Winter theme

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Those books are great! It’s a series to help kids learn to read and they kind of follow the seasons with a few exceptions.

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Meet Mrs. Sock-snow-girl…

After singing the song below she ended up like …

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like this…

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I knitted the clothes on a loom and the girls helped me, they liked it!

I made an Ice fishing sensory bin…

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3 more bins with icicles crayons and icicle canvas…

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I drew a snowman and the kids had to cut it out and cut the clothes out as well then stick it on a carton.

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We also made a “ski person” , watch a ski vidoe and and an acrobatic ski video and had them go down the “slide hill”.

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We learned about picasso’s interesting style of paintings…

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Green slush

Cold snow, warm green water in squirt bottles and tools to work with… DSCF7349DSCF7356DSCF7353DSCF7355

I was hoping they would have fun for 20 minutes but it lasted 45 minutes! Even R. who is almost 2 years old played for about 40 minutes! An activity to repeat a few times when the “real winter” will be here.

Instant winter

I was so exited when I got up in the morning to see the first snow of the season (or pre-season). What a surprise!DSCF7311 

We made the most of that perfect snow-man material. I only rolled the “bottom” ball and the girls rolled one each. Pretty big for a 3 and a 4 year old! Our creation ended up being just as tall as me so she got to wear my Halloween costume.DSCF7312

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Unfortunately our snow-lady was leaning on one side and fell down about 30 minutes after we came back in. Lucky we took some photos!

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