If they’re a fan of soccer and football during the summer, why not introduce them to ice hockey during the fall and winter time? If they don’t become a fan of this sport, at least you can give it a shot. Or, you can teach them how to ice skate, which is another fun activity that encourages the kids to have fun. Who knows: maybe down the road they will love ice hockey or ice skating and either of these pastimes will become their new favorite.
Other hobbies that work well during the colder months are playing musical instruments! It is a great idea for them to learn how to play new instruments indoors, when it is hard for them to go outside. Have them explore and learn about different instruments, such as the piano, classical guitars and trumpets; they’ll become musical pros in no time at all.
In fact, if you’re really feeling inventive during the colder seasons, teach your kids how to make a guitar. Go shopping with them and get the right supplies. After gathering up the supplies in your home, it will be fun to assemble a guitar together. It will also teach them how each part of the guitar operates and how it makes beautiful sounds! Build a guitar with them and enjoy the learning process on your own, too. It will definitely be a fun experience.
When the spring finally rolls around and the winter sports come to an end, don’t forget to have your kids practice the sports that learned during the fall and winter. You don’t want them to forget about all of their hard work! Musical instruments can thankfully be played during any season, even though they happen to be ideal during the fall and winter. Finally, encouraging your kids to learn new hobbies in general will be fun; it will be even more enjoyable to watch them improve on their favorite activities over time.
Sierra is a freelance writer and owner of Paige One. When fall and winter time arrives she loves to craft the day away and play the piano!