Kid’s games with ice = easy, economical, and most of all, FUN! Let the kids enjoy the outdoors for both summer and winter with these fun and creative ice activities.
1. Excavating Toys From Ice
This is an simple and entertaining game, especially for a hot day. Simply place plastic toys in a bowl or container and then freeze. After frozen, give the kiddos plastic or wooden tools to dig their toys out! The ice will slowly melt making them easier and easier to excavate.
2. Colored Ice
A colorful and fun activity in the snow or cold weather! Fill 7 inch balloons with water and a few drops of liquid food coloring, tie and shake, and then let them freeze over night. Use them to decorate your snow-filled yard for a pop of whimsical color.
3. Sailboat Ice Cubes
Chances are, you’ve already got the materials needed for this cheap and effortless ice cube craft. Place them in a bowl of water for play or ever the pool for floating.
4. Frozen Dinosaur Eggs
This is just like the excavating game, but with mini plastic dinosaurs frozen inside of balloons! This would be enjoyable for the kids on any hot summer day by the pool. Get the full details HERE.
5. Floral And Fruit Ice Cubes
No matter the age, this ice cube idea adds a little bit of color and flavor to any party! Spice up your water, punch, or tea with lemon, mint, or strawberry filled ice cubes. Although a little more expensive, edible flowers are also a cute idea. For clear ice, be sure to use boiled and distilled water.