January Fun!

Amy at Serving Pink Lemonade shares a fun way to jazz up January by filling 21 envelopes with activities that she can do with her children each weekday of the month. 
I love this idea and created a list of our own January activities.   
I color coded them into two categories: weekday and weekend activities.  I wanted easy activities that can be done in the evening and then more elaborate activities that could be done on the weekends. 
I only chose to do ten this month since I’m starting halfway through.  I wrote the ten activities on notecards and placed them in a wooden square box I found at Michael’s for $1.  (I decoupaged the wooden box with scrapbook paper).  I put a magnetic strip on the box and placed it on the side of my refrigerator.  
Now everyday we can choose an activity to do:  The green ones are for the weekend and the blue ones are for weeknights.  Most of the blue ones can be repeated so I can put them back in the box. 
My Activities:
Winter Memory Game 
(Click HERE to get your free printable winter memory game)
Snowman Puzzle  
(Click HERE to get your printable snowman puzzle)
Read Polar Bear, Polar Bear What do you hear? by Bill Martin Jr.
Snowy Hand Print Tree
Hot Chocolate Mug Cakes
Family Movie and Popcorn Night
Chuck-E-Cheese (My husband likes going here just as much as my son)
Coffee Filter Snowflakes
(Click HERE for a tutorial on making coffee filter snowflakes)
Igloo Craft
(Click HERE for directions)
Milk Jug Bird Feeder

I’m so excited to start tonight.  I wonder what our first activity will be?  I will post pictures and directions after we work on these fun activities.

Now I can’t wait to come up with our February Activities.  Do you have some fun January or February activities to share?  Leave a comment.  I’d love to hear your ideas.


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  1. This is so cute and creative! I love your activity ideas!!

    maybe for February you could make valentines or heart cookies? :-)

  2. What a cute idea! I should do this with my kids! Winter months are always a little less exciting when you are stuck inside a lot of the time.

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