Winter is here, but we’ve mostly had rain here in Portland, no snow yet. We try to make it to the mountains when we can to play in real snow, but in the meanwhile here are some wintry crafts and activities to help pass the time and get our snow fix!
Making Crystal Snowflakes is a great science experiment to do with the kids.
Crystal Snowflakes Science – Little Bins for Little Hands
These adorable mason jar snow globes bring the magic of snow indoors.
Make your own Snow Globes – Crazy Little Projects
Erupting snow is both an awesome science experiment and snowy sensory play for the whole family.
Frozen Erupting Snow – Paging Fun Mums
Snowflake water color paintings are a great indoor activity for when it’s too cold to be outside. Using a variety of materials in watercolor painting creates interesting and beautiful effects. This activity combines our favorite subjects – science and art!
Snowflake ATC – Art Projects for Kids
This recipe for snow paint makes beautiful, dimensional wintry art. Kids will love mixing and using their own snow paint.
Shivery Snow Paint – Growing a Jeweled Rose