50+ Fun Winter Activities to Do With Your Kids Before New Year's Eve

Savor the season -- and get ready for 2013 -- with these creative winter fun ideas and inspiration. (55 Photos)

Holly Pevzner and Erika Rasmusson Janes on Nov 19, 2012 at 5:26PM

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50+ Fun Winter Activities to Do With Your Kids Before New Year's Eve

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Have a Backyard Bonfire

December 21, the winter solstice, is the shortest day of the year. It's when the earth is halfway around the sun. It's also a reminder that the days will get longer starting tomorrow and spring is finally on the horizon. (Yippee!) To celebrate the gradual return of light, have an evening bonfire in the backyard. Even though it's cold, bust out the s'mores!

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