Ice and snow play

walking snow covered roadWhat do you do with a week filled with ice and snow? You don’t stay inside especially when school’s cancelled because of a snow storm or two. No. You put on your snow suits and…

skating lesson ice rinkresting ice rinkfalling ice

Skate on the ice. And when the snow starts falling again…

playing in snow

You dance among the snowflakes.walking snow filled woods

And search for tracks in the snowy woods.smiling in snowrolling snowballAnd roll large snow balls just because.

sledding ice snowsledding top snow ice hillsledding hill ice snowThen at the end of the week you get out your sleds. And keep sliding up and down a slope made of ice and snow.

Note: Our winter ice and snow play took place in the Hamptons, NY. Read here about ice skating in the Hamptons.

18 thoughts on “Ice and snow play”

  1. Oh wow Kriss it looks so beautiful there. Sounds like you had a great time and I love the photos, just wonderful 🙂

    1. The only thing I didn’t allow them to do was snow angels as they always get snow down their necks and it was too cold for that!

  2. The only thing missing is a snowman, although with all the fun they managed to fit in I don’t think they had time. Lovely photos of winter snow fun, thanks for linking up and making us feel a little jealous on Country Kids.

    1. One good thing about being in the country versus the city is that you don’t get all the dirty sludge. Thanks for stopping by.

  3. Daisy Broomfield

    So jealous! We’re having endless wet weather and no snow over here. Both my boys have been looking mournfully at the sledges hanging in our garden shed! Looks like you’ve had lots of fun. #CountryKids

  4. Ah, yes! Looks like our week (minus the ice skating!). It is good fun, and it is beautiful, but I am definitely done with snow for this year 🙂 Your photos are gorgeous, I’ve been struggling to get decent shots because it’s been quite sunny, so the glare is incredible! I too am looking forward to Spring 🙂 #CountryKids

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  6. Really beautiful photos, you’ve captured so much enjoyment!
    To add to your list of snow activities – two I’ve learnt in Sweden: building igloos! (just making a big big pile and then hollowing it out); and snow ball lanterns (which look absolutely gorgeous later on when it gets dark,
    …and one from a blog I just found, @FamilyDaysTriedAndTested, Freezing Bubbles:
    It looks like loads of fun 🙂

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