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8 Late Winter Hibernation Activities for the Kids

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It’s the end of March and it’s still snowing in many parts of North America. An easy way to keep the kids quiet would be to turn on the television. However, there are means beyond yet another re-run of ‘Thomas the Train’ to keep them occupied.

Here are eight imaginative and TV-free activities for the kids in late winter…

1. Fort Building

There’s no better way to hibernate the tail end of winter away than in a sturdy fort. And the kids can easily erect one with the right materials—gather unused sheets, blankets, and pillows and a sturdy piece of furniture (i.e., a dining room table, bunk bed, or couch)…and don’t forget the flash lights!

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