Outdoor Play in Winter

Outdoor play in winter is fun and it’s good for children. It provides exercise, fresh air and Vitamin D (on sunny days). But, did you know it can also prevent illness, develop problem solving skills, provide a new perspective and encourage imagination?

For more details on the benefits, read:

One concern about cold weather play is safety. For some guidelines on staying safe when playing outdoors in winter, read:

There are lots of fun activities for children to do outdoors in winter.  Looking for ideas?

Some of these activities were recommended pre-COVID. You may need to wait to try them.

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