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.

Peppermint Sensation

Homemade play dough can come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and even scents! Introduce your baby to the fragrance of the season with peppermint play dough. A basic recipe gets a sensational makeover with the addition of peppermint extract, red food coloring and glitter over at the Fantastic Fun and Learning blog.

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

–Katie L. Carroll