When there is a heavy snowfall, you will obviously not stay indoors all day. So it will be really helpful if you know few games besides snowman and sledding. So get into those snowsuits and get into a competitive mode with this interesting list of games. There is no age bar to indulge in these fun activities in winter.

Hula Hoop Contest

Get a few hula hoops, and encourage everyone to participate in it to have a contest. The one who last the longest is obviously the winner. It’s a lot harder when there many people involved in the game.

Play With A Snow Globe

Attach a plastic toy with good quality glue towards the interior of a jar lid, then add baby oil and glitter for making a beautiful homemade snow globe.

Feed The Birds

Hollow out an orange or you can even collect pine cones and fill with seeds to feed your feathered friends.

Make Attractive Snow Graffiti

Fill spray bottles with water mixed with food coloring to decorate the white canvas in your backyard.

Other Fun Activities you can enjoy…


Tic-Tac Snow Is Fun

This game is designed for two players. Use crisscrossed sticks and pinecones as the tools to play this game. Get competitive as the game will start to progress.


Bird Watching

Use a fishing line and form a garland with String cranberries or popcorns to attract and nourish your feathered friends.


Winter Buffet

Get some cooking pans and build crystal fairy castles or cakes for a “buffet.”


Decorating Play House

Decorate a playhouse with shiny materials like laminated paper snowflakes, pinwheels and other important stuff.


Start A Snow Fight

Have a fun contest for snowball-throwing and fix your targets to start a war.


Make A Yummy Sugar Daddy

Design your snowman with a candy-coated makeover by using lollipops, and gummies.


Build An Elegant Snow Castle

Build a fort or snow castle. You will need objects like sand buckets, loaf pans, and empty milk cartons which are cut opened to make an appealing snow castle.


Make The Snowman Smile

Pass out chocolate cookies, then blindfold the contestants and let them complete the look of your snowman. Ask them to place the snowman’s mouth, eyes, and buttons in right places. You may get surprises in the end of this exciting activity.


Practice On Staying Focused

Paint a bull’s-eye target on a piece of cardboard, and give each colored ring a point value from high to low. Attach it to a tree, and keep a track on the score when anyone hits the target with snowballs.


Have A Snowball Fight

Divide your family or group of friends into teams, and then start the classic snow fight. Later you can go and have some hot chocolate to feel warm.


Lead The Pack

Make your family or friends lead you when you act like or move like different animals. Wiggle like a fish or fly like a bird together and have some happy moments.


Create A Maze

This is the trickiest games of all that you have read in this list. Wear hiking boots and stamp on the snow to design a super confusing path for your fellow players to follow.


Plan A Strategy For Scavenger Hunt

Hide an apple by covering it with snow and then leave some logical clues and give some directions indirectly to follow as they search, and finally reach the right place.


Tag And Then Freeze

No one can be spared in this game. The rule is to tag someone and the person who gets tagged will have to stay completely frozen like a statue till someone releases him to tag another person. This game can continue for hours till you get bored and, later get inside and have a hot coffee to warm up.


Make Funny Faces

Use a lot of packed snow to create super funny characters on a tree trunk and have fun with creativity.