Once winter sets in, the temperature gets colder, days go shorter and nights go longer. The change in weather would lead people to change their usual routine – including kids. Kids would also modify their habits that may lessen their activities, including play. Play is important for it enhances the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of a child.
Thus, parents should not let the wintry weather to hinder their kids’ opportunity to play. So instead of giving into the temptation of staying inside the house, go out, play, consider that ski rental in Vail, Colorado and enjoy winter with your kids.
Here are three ways to make winter fun and exciting for your kids:
Nothing completes the experience of play than going outdoors. Once your kids are geared up for the weather, go out and do fun activities in the snow. You may ski, sled, play snowballs or even let them make their snow angels. Just make sure to keep them warm by wearing the right clothes and using the proper tools.
Make a treasure map
Doing a treasure or scavenger hunt is an activity you and your kids can do in and out of the house. Make it more exciting by giving a prize for the persons who finds the treasure. There are plenty of other games you can do that your kids would love.
Unleash your kids’ creativity
Build a snowman, a snow castle – there are a lot of things your child can create in the snow. If you wish to stay indoors, put out those art materials and let your kids create snowflakes, nature books.
Play and enjoy the season
Most importantly, involve the whole family to staying active during the summer. Commit to spending at least an hour of movement each day. Dance, run, ski and do sports to keep the body warm and healthy while taking this opportunity to bond.