Night Skating for the Family

If you are anything at all like me when it gets cold and dark (three words: December in Canada) all I want to do is listen to my instincts to curl up and hibernate–and that means stuffing my face and staying inside doing diddly squat. BUT (if you don’t want to gain a pile of

>#384: Sledding / Tobogganing

>Go sledding or tobogganing! Dress up warm, watch out for rocks, trees, and other people and have a blast! Make this a family activity: Get the whole family out there–it’s great exercise and can chip away at those winter blues. This activity promotes physical activity and enjoying the great outdoors.

>#378: Hot Chocolate

>Have you been playing outside? Have a cup of hot chocolate to warm you up. Add a few mini marshmallows if you have them to up the fun factor. Safety First: Don’t make it too hot and have an adult help you! Make this a family activity: Make enough hot chocolate to share with your

>#353: Snowball Fight

>Make snowballs and have a snowball fight! Safety First: Be sure that your snowballs don’t have ice chunks, rocks, or other hard spots in them–you don’t want to hurt someone when the snowball hits them. Make this a family activity: Have a snowball fight with the whole family. This activity promotes aim and gross motor