ACTIVITIES TO MAKE IT THROUGH THE BLIZZARD WITH YOUR TODDLER

  1. "Let's play snow plow-- walk back and forth across the living room until you run out of gas and need a nap!"
  2. "Here's a bowl of shredded coconut. I'm going to pretend it isn't going to end up all over the floor."
  3. "Can you count the snowflakes while Daddy reads the newspaper?"
  4. "You're in charge of keeping the snow from coming into the house-- stand guard by the window."
  5. "Let's make a snowstorm. Here are fifty pieces of blank paper, start ripping!"
  6. "Can you look through your bookcase and find all the books about snow? Okay, now find all the books that aren't about snow."
  7. "I'm going to bring in a bucket of snow. I need you to watch it carefully and tell me when it melts. I'm going to take a nap in the meantime."