At The Inspired Treehouse, we don’t believe in hibernating during the cold winter months…we think snow and cold weather are great excuses to get outside and MOVE!
Here are some of our favorite cool toys and products for playing in the snow. With all of these great winter activities for kids, you’ll have to beg them to come back inside for hot chocolate!
*This post contains affiliate links. Read more here.
1 || POOF-Slinky Sno-Art Kit: This fun activity kit includes 2 Sno-Molds for creating icy masterpieces along with color packs that you mix with warm water and pour into Sno-Marker bottles to color your works of art. Chilly fine motor fun!
2 || Toysmith Dress a Snowman Kit: Because that real carrot nose never really sticks. And because building a snowman is just plain fine motor fun!
3 || POOF-Slinky Sno Stompers: How awesome are these!? These “snow shoes” snap onto kids’ shoes or boots so they can make dinosaur and bear tracks in the snow! Great for coordination and proprioception!
4 || Flexible Flyer Snowball Maker: What better gross motor fun is there than a good old fashioned snowball fight? This trusty tool will ensure that your snowballs are perfectly round for optimal aerodynamics! :)
5 || Paricon Snow Castle Kit: When it’s too cold to make sand castles, this handy kit helps little ones create snow towers fit for King Arthur and his knights! More awesome fine motor work!
6 || Hammacher Schlemmer Snowball Slingshot: Kids pull back on the heavy-duty elastic tubing to launch snowballs at the enemy! The harder they pull the tubing (great for strengthening!), the further the snowball flies!
7 || Zipfy Freestyle Mini Luge Snow Sled: This cool sled has a unique design that lets kids hold onto the handle for stability and to help steer side to side. With their feet out in front, they can control how fast or slow of a ride they get down the hill!
8 || RAILZ Youth Snow Scooter: There are hours of fun awaiting your little one with this awesome snow toy! Work on balance, body awareness, coordination, and motor control while sliding down the slopes at your neighborhood park!
9 || Aviva Inflatable Backyard Ice Rink: Yep. It’s an ice rink for your backyard. What more can we say? Between hockey, skating, slipping, sliding – and probably a little bit of falling, this little gem will keep everyone busy all winter long!
10 || Snow Scoot: We’re loving this little sled for its super cheap price tag and its convenient small size, making it easy to pack up and hit the slopes with a moment’s notice. Sledding is awesome for balance and body awareness, walking back up the hill is perfect for promoting endurance and overall strengthening!
Be sure to sign up for our newsletter! You’ll get a weekly roundup of our favorite posts and some of our other favorite finds from around the web – all delivered right to your inbox!