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Wordsworth Winter Warmers: 6 Fun Things To Do in Winter

Wordsworth Winter Warmers: 6 Fun Things To Do in Winter

The chilly winter months can often make us want to snuggle up indoors and hibernate until the warmer weather returns.

Don't let the frosty air keep you from experiencing all the exciting and cosy activities this season offers. 

By engaging in heartwarming indoor activities, there are countless ways to enjoy the season and stay warm, no matter your age or interests. 

So, grab your favourite blanket, a steaming cup of Hug In A Mug, and get ready to discover our ultimate list of winter warmers! In this article, we'll share some of the most exhilarating and delightful winter activities for adults and kids alike to create unforgettable memories and embrace the magic of winter.

6 Fun Things To Do At Home In Winter

1. Entertain The Kids With Crosswords And Activity Books 

The Kids' Book of Crosswords: 82 Fun-Packed Word Puzzles

We know how hard it can be to keep kids entertained during the winter months when we are all cooped up indoors escaping the cold. With the June/July holidays just around the corner, it can be a challenge to find activities that will hold their attention. That's where our selection of kids crosswords comes in!

Our crosswords are designed to challenge your children's minds while keeping them engaged and entertained. Packed with fun puzzles and brain teasers, these books will help your kids develop important cognitive skills while having fun.

But we don't stop there! We also offer a wide range of colouring books, word searches and activity books for kids providing a variety of stimulating and educational activities that will keep your children entertained for hours on end.

So, don't let your kids spend their winter days in front of a screen. Give them the gift of learning. They'll thank you for it in the long run!

2. Relax With Adult Colouring Books And Brain Games 

Crosswords: Arcturus Elegant Puzzles

Indulging in crossword books, adult colouring books, and word games during the winter months can be a great way to alleviate feelings of restlessness and boredom. 

Not only do these activities provide entertainment, but they also offer numerous benefits for our mental well-being. Engaging in these activities can help improve cognitive function and memory as well as reduce stress and anxiety.

One of our favourite crossword books has beautiful cover art from the Arcturus Publishing collection. We love the intricate designs and stunning visuals that accompany the challenging puzzles.

So, why not curl up by the fireplace and get scribbling? 

It's a great way to bring some joy and mental stimulation to those long winter days.

3. Get Competitive With Board games For The Whole Family

The Queen's Gambit: The Board Game

Board games are the perfect way to stay entertained during the winter months. Whether you're looking for a quiet night in with friends or a fun family activity, board games offer something for everyone.

From classic games like Monopoly and Scrabble to modern favourites like Cards Against Humanity or even Dungeons & Dragons, there are endless options to choose from. 

Board games also provide an opportunity to disconnect from screens and engage in some good old-fashioned face-to-face fun. So, fill the chip bowls, gather your loved ones, and get ready for some quality time with your favourite board games this winter season!

4. Cook Up A Storm With Wintery Comfort Food 

Delia's Winter Collection: 150 Recipes for Winter

Winter is the ideal season to explore your culinary skills. 

Cookbooks can offer a wide range of winter warmers recipes and techniques, from easy family meals to books from your favourite chefs like Ottolenghi.

Turn your kitchen into a romantic date night with your loved one, or get your family having flour fights while making their own bread.

Cooking and baking can be an excellent way to spend a cold afternoon indoors, and there's no denying there's something uniquely satisfying about preparing your own meals in the wintertime. 

Browse our Food & Drink category here to satisfy your winter cravings. 

5. Turn Your Home Into Your Private Sanctuary 

Home Sweet Organized Home: Declutter & Organize Your Busy Family (Volume 3)

Winter is the perfect time to tackle some home improvement projects that you've been putting off. From organising your closet to redecorating your living room, there's no shortage of tasks to keep you busy indoors. 

One of the simplest ways to give your home a new lease on life is by adding some houseplants. Not only do they add a touch of greenery to your space, but they also help purify the air and improve your overall well-being. Whether you're a seasoned plant parent or just starting out, there's a houseplant for every level of experience.

Winter is also an excellent time to get organised. Take advantage of the colder weather to declutter and create storage solutions that work for you. And if you're feeling a bit more ambitious, why not try a little redecorating? 

A fresh coat of paint or some new throw pillows or other small home DIY projects can have a big impact on the look and feel of your home. 

So, grab your toolbox and get ready to make your house a warm and welcoming haven this winter season!

6. Get Your Summer Body Ready In Winter

The Lazy Person's Guide to Exercise

The winter months are an excellent time to focus on your health and well-being. After all, Summer bodies are built in winter!

With more time spent indoors, there's no better time to experiment with health plans such as the tried and tested Mediterranean diet. Home-cooked meals allow you to control the ingredients and make healthier choices. And with plenty of diet books available, there's no shortage of inspiration for meals that are both nutritious and delicious. 

Winter is also a great time to start a home workout routine. Whether it's yoga, pilates, or cardio, there are plenty of exercises you can do at home with little or no equipment. Exercise not only helps you maintain a healthy weight, but it also boosts your mood and immune system. 

So, why not make your health a priority this winter and explore the fitness & diet section? 

You'll be surprised at how much better you feel both physically and mentally!

For Every “The End” Is A New Book Unread

As winter sets in and the days grow shorter, finding ways to stay entertained at home can be a challenge. With a bit of creativity and resourcefulness, there are plenty of engaging activities to enjoy indoors.

But in the end, there is something truly magical about just escaping into the world of a good book. As the rain falls and the wind howls, there's no better time to curl up with a blanket and immerse oneself in the pages of a captivating story. 

With each turn of the page, readers are transported to far-off lands, introduced to new characters and taken on thrilling adventures. Whether it's a classic tale or a modern masterpiece, the power of literature to captivate and inspire is undeniable. 

Let yourself be swept away by the magic of a good book from the Wordsworth recommendations list this winter, and discover the joy of getting lost in a great story.

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