Boredom Buster idea: Winter Bingo for Kids. It’s FREE, easy, and fun. BONUS: you can DIY your own Winter Bingo cards with the kids as a craft activity!
Winter Bingo for Kids
Make your own BINGO cards
Of course, you want a master list of the BINGO words/images that you can call from. And everyone should have a different BINGO card layout (so not everyone gets BINGO at the same time each game!).
You can either make your own Winter Bingo for Kids cards creating some on your computer (you can use Word, Canva, PowerPoint). All you have to do is set up a grid and insert clip art.
You could write words like SNOW, MITTENS, COAT if you wanted a word sight reading activity. And the good thing about having images and/or word cards is that many different ages/reading abilities can play the same game at once. So if older siblings and younger siblings need a game which can be accessible to both…this is it!
You can have the kids’ draw out a grid of 9 squares. Colour in the objects you want included in the BINGO game (make sure you make a list before hand so all the kids draw the same images). And then decorate and personalize as they like.
Then, play BINGO!
Images Ideas for Winter Bingo Cards
- Hot chocolate cups
- Gingerbread men
- Candy Cane
- Skating Rink
- Winter coat
- Snow ball
- Hockey jersey
You could also switch up and play some SUMMER BINGO FOR KIDS in the winter.
It’s kind of fun to set the stage for a game of BINGO. Put out some snacks. Play some fun background music. And have fun. I’m not a fan of prizes (because someone always feels left out). But maybe have the “winner” choose the next song on the playlist?
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