Create new snow day traditions with edible flavored snow and icy masterpieces.
Courtesy of HearthsongJackson Pollock on Ice
Fresh snow in the backyard equals a blank canvas for aspiring artists. Send them outdoors with squirtable snow paints and watch a masterpiece take shape.
Available at hearthsong.com, $19.
The trouble with mittens: Fingers may be warm and dry, but wrists are not. Solve that problem with SnowStoppers extra-long sleeves. They keep snow from sneaking between coat and glove and stop mittens from falling off.
Available at snowstoppers.com, $16.
Your favorite snow day treat as a kid: freshly scooped snow topped with a drizzle of maple syrup. Give that old fave an update with real-deal cone cups and all-natural, organic snow cone syrups in flavors such as cherry vanilla and apple pie.
Available at naturesflavors.com, $16.
Streamline the snow fort construction process with brick molds in two sizes. Add a turret maker for regal flair.
Available at llbean.com, $25.
You know where they have a lot of snow days? Vermont. So people there know a thing or two about hot chocolate - especially the cocoa fanatics at Lake Champlain Chocolates in Burlington. Their winter mix blends pure, delicious ingredients for a smooth postsledding treat.
Available at lakechamplainchocolates.com, $8.
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