37 Activities Under $10 That Will Keep Your Kids Busy On A Snow Day

    Make being cooped up inside unforgettable.

    1. Roll out butcher paper for epic drawing sessions.

    2. Play the Frozen Fortune Teller game.

    3. Put a bar of soap in the microwave to make soap clouds.

    4. Fill a sensory bin with snow and let your kids paint it with colored water.

    5. Painter’s tape and some balled-up newspaper are all you need for this “sticky spiderweb” activity.

    6. Put shapes on the floor to play indoor hopscotch.

    7. Burlap (from a gardening center) can be used to make a preschooler-appropriate sewing station.

    8. Hang a target for paper airplanes.

    9. You can also use tape to make a paper airplane landing strip.

    10. Experiment with water marbles.

    11. Felt and pipe cleaners can be made into a surprisingly addictive Holiday Hat Ring Toss game.

    12. Cut a pool noodle in half to make a marble track race.

    13. Turn a milk jug into a storm trooper helmet from Star Wars.

    14. Put colored tape on the carpet to make roads for your kid’s toy cars.

    15. Freeze water to play mini ice hockey.

    16. Make alien bubbles with this cool science experiment.

    17. Another very cool science experiment lets kids extract DNA from strawberries.

    18. Super-fun balloon rockets also teach an important science lesson.

    19. Play a mitten matching game with your toddlers.

    20. Turn an old box into an indoor slide.

    21. Make fireworks in a jar using water, oil, and food coloring.

    22. Have a campout indoors.

    23. Use a clothes hanger and string to make an indoor zip wire for your kid's favorite toy.

    24. Well-placed yarn is all you need to let your kids get their Mission Impossible on.

    25. Build a tower out of cut-up sponges.

    26. Pencil erasers and a marble make a surprisingly addictive bowling game.

    27. Box fishing is addictive and terrific for improving the coordination of younger children.

    28. Tape a paper towel roll to the wall to keep toddlers busy.

    29. Combine shaving cream and corn starch to make foam dough.

    30. You can also use snow to make snow ice cream.

    31. Paint on wet glue with food coloring.

    32. Use leftover bubble wrap to make Stomp Paintings.

    33. Preschoolers can also continue to learn how to draw letters with this easy-to-make sugar-writing tray.

    34. Play Straw Javelin Throw with bowls and a store-bought box of straws.

    35. Make a bowl of popcorn and challenge your kids to play the Popcorn Olympics.

    36. Paper plates, Popsicle sticks, and a balloon are all you need to play Balloon Ping-Pong.

    37. Use a cardboard box to DIY a light tunnel.

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