Not only does building and playing in a blanket fort help keep your kids busy and out of trouble, but it can also be a fantastic way to help keep your kids warmer without cranking up the heat helping to save on your heating bill.
One great way to keep the kids calm and snuggled up under nice warm blankets is to have a movie day.
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Making a snow angel is a fun but very cold winter tradition!
Take out some of your books and line them up in a central location. Have each child (and adult!) grab a book and cuddle up to read.