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10 Activities for Surviving Winter With Kids

Family-fun things to do over mid-winter break

Published on: February 18, 2019

Climbing the water tower at Volunteer Park. Credit: JiaYing Grygiel

Dreary winter days

A summer day is so ripe with possibility, it can be hard to choose what to do. On the flip side, a winter day can be so dreary and short on daylight that it can be hard to motivate yourself or the kids to do much of anything.

But as every parent knows, once you finally manage to get out of the house, it's totally worth it.

We've rounded up 10 ideas to get you through these winter days with kids. Bundle up and defy the drizzle, play indoors or catch a sun break — we've got something to suit just about every family.

Use the arrows above the image to find winter-time family-fun ideas with plants, pools, paths, playgrounds and lots more.

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