Winter is a beautiful season. However, it can be tough to wait through when you’re a kid who just wants to go outside. Sometimes you can have a brisk walk in the chilly air, but it’s often too icy or damp to go out. If you do, there is so much preparation that can be difficult on mom as we try to make our kids ready to go out and face the elements. As winter wears on it’s nice to get some relief with an activity or two that kids can do indoors. Simple winter activities kids can do indoors is essential.
This sheet for writing and reflecting on winter observations is just the thing kids need to stay entertained while mom can relax and enjoy some low-key bonding time. The winter activities on this printable observation sheet are fun to do all at once or at your own pace.
Winter Activities Observation Sheet
Winter activities can include fun in the snow, but they can also be an exercise in observation and reflection on what they like about winter. I love how this winter observation sheet encourages positive outlooks on the season and highlights unique things about winter that kids can appreciate. It’s also a great way for kids to learn and discover more about themselves and you can bond with them as a parent while they discuss their favorite observations during these winter activities.
In this winter activities exercise kids get encouragement through prompts to explore what is unique about winter. They are given a chance to reflect on how they feel about their favorite winter things. They even draw pictures of what they observe outdoors. Through these simple yet engaging prompts on a beautiful printable, you can keep for years to come, your children can learn about winter and what makes this season special to them.
How to Stay Active in Winter
Part of staying active is staying engaged. I love how this winter activities observation sheet compels kids to actively participate in the seasonal changes. It establishes real connections with the impact of winter by making value observations and looking for beauty in everything. This activity sheet keeps minds active and alert which helps kids’ bodies to stay active, too.