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Cool Toys and Cozy Gear for Your Next Snow Day

Snow brick molds, unicorn sleds, dino snowsuits and more

Ella Gonchar

Published on: January 10, 2024

Kids on a sled with the best snow gear and toys

With temperatures dropping and kids excited to run around in the snow, there’s no better time to get some new snow gear and accessories to amp up the fun. From igloo building to adventures on snowy mountains, we’ve listed the best snow toys and gear for these cold winter months. 

1. SnowCandy inflatables

Looking for a little pop of color and fun? You’ll find that and more with these inflatable snow sleds. Slide in style on a sled shaped like a penguin, polar bear, bunny, rainbow, peppermint candy and more. They even have an inflatable snow bunker. What could be more fun?

"Sleding on SnowCandy penguin best snow toys"
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2. Snowman decorating kit

You’ve made the perfect snowman, but there’s not a round stone in sight and you are out of carrots. How will you put the finishing touches on your new frosty friend? Never fear, the snowman decorating kit is here to save the day! The kit comes with all the details (eyes, nose, buttons, etc.) you need to make a snow family and even a pet. 

"Snowman decorating kit and a mom and son in the snow together with the best snow gear and toys"
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3. Snow painting kit

A yard covered in fresh white snow can be a beautiful sight. But it can also be the perfect canvas for your little Picasso to express themselves! Bust out these snow paints next time you wake up to a fresh cover of snow and make your yard the most colorful and fun on the block.

"Snow painting kit is one of the best snow toys"
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4. Snowball maker kit

For the beloved pastime of snow days, these playful snowball makers are just the thing to spice up your snowball fights. With this kit, your little ones can launch into battle with snowballs shaped like dinosaurs, hearts, ducks and snowpeople. 

"colorful snowball makers"
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5. Toddler snow boots

Great for keeping your kiddo’s feet warm and dry, these Nova snow boots are just the thing to romp around in the snow. They come in a variety of different colors and patterns so your little one can pick out their own perfect pair.

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6. Snow brick mold

Take your snow fort building to the next level. These snow brick molds are ideal for quickly building neat and functional bricks for your igloo so you are ready for that epic neighborhood snowball fight!  

"snow brick mold best snow gear"
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7. Dino snowsuit

The perfect stylish snowsuit for your kid, this dinosaur outfit comes in a variety of shades and styles. Your kiddo will love getting ready for the snow with this cozy-cute getup.

"Dino snow suit best snow gear"
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8. Snow shovels

Let the kids help shovel the driveway with these heavy-duty snow shovels for kids. Not only do these offer a great excuse to get out of the house and get some snow moved around, but they are also perfect to keep in the trunk of the car. 

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9. Adorable balaclava

Make staying warm exciting with these animal-inspired balaclavas. Available in an assortment of colors and animal faces, your little one can dress up for the cold like their favorite animal. 

"Pink fleece snow hat with neck warmer best snow gear"
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10. Inflatable snow tube

These inflatable and easy-to-pack tubes are ideal for a fun day of sledding. They are also available in a variety of different kid-friendly themes, such as an ice dragon and flamingo.

"Rainbow unicorn with sun glasses best snow gear"
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11. Cozy mittens

These mittens are excellent for building a snowman or spending a day on the mountain. With multiple color options and a cozy fleece lining, your child’s hands will stay warm all day long. 

"pink waterproof snow mittens best snow gear"
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12. Snowproof gloves

For kids who prefer gloves to mittens, these waterproof (and snow-proof) gloves are just what they need to stay out all day in the snow. Available in a multitude of colors and patterns, these gloves will help your kiddos be warm and stylish at the park, in your backyard, or on a snowy mountain. 

"Black and blue waterproof snow gloves best snow gear"
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This article was originally published several years ago and updated most recently in January 2024.

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