Here's a fun home-made game you can play in the winter - perfect for the Winter Olympics too! It's also an excellent game for asthmatic children, encouraging them to blow out steadily.
What better way to spend a cold winter day than on some family games and we've a huge collection of winter themed games for you to play. Some need a bit of crafty preparation too making them perfect for a stuck inside winter day.
The bobsled, or bobsleigh, has got to be one of the most exciting events at the Winter Olympics, and many children will have enjoyed the tale of the Jamaican bobsled team in the Disney film Cool Runnings! We decided to have a go at making our own with supplies from the junk cupboard.
Grab a dice, turn the printer on and discover how good you are at curling - board game style! Kids will be playing against a partner and scoring points, so there is some adding practice involved too. Please note - we've taken liberties with the rules of curling! The game is for 2 players.
This homemade curling game is a great idea for a winter's afternoon or to accompany the Winter Olympics. We love crafts that you can enjoy playing with afterwards as they tick all sorts of boxes!
This game is perfect for enthusiastic ice-skaters, for kids who love to watch ice skating shows, and of course for playing during the Winter Olympics. But actually, it's strategic, exciting and fun, so you don't need an excuse to play it!
Print our Make A Snowman Game for some family fun this Christmas! Suitable for all ages (youngest children will need help).
Here is a festive version of the traditional children's game, Pin the Tail on the Donkey, perfect for winter or Christmas parties.
The kids may not be able to take part in the real Winter Olympics, but they can have some fun with our Winter Olympics board games! Here's a slalom game which captures all the fun and excitement of the real event. Play with 2-4 players.
This silly Christmas Snowman Game, a drawing game, is fun for all ages, from little kids up to grandparents, but it only really works when the players don't know what to expect.
This is a rowdy Christmas party game for a bunch of kids (and adults) - great fun for mixed groups, too. You will need a few "woolly" supplies!
This exciting board game is based on the speed skating event we enjoy during the Winter Olympics, which of course is fast and furious - and often looks dangerous! It can be played with 2-4 players.
Pen and paper games are perfect for cold winter games. Add a winter feeling to the game of boxes with one of printable grids, available in three sizes so you can pick the best one for your child's concentration levels.
These winter theme game cards are great fun for the kids when it's too cold and wintry to play outside! Print onto some card, laminate if you prefer, then use for memory games, snap or ordering games.
Print our winter sports dominoes and play just like normal dominoes. Can you recognise all the different winter sports? For extra durability, you could back them onto some card or craft foam, or laminate them.