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Fun Outdoor Winter Activities

With winter just around the corner and snow gathering all around, it is time to enjoy the fun activities that come only with the winter snow. When it is winter, a lot of people worry about catching a cold or having to stay in the house and get bored. But you can choose to make winters fun. Not only does the snow provide a delightful background and scenery, it also makes way to enjoy some amazing winter sports.
There are endless choices when it comes to what you can do outdoors in the winter. And the best part is that these activities are not too expensive. They require basic gear or some just require you alone. They are free and they are fun. Moreover, they give you a good work out. They engage you in something that creates a good experience. Moreover, they give you a chance to bond with your friends and family while getting a lot of joy out of it.

Here is a list of some things you can do to enjoy your winter outdoors:

Outdoor game ideas for kids

No matter how old you are, building a snowman never stops being fun. It is simple, does not require heavy investment and is fun. You get a lot of physical benefits as well. Building a snowman is one activity that the whole family can do together as even small children can contribute to the activity and have fun.

This is also a good way to be imaginative and resourceful in equal measures as you have a lot of creative and resourceful decisions to make. You can choose to make a large one, a small or a medium size one depending on how much time to want to devote to this activity.

If you are really into it and have a lot of time on your hands, you can choose to build many snowmen and create a whole family. This can really take the fun to a whole new level. You can have every member of the family making each other or themselves. This activity also helps you bond together very well.

Fun family outdoor activities

There is nothing more fun than ice skating in winter. You can get the best out of it at this time. You can choose to really add to the fun by dressing up really well. You can choose to get some music and have a little or a very large dance party. Again this is not expensive as you already have snow all around you. All you need is a good pair of skating shoes and some good music to have a great time. You can learn some new moves and teach them to each other.

However, if you have never gone for ice skating before, it can be overwhelming at first. In such cases, it is a good idea to go for some skating lessons. There are many options available especially in the winter. You can look for a good class and join it. Moreover, you can do this together as well. You can enrol as a whole family and learn together. This will boost your confidence and give you time to bond well with each other.


Most siblings will love this. Snow in winter gives you a chance to take your play fights outside. You can prepare some snowballs in advance and go and have fun having play fights. You can plan your own techniques or strategies to have great play fights in the snow. You can even choose to divide yourself in teams and see who wins. You can decide some rewards for the winners. This will motivate you to give your best to the play fights in the snow.

However, keep in mind not to take it too far. After all, this is a play fight. You should have fun while doing it. No real beating up should occur. Do not injure each other or hurt in any way. If someone gets hurt by mistake, stop the play fights in the snow and get first aid. If the injury is serious, get professional help. Make sure you do not go overboard with it. It is always better to take precautions while having play fights in the snow.