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40 Fun Kids' Crafts for Cold Winter Days

February 03, 2022

If your little ones are suffering a severe case of being stir crazy, you’re in luck. We've rounded up 40 indoor, winter kids’ crafts that are totally fun and relatively easy.

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Bust Winter Blues With Busy Crafts

Chilly winter months and colder outdoor temps call for lots of creative ideas to keep kids entertained. But don’t fret. We’ve rounded up 40 kid-friendly crafts, projects and recipes that you can DIY with the kiddos to spark creativity and bust indoor boredom.

From snow-inspired slime to handmade Valentine’s Day crafts and easy eggshell geodes for the science-loving crew, these fun winter projects promise low stress and less mess for all.

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Egg Shell Geodes

This fun crystal-growing experiment is a great project for a rainy, cold weekend. Use eggshells and alum powder to create sparkling geodes the kids will love to show off.

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Customize a Snow Measurement Stick

Make it fun for kids to monitor snow accumulation whether you’re expecting 1 to 11 inches. Paint an old ruler or paint stirrer, and mark along the length in inches. They’ll keep you posted on weather conditions like little meteorologists.

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Perfect Paper Snowflakes

Coffee filters are perfect for making snowflakes. They're round and the filter paper is thin enough for little hands to use scissors with accuracy. Craft a collection of perfect white snowflakes by folding in half three times and cutting in your desired pattern.

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