Recommended Reads – Winter with kids… ideas to while away the bad weather

For the most amazing collection of ideas for play time visit the recently launched Playopedia @ Childhood 101. It’s full of fantastic fun both indoor and out – fortunately in Cape Town even though it’s winter we still have a few sunny days in between the rain to get outside! Enjoy this fantastic resource.

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And here are a few other great websites for indoor activites and playtime ideas especially for those days when everyone is bouncing off the walls!

Games and Activities for Toddlers (and beyond) and
Creative Pretend Play Props
@ Simple Kids

Ideas to keep your kids entertained during winter @ I never grew up.net

Ways to play @ Let’s Explore – This is a great printable and the site has quite a few others too… (this post is from the Northern Hemisphere so it actually says “in January” as it applies to their winter…)

Nature Detectives (Winter activities with printables) @ Woodland Trust

128 Activites to do with your Kids: Be a Rockstar today! @ Inspired to Action

Making Museums Fun @ A Quiet Spot

5 ways to occupy your toddler (while homeschooling) @ Simple Kids

25 rainy day activiites @ Play Activities

Hope you enjoyed these – I’m certainly challenged to get creative!

Kathryn Rossiter

Kathryn is a South African lifestyle blogger and mom of 2 who has been blogging daily for over 9 years! She writes about travel, health, beauty, fashion, decor and family... but not food (unless it's food she's eaten made by someone else) as she is a hopeless cook. She only wakes up early for 2 things... a red-eye flight to somewhere exotic and early morning game drives. She has just finished an extensive home renovation and would prefer to never see another box again. She's never met a chocolate or glass of bubbles that she didn't like!

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