Ideas (that don’t require cleaning your house) for Winter Fun as a Group
Book a pool party or just meet for “open swim” at a community pool (we’ve had good luck @ Cape Elizabeth’s pool - there’s a hot tub and it costs $5.00 for non residents (or book a music or bowling or gymnastics party and share the cost.)
Bring some board games to the top of the Portland Public Market
Meet for Friday Night Open Gymnastics, or at the Children’s Museum (1st Fri $1.00)
Take a winter hike / snowshoe @ Pineland and have cocoa in the visitor’s center.
Gather at a WinterKids Winter Festival or the Portland Flower Show (preshow essay contest here – maybe a writing party at school one afternoon?
Families with younger children – hire some eighth graders to entertain your kids; they need to raise $ for their trip to D.C. – and try Parent’s Night Out ideas from Maine.TodayShare more ideas at http://www.fspparents.blogspot.com