Winter days may be short, but they sure can feel long. When cabin fever sets in and you’re looking to get crafty with baby or want a few outdoor ideas, we have you covered. Check out these winter-themed activities that will entertain and engage your little snow bunny. For safety, always follow cold-weather guidelines when playing outside with children.

Mess-Free Snowflakes

If you’re not in the mood for a big clean-up, try this snowflake sensory bag from the B-Inspired Mama blog. Hair gel provides the squishy base, and you can add in food coloring and a variety of snow-inspired accessories for little hands to explore again and again.

What are your favorite activities to keep baby busy in winter? Share in a comment!

–Katie L. Carroll