snow gear for the whole family

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The best way to ensure that you and your family have as much fun as possible in the snowy outdoors is to have all the winter and snow essentials. Make sure you have the right clothes, toys and gear to make it that much more enjoyable! 


Pick up a few items from the list of winter essentials below. Each of them is guaranteed to make your winter activities all the more fun and comfortable. Whether you need the appropriate snow clothing, some accessories to make your snow forts or snowmen more complete or something that will allow you to go snowboarding or snow tubing, we picked out the goods for you! 

So without further ado, here’s the most fun and essential snow gear for the whole family. 

1. Sled Legs / Wearable Snow Sleds

Sled Legs Wearable Snow Sleds – Fun Winter

These equipable sledding legs will allow anyone to slide down a hill using nothing but their own legs. It’s fun, comfortable and exhilarating! 

2. Yukon Charlies Advanced Snowshoe

Snow Gear - Yukon Charlies Advanced Snowshoe

When the snow is too thick for regular shoes or boots, a pair of these high quality snowshoes will really come in handy, especially when hiking.


3. ILM Ski and Snowboarding Helmet

Snow Gear - ILM Ski Helmet Snowboard Snow Sports Sled Skate Outdoor Recreation Gear for Men Women ASTM Certified

No one should ever go snowboarding or skiing without proper head protection. ILM’s ski helmet is a fantastic and affordable choice that comes with luxurious ear pads and durable shock absorption.

4. Kupton Inflatable Snow Tube

Snow Gear - Kupton Inflatable Snow Tube for Sledding, Snow Sleds for Kids and Adults

Not only is this snow tube wear-resistant and freeze-proof but it’s made out of very thick materials. This makes it not only durable but comfortable and stable when speeding down a snowy hill. Its large size makes it an excellent fit for children and adults.

5. Kovot’s Build Your Own Snowman Decorating Kit

Kovot Build a Snowman Decorating Kit

What’s a winter holiday without the classic pass-time of building a snowman? Perfect your snowmen this season with this decorating kit complete with a hat and scarf, as well as wooden mouth pegs, buttons and a carrot nose!

6. Hyke and Byke Cold Weather Sleeping Bag

Hyke & Byke Snowmass 0 Degree F 650 Fill Power Hydrophobic Down Sleeping Bag with ClusterLoft Base

If you plan on going camping in the cold season then a hydrophobic sleeping bag will be a must have item. This sleeping bag keeps out moisture and traps in heat so you can be snug and warm even during cold nights.

7. Snow Screamer Foam Sled

Paricon Snow Screamer Foam Sled

This large 47” sled is not only lightweight but perfectly sized for two people to traverse snowy hills and woods together.

8. Thermal Heated Socks

2 Pair Mens Heated Socks Thermal Winter Gear Keeps Heat In Snow Ski Boots

What is more magical in winter than clothes that automatically warm you up? Keep your feet and toes warmed up this season with the pouches of hot air these socks will create for you.

9. Flexible Flyer Snow Fort Building Kit

Snow Gear - Flexible Flyer Snow Fort Building Kit Brick Form & Sand Castle Mold Block, Winter Toy

This kit is the quickest way to instantly improve your snow fort building skills. They are perfect for very young ages and as a bonus, it can double as a sand castle building when summer comes around.

10. Ideal Sno Art

Snow Gear - Ideal Sno Art Kit Kids Outdoor Snow Activity

Whoever told you that arts and crafts can’t be done in the snow hasn’t seen this set. With color packs and marker bottles, your kids will be decorating their forts, snowmen and snow angels in no time.

11. Geospace LED Ski Scooter

Geospace Original LED Ski Skooter Fold-up Snowboard Kick-Scooter for Use on Snow

Think of a snow tube but with more control at your fingertips. Fun for the whole family, this ski scooter can be used for going both uphill and downhill.

12. Kamik Men’s Nationplus Boots

Snow Gear - Kamik Men's Nationplus Boot

There’s no reason why dad can’t be properly dressed while going out with the family. These stylish and practical winter boots are rustproof and properly insulated so you can most effectively enjoy your snowy activities.

13. OZERO Waterproof Winter Gloves

Snow Gear - Waterproof Winter Gloves Touchscreen Fingers for Driving, Motorcycle - Hands Warm in Cold Weather Thermal Gifts for Men

With nicely placed grips on the thumbs and index fingers, these gloves are soft and breathable. You’ll have the same dexterity as you normally would without wearing gloves with these durable suede mittens. 

14. Sno Storm Battle Kit

Snow Gear - Sno Storm Snow Battle Kit

Complete with very cool looking shields and a snowball maker, the entire family will be able to have a snowball fight that isn’t only convenient and safe, but stylish and thrilling.

Hopefully you already have some idea of how you’ll be spending your winter season outdoors, so we hope that some of these toys and gear will only improve your snowy activities. Have a happy holidays and have fun!

Need tips on how to drive in the snow? Check out our article on The Essential Guide to Drive in the Snow – Safety Gear & Tips