50+ Low Prep Winter Activities & Crafts for Kids

INSIDE: Here is a massive list of 50+ awesome LOW PREP winter crafts, activities and sensory play ideas for kids! Great hands-on snow themed ideas perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.

Ok its that’s time again! Yup, time for another round up of crafts that you can actually do right now – the WINTER edition!!

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This time I have also included low prep winter activities that are easy for you but really fun for them!

Low Prep Winter Crafts & Activities for Kids

I always find the winter activities for kids that both I and my little ones enjoy the most are the ones that require little to no prep. For obvious reasons. But an easy set usually means simple rules for them and a uncomplicated clean up for me. This is even more true during winter when you are stuck inside more often than not.

Doing the voice of her Potato Masher Penguin

I have searched through Pinterest to put together this list of amazing winter activities and crafts for kids that are all easy to set up and for the most part only require supplies you most likely already have in your kitchen or bathroom and a few basic craft supplies.

Making the face of her Potato Masher Snowman

If you have these basic supplies and a few more listed below you can do these crafts right now! All supplies for the activities are also included in this list, and although they easy to set up some require a little bit of prep. But the prep is crazy easy and usually involves putting something in the freezer for a few hours!

Basic Craft Supplies Required:

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Basic Kitchen Supplies Required:

Basic Bathroom Supplies Required:

Basic Toy Supplies Required:

  • Lego
  • Puzzles
  • Magnetic Tiles

OK let’s get started!

Low Prep Winter Crafts

  1. Winter Hat Sensory Bag – Happy Toddler Playtime
  2. Potato Masher Snowman – Happy Toddler Playtime
  3. Cotton Ball Snowman Easy Winter Craft For Kids – A Little Pinch of Perfect
  4. Potato Masher Penguin – Happy Toddler Playtime
  5. Melted Snowman Shape Craft Collage – Fun Learning for Kids
  6. Ball Painted Snow Globe Craft – Toddler Approved
  7. Lego Printed Snowflake – Happy Toddler Playtime
  8. Snowflake Paper Plate Twirler – Crafts by the Sea
  9. Snowman Discovery Phonics Bags – Happy Toddler Playtime
  10. Stunning Sparkly Icicle Craft – Kids Craft Room
  11. White Cotton Ball Penguin – Glued to My Craft Blog
  12. Hot Glue and Watercolor Snowflakes – Little Bins for Little Hands
  13. Paper Plate Polar Bear Craft – Artsy Momma
  14. Fork Painted Snowflake – Happy Toddler Playtime
  15. Handprint Snowflakes – In the Playroom
  16. Popsicle Stick Snowflake – Happy Toddler Playtime
  17. Q-Tip Painted Snowflake Craft – No Time For Flash Cards
  18. Coffee Filter Snowflakes – One Little Project
  19. Watercolor and Salt Snowflakes – Teach Beside Me
  20. Tape Resist Snowflake Art – Little Bins for Little Hands
  21. Pom Pom Painted Snowflake – Happy Toddler Playtime
  22. Birch Winter Tree Art Project – How We Learn
  23. Happy Paper Penguin Art – Deep Space Sparkle
  24. Winter Bubble Wrap Tree Kids Craft – Arty Crafty Kids
  25. Polar Bears in Snow – Fair Dust Teaching
  26. Snowy Owl Craft – Happy Toddler Playtime
  27. Alpine Tree Painted Art – Painted Paper Art
  28. Eric Carle Inspired Polar Bear – Art Sonia
  29. Coffee Filter, Straw and Pasta Snowflake Craft – I Heart Crafty Things
  30. Paper Plate Yarn Penguin – NonToy Gifts
  31. Winter Mitten Craft for Preschoolers – Housing A Forest
  32. Snowy Houses Art – Happy Toddler Playtime
  33. Mess Free Snowman Painting – Happy Toddler Playtime

Easy Winter Activities

  1. Snowman Pom Pom Drop – Happy Tot Shelf
  2. Build a Snowman Activity Tray for Preschoolers – Happy Hooligans
  3. Dot Sticker Snowflake – Happy Toddler Playtime
  4. Snowstorm in a Jar Winter Science Experiment – One Little Project
  5. Fake Snow Writing Tray: A Pre-Writing Activity – No Time for Flashcards
  6. Snowflake Drop – Happy Toddler Playtime
  7. Preschool Winter Math Counting Snowballs – Fun-A-Day
  8. Snowball Oral Sensory Games – And Next Comes L
  9. Salty Snowman – Best Toys 4 Toddlers
  10. Snow Marble Run – Happy Toddler Playtime
  11. Fizzy Ice {Science Activity for Kids} – Toddler Approved
  12. Fun Science Experiment: Crystal Suncatchers – Babble Dabble Do
  13. Why Do Pinecones Open? Pine Cone Science Experiment for Kids – Lemon Lime Adventures
  14. Snow Art – Happy Toddler Playtime
  15. Snow Puzzle – Happy Toddler Playtime
  16. Cardboard Tube Snowflakes – Happy Toddler Playtime
  17. Cookie Cutters and Snow – Happy Toddler Playtime
  18. Build a Snowman: Paper Towel Activity – Happy Toddler Playtime
  19. Snowflake Balance – Happy Toddler Playtime

Winter Sensory Activities

  1. Frozen Pom Poms – Happy Toddler Playtime
  2. Paint the Snow – Busy Toddler
  3. Snow Kitchen – Happy Toddler Playtime
  4. Snow Dinosaurs – Happy Toddler Playtime
  5. Frozen Pom Pom Soup – Happy Toddler Playtime
  6. Frozen Caps – Happy Toddler Playtime



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