GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — There are many ways to have fun in the winter right in your own backyard. Try building a winter fort with you kids that they can enjoy all season long. 

The Blandford Nature Center is a great place to get tips on how to make them, including what kind of materials you should grab, how big you should make it and more.

They also offer many opportunities to enjoy nature during the winter through nature hikes, bird watching, and activities that bring families together outside. Check out their calendar.

Winter fort at Blandford Nature Center
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