popular topics in winter

  • Winter Printables
    Winter Fun Checklist
    From simple pleasures to exciting excursions for all ages, this winter fun checklist is a sure-fire way to cure your child's cabin fever. Print it off to hang on your fridge, and check each activity off as you go along. ...
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    Winter Crafts and Activities
    9 Snow-Themed Crafts and Activities
    Does your child have the winter blues? Bust his cabin-fever by having a little fun with snow. Create some wintry crafts and make some goodies that incorporate that fluffy white stuff we all love this time of year. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • School and Learning
    Winter Crafts and Activities
    Learning About Snow
    Learning About SnowSnowflakes and kids are made for each other. You can use your children's natural curiosity about snow as a gateway into scientific exploration. Here's a primer. Where does snow come from? As a child, my grandmother used to te...
    Dennis Randall
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    Winter
    Events of the Winter Olympic Games
    Ice hockey, cross-country skiing, ski jumping, figure skating, and speed skating are five events that have appeared at every Winter Olympic Games since they were first held in 1924. Here's a look at those thrilling events and some other fan favor...
  • School and Learning
    Winter
    Winter Movies Quiz
    Whether the weather outside is frightful or you just find winter delightful, see how much you know about the movies in which winter plays a starring role. ...
  • School and Learning
    Winter Solstice
    Winter Solstice
    December 21st -- the Winter Solstice -- is the shortest day of the year. See what you know about how different cultures celebrated this day. ...
  • little girl playing on a snow day
    Winter Crafts and Activities
    9 Snow-Themed Crafts and Activities
    Does your child have the winter blues? Bust his cabin-fever by having a little fun with snow. Create some wintry crafts and make some goodies that incorporate that fluffy white stuff we all love this time of year. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • School and Learning
    Animals
    Slumberville or Hungerville? Animals in Winter
    Do your kids wonder how animals survive harsh old man winter? Take the quiz and find out how much you know. ...
  • School and Learning
    Winter Solstice
    No Sun for You! The Winter Solstice Quiz
    We're seeing less and less of the sun these days. Do you know why? Take our quiz. ...
  • School and Learning
    Winter Solstice
    Winter Solstice Traditions Quiz
    Take this quiz and shed some light on how different cultures celebrated the shortest day of the year. ...
  • School and Learning
    Animals
    Slumberville or Hungerville? Animals in Winter
    Do your kids wonder how animals survive harsh old man winter? Take the quiz and find out how much you know. ...
  • Holiday Coloring Pages Printables
    Snowman Cut and Color
    Celebrate winter with this printable coloring sheet starring a snowman. ...
  • School and Learning
    Winter Crafts and Activities
    Making a Terrarium
    Making a Terrarium Handiwords A terrarium is a glass case with earth in it, where plants and flowers can grow. Creating a terrarium – a glass case with earth in it, where plants and flowers can grow – is a super activity to begin during the...
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    Outdoor Games
    Target Practice
    Target PracticeMaterials Scissors Old sheet or blanket Clothespins Clothesline or rope Snowballs Needle and thread (optional)Directions Cut three or four holes, each about twelve inches in diameter, in an old sheet or blanket. Fasten this target ...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
  • Winter Printables
    Winter Fun Checklist
    From simple pleasures to exciting excursions for all ages, this winter fun checklist is a sure-fire way to cure your child's cabin fever. Print it off to hang on your fridge, and check each activity off as you go along. ...
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  • School and Learning
    Winter Crafts and Activities
    Snow Bricks
    Snow BricksMaterials Loaf panDirections Pack snow into a loaf pan. (If the snow is powdery, sprinkle a little water on it before packing it into the pan.) Turn the pan upside down and tap the bottom lightly to release the brick. Use snow bricks t...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book