Fun Indoor Winter Activities & Crafts



Did you know... A study in the American Journal of Public Health titled ‘The Connection Between Art, Healing and Public Health’ found that those who engaged in art experienced “reductions in stress and anxiety” and “increases in positive emotions”. When you become immersed in creating art, your mind is able to break away from pressing or distracting thoughts and really focus on the task at hand.

With the crazy year we've all had, crafting is the perfect way to grab the kids away

from screen time, or to spend an afternoon by yourself being completely immersed in something other than chores. We've compiled our favorite crafts to help. keep busy and spark your creativity!


INDOOR CAMPING

Camping doesn't need to be a summer-only activity. Even when it is below zero outside, you can still enjoy the great outdoors in the cozy warmth of your home, and you don't even need

to bust out your expensive camping gear.


WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

Tent / Build a fort | Flashlights | Sleeping Bags | Pillows | Ambiance/Fire

Snacks | Games | Music



MAKE A DREAMCATCHER

Make your own Dream catcher and keep those nightmares trapped in a web to allow only the good dreams to pass through. You only need a few supplies and the process is easy enough for kids to do.


WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

5" Metal Hoop | String/Yarn | Feathers | Embroidery floss | Beads or stones

Needles to thread | Any other decor you want to use


DESIGN YOUR OWN PUZZLE

Puzzle cards are a fun craft for anyone to make and the recipient gets to have fun by putting their puzzle card together! You can purchase blank puzzle pieces at your local craft store or online.


WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

Puzzle card | White matte spray paint | Paint/Crayons/Markers | Envelope/Box to store


CREATE A MASON JAR SNOW GLOBE

Put your extra Mason jars to good use this winter by creating a custom Mason jar snow globe that includes your favorite seasonal elements.

These snowy accent pieces can be used year after year if assembled with the right materials, including waterproof glue and a few drops of glycerin. This can be a fun Christmas craft for kids or adults!


WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

Mason Jar | Protective glovesGlitter spray paint | Waterproof craft glue |. Small foam ball

Crafts knife | Assorted winter trees | Glitter | Spray adhesive | Distilled water | Glycerin


FOOD & DRINK RECIPES

Who doesn't love a day/evening in the kitchen with your friends and family? Click the image's above for some of our favorite, easy, and fun recipes to share with your loved ones. Enjoy!

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