When the temperatures drastically drop and snow begins to fall, it’s easy to get cooped up inside your home. Those short winter days can make you miss the long playful times spent in your backyard enjoying your landscape. Just because the snow is piling up, doesn’t mean the fun needs to end! Here is how to enjoy your yard in the winter months.
With a little creativity – your very own landscape can turn into a winter wonderland all four seasons long! So throw on some mittens and bundle up, follow these winter fun hacks to optimize your winter family fun for you and the kids.
Build a Snow Fort
No tools necessary for this project! Just pack some snow by hand, or into a snow brick packer and start stacking! Add dimension to your snow fort with holiday decorations, fabric, and lights for an easy, and fun addition.
Have Snowball Fights
A classic winter activity, change up this winter pastime activity by adding glitter to the snowballs for some real winter magic!
Snowman Building Competition
Add some friendly competition to this classic winter activity. Pick a theme and have the family dress up their snowmen! Have some fun and dress the snowmen up like they’re on a beach vacation or playing a team sport! The more creative – the more fun.
Enjoy a Fire Pit
Looking to warm up? A fire pit to gather around is a great way to warm up cold fingers and toes! Set up a DIY s’mores bar filled with fun and unique toppings and watch the holiday fun commence! This can be a great way to enjoy your yard in the winter, even without snow on the ground.
Blow Soap Bubbles
If you blow soap bubbles outdoors in freezing temperatures, you will watch the bubbles freeze right before your very eyes! Step outside and blow a bubble and watch the magical ice crystals take form!
With a little creativity, your landscape can be utilized all year round. These activities will transform your landscape into a winter playground filled with big smiles and red runny noses – and will have your family looking forward to winter every year!