Green Zone

Kids can usually play outside comfortably when it's 30°F and higher—just layer their clothing and make sure they wear hats and mittens. Offer water often (it helps regulate body temperature), and watch for signs that they're getting chilled. If they're shivering, bring them inside even if they insist they're fine. Feel babies' hands and (if possible) feet regularly to see if they're turning icy; also watch for unexplained fussiness. It's a good idea to come inside tor a quick break every 40 minutes or so, just to warm up a bit.

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