activities are great for all ages to try.
Swimming in winter

Swimming in winter

Parents often withdraw their children 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 child still caught all the colds that went around. Check out these tips and keep your kids swimming throughout winter.
Make your own snow paint

Make your own snow paint

Such a fun thing to do during winter and so easy to make. No need to go outside! Stay warm indoors and help your kids make their own snow creations.
Rainy day fun

Rainy day fun

Being stuck inside with young children on cold wet days is hard on both children and parents. There are many fun educational things that you can do that use everyday materials you have around the house at very little cost.
Make your own snow play dough

Make your own snow play dough

Playing with snow dough is great fun for kids all year round, not just in winter. All you need are just 2 basic ingredients! Check out this super easy snow recipe.
Make your own erupting snow

Make your own erupting snow

Erupting snow is a simple sensory and messy play activity you can make at home. It's easy to set up using basic household ingredients and will keep your kids entertained for ages! The snow is soft and powdery and even feels cool to the touch. It’s just like playing with real snow, but without the frostbite!

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