9 snow day adventures
updated 10:37 AM EST, Sat March 9, 2013
Amy Thornton from Crozet, Virginia, woke at eight in the morning and found her three young children huddled together on the living room couch, playing with their Kindle. "A snow day is like this little stolen moment. Stolen from routine and rat-race," she said. "The highlight was getting to all play together, making memories."
Snow day: Sharing time with the kids
Snow day: Letting the boys play
Snow day: Bonding with the family
Snow day: Bringing out the paints
Snow day: Getting the most out of snow
Snow day: Making homemade bagels
Snow day: Catching a nice view
Snow day: Bringing out a favorite tradition
Snow day: Teaching them a new activity
- This week's storm dumped inches of snow across the U.S.
- Many shared how they spent their snow days
- Snowy adventures ranged from frolicking outside to sharing warm memories inside
(CNN) -- Everybody loves a good snow day -- even President Obama.
Obama donned a hat and gloves, joining his daughters on the White House lawn for a day of snowy mischief. He tweeted out a photo of the moment, describing it as "what a real snow day looks like."
While he took the fun outside, others spent their days off in the warmth of their homes.
From finger painting to making homemade bagels, people on Instagram shared photos with CNN iReport of their snow day adventures.
Check out our top snow day activities, and send in a photo of how you spend your snow days. If you are on Instagram, just tag your snow day photo #cnnireport to share. The best photos will be added to this gallery.