Ensure the Next Snow Day is a (Snow)Ball

Create new snow day traditions with edible flavored snow and icy masterpieces.

 Courtesy of Hearthsong 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.

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At Arm's Length

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.

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Tasty Toppers

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.

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Another Brick in the Wall

Streamline the snow fort construction process with brick molds in two sizes. Add a turret maker for regal flair.

Available at llbean.com, $25.

Courtesy of Lake Champlain ChocolatesCourtesy of Lake Champlain ChocolatesFrom Burlington with Love

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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