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14 Fun Activities for Winter Break

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Rainsticks from Recyclables


When it's too cold and wet to brave the outdoors, set your kids up with an earth-friendly craft activity that will keep them busy and give you peace of mind.

Read the instructions for Rainsticks from Recyclables.

Backyard Weather Stations

Your kids can learn something even on the days when they stay home from school (just don't let them in on it)! This educational outdoor activity will teach your kids about weather and record keeping.

Read the instructions for Backyard Weather Stations.

Board Games

Put your family to the test with the ultimate board-game challenge. Set up a championship and spend the day indoors, competing for prizes.

Take a look at these family favorites for some ideas: Top Ten Classic Board Games.

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