Chicago Winters = Snow Days: Do's and Don'ts

Tips for parents to keep kids from cabin fever on snow days.
CHICAGO - Jan. 7, 2015 - PRLog -- Let’s face it, it’s Chicago. School WILL be cancelled due to weather leaving parents in scramble mode of what to do with kids. When school is cancelled and you can’t make it to work, you have to come up with creative things to do with your children so you don’t all get cabin fever! Here are some ideas:

Snow-Day Do’s:
Do start the day off writing a schedule of “Fun” things to do with your child.
Do play a board game.
Do go outside and make snowmen and snow angels.
Do bake some cookies that the kids can decorate!
Do an arts and crafts project using things around the house.
Do Have a dance party or play Dance Dance Revolution on you Wii.
Do Use this day to have quality time with your children!

Snow-Day Don’ts:
Don’t plop yourself or your kids in front of the t.v. all day.
Don’t allow any nagging! Only smiles and fun suggestions!
Don’t try to work on your day off.
Don’t waste the day eating junk food and supplying it to your children.

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