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How to keep kids active on the 7th snow day?

The kids are trapped in the house due to snow and ice... any new ideas for activities to keep them busy?

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BlessingsBegin

Asked by BlessingsBegin at 6:27 PM on Feb. 6, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Since Vday is coming up, you can google kids crafts for Vday. Baking is fun, or looking up new fun recipes like homemade fruit roll ups etc... tie dye is also SO much fun!
    brandy0827

    Answer by brandy0827 at 6:32 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • 7 snowdays!:~:~:!:!:???? where are ya at? Time to make forts! snow and house! bake! color! craft vday stuff! movies! and may god give you the patience to with stand it all!
    rebeccadac

    Answer by rebeccadac at 6:39 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • LOL Have them clean the house. Everyone gets a room.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:40 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • im gonna fill the bath tub with snow and let my 5 yr old play in it. i have a 9 week old who refuses to sleep, so i can't take him out, i think its the next best thing!
    mama2bof2

    Answer by mama2bof2 at 8:36 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • have a scavenger hunt.
    Make up a list of things that you know they can find around the house. Give them a bag to put the items in and set a time limit. (Ex. find 5 things that are fuzzy, find 2 large triangles, find something red that you can eat)
    Proverbs_31

    Answer by Proverbs_31 at 12:53 AM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • Thanks for all your Ideas.... at this rate we will be out two full weeks before the weather will allow school ... as fare as the baking... I think we have done so much I put on 10 lbs :-) ... three girls love to do that... all the Science Project, Solar System and Reports are done... Valentines are made and boxes ready ... all i can say is thank goodness we still have POWER :-) have a great day ladies...
    BlessingsBegin

    Comment by BlessingsBegin (original poster) at 9:15 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

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