Children playing outside are more suspect to frost-bite than adults
Kids are more at risk for frostbite because they lose heat from their skin more rapidly than adults.
The areas most prone to frostbite are the head, face, ears, hands, and feet.
Dr. Allison Brindle, a pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital says you can explain to your kids what frost nip or frost bite may feel like, so they can look for the warning signs.
To maximize their protection from the cold and wet snow, Dr. Allison Brindle says it’s important to dress your kids in layers. Or, you can let them play outside in 20-30 minute shifts. But, if you have very little ones pay extra close attention to the thermometer.
Dr. Brindle says if the temperature is at or above freezing, use your own judgement. And remember to apply sunscreen on sunny days.