13 Fun Snow Day Activities For Kids

Snow Day Activities

Here in Rhode Island, we get plenty of snow every year. I personally love snow days but many parents feel differently. To help you get through the dreaded snow day, I’ve compiled a list of 13 Fun Snow Day Activities to keep your kids busy! 

See Also: 6 Fun Indoor Activities For Kids

Snow Day Activites

Bake Cookies

Kids love baking so why not spend a snow day in the kitchen making some delicious cookies? You can find my favorite sugar cookie recipe here or bake some chocolate chip cookies using the Original Nestle Toll House recipe!

Snow Day Activities - Cookies

Make Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Cookies are yummy, but chocolate covered strawberries are Heavenly and make a great special treat on a snowy day! Change it up a bit by adding some other delicious toppings like shredded coconut, chopped nuts, crushed Oreos, or even sprinkles!

Snow Day Activities - Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Make A Pizza

Instead of ordering out, have fun making a pizza together! If you don’t have pizza crust on hand, make your own! We love this whole wheat pizza crust recipe from 100 Days of Real Food! Our favorite pizza toppings are pepperoni, bacon, olives, green peppers, and onions. Yummy!

Snow Day Activities - Pizza

Build A Fort

Pull out the extra blankets and pillows, gather up your chairs, and build an awesome fort together! We even use our kitchen table sometimes!

Snow Day Activities - Fort

Read Together

Cuddle up on the couch (or in your fort) with a pile of your child’s favorite books and enjoy the down time together! Looking to add to your book collection? Check out one of my recent blog posts – 15 Must Have Children’s Books To Add To Your Child’s Library.

Snow Day Activities - Children's Books - The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Play Board Games

Spend some family time together playing board games or cards! It’s a great way to pass the time and enjoy each other’s company! Here’s a list of our favorite board games – 10 Awesome Games For Preschoolers

Games For Preschoolers - Go Fish - Snow Day ActivitiesPaint In The Bathtub

Grab some washable paint and head to the bathroom. Let your kids stand in the (empty) bathtub and paint on the walls! This is sure way to keep them occupied for a good long while!

Snow Day Activities - Painting in the bath tub

Bubble Bath

Every kid loves playing in the water so if being stuck in the house is starting to make them antsy, fill up the bathtub! A mid-day bubble bath is a great way to pass some time!

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Draw On The Windows

Change up coloring in coloring books by grabbing some dry erase markers and letting your kids draw on the windows! It will wipe right off, and since it’s not something they normally do, it will definitely keep them entertained for awhile!

Snow Day Activities - Draw on the windows

Bring The Beach Inside

Bring in the beach chairs, picnic blankets, and beach toys. Lay a blue blanket down to be the ocean. Pack a picnic lunch, and turn your living room into the beach! Your kids will have fun using their imagination to pretend their outside playing at the beach!

Snow Day Activities - Beach Inside


Play-Doh is a part of every snow day in our house! My boys just can’t get enough of it! Have fun making some special creations together!

Snow Day Activities - Play-doh

Play Outside

Every child loves to play in the snow, and when you’re out there with them, they’ll love it even more! So bundle up and get out outside with your kids! Work together to build a snowman, or even an igloo! We just purchased a couple Sno-Brick Makers and are really looking forward to building our first igloo! And what’s more fun than a good old fashion snowball fight!? Enjoy the snow and use it to make some amazing memories with your littles!

Snow Day Activities - Play Outside

Popcorn And A Movie

After a long day, pop some popcorn and have some quiet time watching a movie together. My boys love watching the kernels pop in our West Bend Air Crazy Hot Air Popcorn Popper. To them, that’s almost as good as the movie!

Snow Day Activities - Movie

Snow Day Activities