50 Fun Family Winter Activities to Beat Cold Weather Boredom

50 Fun Family Winter Activities to Beat Cold Weather Boredom

When the temperature drops and the kids are starting to get restless, what better way to beat cold weather boredom, than enjoy some fun family winter activities. We’ve found plenty of ways to keep your kids of all ages busy and prevent boredom throughout the long and lingering cold weather months.

Free family winter activities bucket list

Let’s have the best winter ever. It won’t take much effort if you’re organised with our free printable. Hang it on your fridge or stick it in your planner for easy access. You’ll always have something fun to do as a family.

  • Make paper snowflakes
  • Go on a winter scavenger hunt
  • Play hide and seek
  • Make fancy hot chocolate
  • Make a fancy hot chocolate for winter activities
  • Listen to an audiobook
  • Visit the local aquarium
  • Try an ice experiment
  • Study winter birds
  • Plant indoor bulbs
  • Make a family time capsule
  • Plan a spring garden
  • Make ice paints
  • Paint a winter scene
  • Donate toys and clothes
  • Read by the fire
  • Have a family movie night
  • Plan a spring bucket list
  • Bake cookies
  • Put on a play
  • Play masking tape hopscotch
  • Visit a museum
  • Learn about hibernation
  • Winter nature walk
  • Winter nature walk
  • Play with snow play-doh
  • Have a pillow fight
  • Learn to knit or crochet
  • Have an indoor picnic
  • Make cinnamon rolls
  • Game night with friends
  • Watch family home videos
  • Put together a big puzzle
  • Bake homemade bread
  • Make marshmallow snowmen
  • Read snow-themed books
  • Take a bus to somewhere new
  • Visit a pet store
  • Watch The Sun Rise
  • Make snowmen from white play doh
  • Make some cloud dough
  • Freeze blocks of ice and then paint them
  • Make some winter tree crafts
  • Make melting snowman biscuits
  • Have an indoor picnic
  • Make some stained glass lanterns
  • Make dinner in a crock pot
  • Cooking together as a family makes for fun winter activities
  • Make pinecone owls
  • Get your pens out and do some colouring
  • Make and decorate paper plate snowflakes
  • Play some boardgames with all your family
  • Play some classic boardgames
  • Make a stop motion video
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