10 Long Island family-friendly winter activities
Kids love the winter. From snowball fights and snow angels to hot chocolate and possible days off from school, what's not to love?
In addition to bundling up and heading into the backyard, there are many fun things to do with your kids all winter long. So to help prevent cabin fever, we asked our Facebook and Twitter fans to share their favorite, family-friendly winter activities on Long Island. Here, 10 indoor and outdoor suggestions for fun things to do with your kids during the winter months.
Monster Mini-Golf of Deer Park
-Eric Gemunder, via Facebook
Safari Adventure in Riverhead -- it's very clean!
-Eileen Herrmann-Kruger, via Facebook
Safari Adventure is very clean. It's great that they make everyone remove their shoes when they walk in.
-Laurie Wood, via Facebook
Parkway Elementary School in East Meadow is great for young kids to go sledding. I usually run into old faces there as well.
-Brian Fahy, Long Beach
Bouncers and Slydos. It's really hard to find any place for my son to play because he has a fine and gross motor skill delay. This the only place that he can play. Plus all the jumping tires him out so he manages to get a good nap in after.
-Jenee Rolov, via Facebook
Ice skating at the Tanger Outlets in Deer Park and Wood Kingdom. My kids love it there. Also, our local library.
Barnes & Noble storytime with my grandson.
-Mary Pallotta, via Facebook
Bounce U in Farmingdale.
-Maria Ottomanelli, via Facebook
Long Island Children's Museum. My girls love the tot spot room.
-Jessica Flannigan, via Facebook
We went to Pump it Up in Islip and it was awesome! Two hours of fun for $14!
-Kristyna McMahon Acerno, Sayville
How about a trip to your local Michaels store and buy crafts to do at home.
-Julie Millman, Oceanside
I'm not telling -- I don't want it to get even more crowded!
-Kara Gallagher, via Facebook
Where are your favorite things to do during the winter with your kids? Comment below and follow me on Twitter @JenBergerKids.