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100 Winter Break Family Fun Ideas

100 Winter Break Family Fun Ideas!

  1. Decorate for the holidays!

  2. Visit the Children's Museum online

  3. Plan a scavenger hunt

  4. Have a living room camp out

  5. Do an online class together - free yoga, fitness, zumba, martial arts and dance classes

  6. Visit the Zoo online

  7. Go to The Forks for a walk down the river

  8. Have a Pajama day! Make pancakes, play games and watch movies

  9. Adopt or foster a pet from the Humane Society

  10. Read a book as a family

  11. Plan and help the kids put on a puppet show

  12. Do science experiments

  13. Have a dance party

  14. Have summer in the winter day! BBQ if you can!

  15. Drive around the city to look at Holiday light displays in different neighbourhoods

  16. Do a yoga class together

  17. Watch classic movies

  18. Visit the Manitoba Museum & Planetarium online

  19. Create a domino run where you stand up dominos and then let them tip over

  20. Have the kids make homemade holiday cards

  21. Go through old photos and organize them if they are not organized yet

  22. Go for ice creamÖDrive through DQ or McDonalds take out windows

  23. Take a day trip to a local town

  24. Visit a Farmer's Market and support local farmer's

  25. Go for a walk in the neighbourhood

  26. Paint the kidsí rooms.

  27. Use recyclables and have an arts and crafts morning

  28. Build Lego freestyle

  29. Investigate your familyís genealogy

  30. Build a puzzle together

  31. Bake cookies or cupcakes together

  32. Play board games

  33. Have a pizza party

  34. Make artwork to post in your windows

  35. Go through closets and donate outgrown toys and clothes to a charity

  36. Play nerf soccer or mini stick hockey

  37. Go to a park in another neighbourhood

  38. Let the kids set up a restaurant make dinner with parents as guests

  39. Write thank you notes with kind words to family and friends

  40. Plan a spa day

  41. Go to an area by the airport and watch the planes take off and land

  42. Plan a virtual trip, research it and find online tours in the city you are visiting

  43. Visit Fort Whyte or Oak Hammock Marsh for outdoor fun

  44. Start a family blog

  45. Teach the kids to do the laundry

  46. Make Tie-Dye t-shirts

  47. Take an online class

  48. Write and record a family movie

  49. Plant an indoor herb garden

  50. Build a backyard igloo

  51. Go to an indoor play place if open

  52. Write a poem

  53. Take family selfies

  54. Visit the Winnipeg Art Gallery online

  55. Sign the kids up for summer camps

  56. Video chat with friends and family in other cities

  57. Meditate daily

  58. Go horseback riding

  59. Take online music lessons

  60. Try a Tic Tok dance challenge

  61. Learn a new skill on You-Tube

  62. Plan a cookies and milk party

  63. Go on a hike

  64. Build a Rube Goldberg machine out of household items

  65. Visit the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden in Assiniboine Park

  66. Make homemade frozen yogurt bars or popsicles

  67. Go ice fishing

  68. Buy a goldfish and accessories to look after it

  69. Donate canned goods to Winnipeg Harvest

  70. Have the kids write a letter to themselves 10 year in the future

  71. Create a 2020 time capsule to bury in your yard

  72. Make homemade fruit snacks

  73. Make a hopscotch game and play it together

  74. Buy colouring books at the dollar store and colour together

  75. Record grandparent's stories of their lives

  76. Build a marble run out of household items

  77. Listen to podcasts

  78. Take out books and DVDs from the Library online

  79. Build an indoor tent or fort with couches and some bed sheets

  80. Play Simon Says

  81. Make homemade play dough or paper m‚che

  82. Make a DIY bowling game using two litre soda bottles and a ball

  83. Write a letter to a teacher

  84. Make friendship bracelets

  85. Learn sign language

  86. Have a family paint night

  87. Play marbles

  88. Blow bubbles and try to build a giant bubble maker out of a hanger

  89. Have fun with hula hoops or skipping ropes

  90. Learn magic tricks and put on a magic show

  91. Paint the snow with washable paint in spray bottles

  92. Make a table hockey game on a tabletop using a quarter or loonie as your puck

  93. Make paper chain link decorations

  94. Fill glasses of water to different levels and make a symphony by tapping spoons on the glasses to make different sounds

  95. Make a paper clip chain

  96. Play Eye Spy with my little eye

  97. Have a staring contest

  98. Visit the Zoo if it is open over the holidays

  99. Buy your holiday gifts from local businesses

  100. Check in on elderly neighbours and shovel their driveway or sidewalk

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