Snow games are fun, like the sledding we wrote about on Page 6. How many other ways can you think of to enjoy a crisp, cold winter day? We asked a few kids (and parents) and here are some of their play-in-the-snow tips.
Ice skating is used in TWO Winter Olympic sports. Read more on Pages 24-26.
Be sure your hood is up or you’re wearing a scarf and hat so you don’t get snow inside your coat!
Build a snow bench that is a “safe zone” but only one person can sit there at a time. This gives everybody a break if and when they need one.
Snow Scavenger Hunt
For the treasures, use treats like protein bars, hot chocolate in a travel mug, bags of almonds, and packets of beef jerky. They’re great prizes AND they’ll keep you and your friends energized as you play!
Take your dog outside with you and whatever HE does, YOU do. You’ll find yourself hopping, wiggling, pushing snow along with your nose, and generally having a blast in the snow! Make sure he is warm enough outside.
Have each team create a “fort” filled with snowballs before you start.