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Fun in the Snow

Chicago Winter Sports Guide: Skiing, Snowboarding, Sledding
From mounds to mountains, the Chicago area and surrounding region offers an array of options for snowy sport and leisure.

Ski Conditions Around the World
Check out ski conditions in the United States, Canada and many international sites.

Easy Winter Activities and Crafts
Easy Winter Activities and Crafts for Kids

Winter Family Projects
Try these free winter season related craft patterns and projects. Use many creative techniques and supplies to make a variety of winter crafts including snowflakes,
snow people, penguins and more.

Winter Storm Emergency Closing Center for Chicagoland
Check out schools and other closings in your area.

Real Crystal Snowflake
Make an amazing snowflake from real crystal (borax). This is a beautiful project.

Snowflake Fun
Make finger puppets with your snowflakes