Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Outdoor Winter Heavy Work Activities for Kids {Free Printable}

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A list of heavy work activities for kids that can be done outdoors in the snow during the winter months.

Providing deep proprioceptive sensory input through heavy work is a great way to calm your child's body and there are lots of different heavy work activities that your child can do.

But maybe you're looking for something new for your child to do since it's winter?

This list of winter heavy work activities for kids to do outdoors in the snow is a great starting point if you are looking to sneak in some extra sensory diet activities this winter. So bundle those kids up and head outdoors for these simple, yet effective heavy work ideas!

List of winter heavy work activities for kids to do outdoors in the snow

Winter Heavy Work Activities for Kids

Remember, heavy work doesn't always have to be actual "work" like chores. Oftentimes the way kids already play in the winter and snow are great heavy work activities. Even just getting all the layers of winter gear on qualifies as a heavy work activity! Even I struggle to put boots on once my snow pants are on...

Here's a list of 20 fun ways for kids to sneak in some heavy work while playing outdoors in the snow:

  1. Make a snowman
  2. Make a snow angel
  3. Pull someone or something in a sled
  4. Pull a sled up a hill
  5. Shovel snow
  6. Bury your legs in the snow
  7. Make a snow fort
  8. Push or pull something through the snow
  9. Dust the snow off of the car
  10. Scrap ice off of sidewalks
  11. Scrap ice off of car windows
  12. Dig a hole in the snow
  13. Jump on a snow covered trampoline
  14. Sweep snow off of the trampoline
  15. Have a snowball fight
  16. Jump into a pile of snow
  17. Make snowballs and stomp on them
  18. Make a snow maze
  19. Carry buckets filled with snow
  20. Make a snow obstacle course

Free Printable List of Heavy Work Activities

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