We love our cardboard, redneck sled, but if we keep getting so much snow I guess we should invest in a sled. We also tried out the lid to a rubbermaid container and it worked good too. It helped that the "snow" we got was mostle ice. Our yard could have literally been an ice skating rink.
Henry loved slidding. He would sit down on the sled and wait got someone to push him down the hill and then would say "again" at the bottom.
Abigail loved sledding too, but ate quite a bit as well.