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As the temperature dips and we tend to migrate indoors.
Do you think the fun decreases? No way. I can think of so many fun frugal things to do during the winter.
Sledding, skating, cookie exchanges or building a snow fort. Or what about a cup of hot cocoa and a good book.
Just because the temperature dips doesn’t mean that the fun does.
What do you love most about winter?
Are you a get outside and go skiing or build a snowman type? Or are you a stay inside where it is warm and cuddle up with a good book or bake some yummy cookies type?
No matter your type because you are both awesome. Below you will find a great list of fun frugal winter activities.
There are activities for the outdoors person. Activities for those that like the cozy inside. There are holiday activities. There are some solo fun activities and some great frugal group activities.
Whatever you do make the most of it. Have fun. Pay it forward and share your joy.
41 Frugal winter fun ideas:
- Build a snowman
- Checkout the local library
- Visit the local museum
- Invite your friends over
- Call a distant family member and have a chat
- Go for a hike
- Make a popcorn garland
- Have a fondue party
- Make homemade Christmas cards
- Make snow angels
- Have a snowball fight
- Pick out your Christmas tree
- Wrap presents
- Watch your favorite holiday movie
- Go sledding
- Decorate for the holidays
- Bake yummy pastries
- Go for a walk in the snow
- Go skating
- Listen to Christmas music
- Go snowshoeing
- Have a family games night
- Make a donation to the Food Bank
- Campout in the living room
- Cup and conversation
- Go for a nature walk
- Pajama day
- Write a letter to Santa
- Popcorn and a movie
- Wander a gift fair
- Have a cookie exchange
- Go carolling
- Build a snow fort
- Do a light display tour
- Read a good book
- Take a nap
- Host a potluck dinner
- Have a craft night
- Tour a nativity scene
- Visit Santa Claus
You can have an amazing time no matter the weather or the time of year. And you don’t have to break the bank to do it.
What activities does your town offer during the winter? Is there a local winter festival? What do you like to do?
Pick and choose from the list above or add in a few ideas of your own.
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Have an amazing day,
Saving & Simplicity