Amazing Snowflake Videos

I mentioned previously that one of my favorite books about snow is about Snowflake Bentley, the first person to photograph the intricate designs of snowflakes. Here are some videos

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Best Books About Snow Days

In my next writing class, we are going to read a few of these snow day books and then create a chronological story about a snow day of

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Woodland Animals and Temperate Forests Habitats Unit Study

After our participation in the Chicago Wildlife Watch project, I decided to use woodland animals as our nonfiction topic for my story times at our homeschool co-op this

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Snowman Winter Ideas and Vowels Sort Freebie

During winter time, it’s easy to add “snow days” fun into your learning. Start with my snowman vowels sort freebie! Play with snowmen as you sort long vowel

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Marshmallow Counting and Adding

When the kids come inside from playing in the snow, I always let them have some hot cocoa to help them warm up. I decided to sneak a tiny

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Zoo Flakes: Symmetrical STEAM Snowflake Craft

Learning about snowflakes is a perfect lesson for learning about symmetry.  When we read Zoo Flakes ABC by Will C. Howell, we got a unique alphabet of zoo animals

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Writing in the Snow Picture Book Lesson

In the book In the Snow by Huy Voun Lee, Xiao Ming and his mother walk in newly fallen snow and his mother shows him Chinese characters by writing

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The Snowy Day Melting Snow Science Experiment

During our only big snow (so far) this winter, we experimented with melting snow. In The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats, Peter learned snow melted inside when

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Ideas for a Homeschool Snow Day

Whether it’s bitter cold outside or the snow is coming down just a bit too much, some days we find we’re stuck inside a bit too much. Homeschooling

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