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Fun Winter Activities Checklist

The weather outside may be frightful, but we’ve come up with 50 ways you can still have a blast this winter.

Nostalgic

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    Have a snowball fight

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    Build a snowman

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    Go sledding

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    Catch snowflakes on your tongue

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    Make a snow angel

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    Build a snow fort

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    Collect pine cones

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    Make paper snowflake cut-outs

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    Reread a favorite book from childhood

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    Have a grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup

Eat and Drink

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    Bake cookies and share them with friends

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    Drink hot buttered rum

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    Make a pot of mulled wine or spiced cider

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    Make a big batch of chili

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    Bake a pie

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    Drink eggnog

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    Make snow cream

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    Bake cinnamon rolls

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    Make a warm, cheesy casserole

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    Add some peppermint schnapps to your hot chocolate

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    Pop open a bottle of Champagne

The Great Outdoors

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    Go ice skating

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    Hit the slopes

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    Go snowshoeing

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    Kick back in an outdoor hot tub

The Great Indoors

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    Cozy up in front of a roaring fire and watch the flames

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    Wear fuzzy slippers at home

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    Curl up under a blanket with a good book

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    Shop after-Christmas sales (online, in your PJs)

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    Take a long bubble bath

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    Complete a jigsaw puzzle

Just Because

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    Cup a steaming mug in your hands on a cold day

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    Watch the snow fall

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    Wear mittens

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    Breathe in the smell of pine

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    Donate food/toys/clothing to a local charity

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    Mail a handwritten card to an old friend

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    Wear flannel PJs

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    Watch a local hockey game

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    Listen to the wind howl on a chilly night

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    Wear something red

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    Volunteer at a soup kitchen

Holiday

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    Decorate your home with festive lights

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    Put up a wreath

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    Decorate a gingerbread house

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    Take a drive to admire your neighbors’ holiday lights

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    Turn on the all-holiday-all-the-time radio station

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    Buy something from a holiday craft fair

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    Listen to carolers

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    Throw a Super Bowl party