4 Fun Winter Activities for You and Your Child

With the winter on its way, it always provides a wonderful opportunity to bond with your children. Snowfall, holidays, and joy are all qualities that make up the wintertime. Whether it’s indoors or outdoors, there’s plenty of fun to be shared with your family. Here are 4 fun winter activities for you and your child.

Fun Winter Activities Include Sledding

If you are looking for fun winter activities to do with your family, look no further than sledding! A perfect wintertime staple, sledding is fun for adults and children alike! Be sure to grab a sled, find a hill, and take a ride down!

For young children, we recommend sledding down a gentle slope. But for the more experienced and adventurous family members, a steeper hill can be fun with the extra speed boost it provides! Make sure to incorporate some special twists and turns for a more eventful ride. Furthermore, there are specific parks in New York where you can visit for sledding purposes, so be on the lookout!

Once you’ve found a good place to go sledding with your family, make sure everyone wears helmets and warm clothes like gloves, hats and scarves. It’s also recommended that everyone bring water bottles as well as snacks like granola bars or trail mix; this way everyone will stay hydrated while having fun together outdoors.

Ice Skating

Ice skating is one of those fun winter activities that also provides a unique challenge! Perfect for all members of the family, ice skating presents an opportunity for children to challenge themselves and get better at a completely new hobby.

Ice skating is a sport/activity that combines several feats of athleticism; mainly balance and endurance. While it may take a bit of time for your children to figure out how to balance, it quickly becomes just like riding a bike! It’s the perfect opportunity for the family to tackle new challenges, problem solve as one, and bond together in a unique way.

Building Snowmen

Of course, you can’t have a list of fun winter activities without talking about snowmen, can you?! Nope.

Once you and your child bungle up for the winter cold, head outside and start building those snowmen! In fact, building snowmen teaches your child many important life skills, including patience and outside-the-box thinking. It’s a great way to get your child both physically and mentally engaged.

Once you’ve built the snowmen, you can begin decorating it with household items or items from the outside. Care for a top hat? How about a carrot nose? Maybe even a scarf and gloves? The possibilities are endless!

Pick Up a New Hobby

Fun winter activities aren’t just limited to the outside! We get it — it’s cold out there. Sometimes you just want to stay in! This, in turn, provides a perfect opportunity for you and your child to pick up a new hobby.

Some potential new hobbies include:

  • Learning how to play guitar
  • Learning how to sing
  • Cooking
  • Dancing
  • Painting

A hobby can help you learn new skills and try something new that you may not have tried before. It’s important that as a family, we all try new things! As parents, it’s important to spend time with your kids doing something you both enjoy so they feel comfortable opening up about themselves or asking questions that they might be afraid of asking otherwise.

Fun Activities at Oasis

At Oasis, we foster an environment that encourages your child to explore who they are and have as much fun as possible. From basketball to soccer to martial arts, we offer a number of activities that keep your child engaged and as imaginative as possible. To learn more about Oasis’ offerings, please visit our website and contact us today!