8 winter-inspired activities to try out with your little one this week



With it being particularly chilly this week (…well this month), it can be exciting to explore winter-themed activities with your little one at home.


This won’t just be super fun but also teach them about the different seasons, whilst developing other skills such as language and communication, motor skills and more.


So, to inspire you, here are our top picks for winter-themed activities:



Cookie-cutter snowman art


Cookie-cutters are amazing tools for crafty activities! These can be used as stamps, paired with a bit of paint. Stamping isn’t just super fun, it’s also a great way for your little one to practice their fine-motor skills.


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Colourful ice lolly stick snowflakes


Brighten up your home with these crafty snowflake ornaments! All you’ll need to make these is some craft accessories, ice lolly sticks, glue and some paint. A great way to start the weekend.


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Winter tree handprint art


Messy play is amazing (click here for an all you need to know guide). Allowing your little one to get a bit messy and make handprint art is a great way to encourage them to learn and develop their skills.


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Arctic sensory bin


Sensory play is all about unstructured activities that encourage children to use all their senses to explore different things. The great thing about sensory play is that you can use just about anything you have laying around the home – grab some winter-inspired objects and let your little one explore!


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Penguin sensory bin


As the sensory bin above, this one is quite open to interpretation. You can pick and choose objects you have available and let your little one play in any way they want!


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Fake snow (made with flour)


Flour is a great material for play-time, it’s cheap, eco-friendly and full of possibilities. With this easy-to-follow guide, you can create your own snow!

We recommend not adding glitter as the guide suggests to make the activity more eco-friendly.


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DIY snowman


Use objects you have laying around the home to make your own snowman art! Your little one can play with different textures and colours by sticking down, stamping or painting.


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Winter pretend play – scooping snowballs


This ‘messy play’ activity is more structured but a great way to encourage your little one to get counting and practice their fine motor skills.


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