Winter Activities Guide for Chicago Kids

Here's our ultimate guide to the best things to do with kids in Chicago this winter, from ice skating to cozy indoor play spots and more family fun.

Chicago winters may be beyond cold, but there are a ton of fun things to do with kids in and around the city over the winter months. Read on for Mommy Poppins' guide to all the best winter activities, indoor fun, and other things to do with the family during the coldest part of the year. 





The Chicago Wolves Ice Skating Rink at the Brookfield Zoo is made of a synthetic material called Glice that requires no water and does not need to be kept below 32 degrees. Photo Courtesy of the Chicago Zoological Society