Preschool Snowflake Activities

Snowflakes are captivating for little ones even if it doesn’t snow where you live. We always love learning about snowflakes as part of our winter theme activities. My buddy Mary Catherine of Fun-A-Day! and I have been busily working behind the scenes to compile all of our best activities into weekly printable lesson plans for you to use in the classroom or at home. Here’s a glimpse at some of our favorite preschool snowflake activities. Preschool Snowflake Theme Activities Snowflake Literacy Activities {Read More}

Winter Counting Art Snowflake Emergent Reader

Art. Math. Science. Reading. Sensory Play. Outdoor play. Pretend play. Social skills. Self-help skills. There is SOOOO much to to incorporate into our busy days with preschoolers and kindergarteners, so whenever I can I love to do activities that touch on a variety of key areas. It saves planning time, exposes kids to a variety of skills, and gives us extra time in our day to do other things.  We recently used the snowflake emergent reader for our snowflake lesson {Read More}

Snowflake Segmentation Printable Mat

Developing phonemic awareness is a crucial component to later reading and writing success, but don’t worry. Many early childhood activities like singing songs, reciting nursery rhymes and more help kids with these important skills. There’s a full continuum of phonological and phonemic awareness skills that kids progress through. Today we’re sharing an activity from our snowflake theme lesson plans to help kids with segmentation. Use our free printable snowflake segmentation mats and these steps to practice with your kids one {Read More}

Marble Painted Snowflake Craft Winter Art for Kids

It isn’t snowing here in Florida but we did have our first cold snap. All the winter coats, hats, and gloves have my little ones daydreaming of snowflakes. One afternoon after school we decided to make some snowflakes of our own using the classic marble painting technique we’ve used before to make fish art. We used paper to make our snowflakes, but you could also use coffee filters. I wasn’t sure how the lightweight coffee filters would stand up to {Read More}

Winter Snowflake Crafts and Activities

Let’s be real. Here in sunny Florida we are not going to be seeing any real snowflakes anytime this winter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t pretend a little. Whether you’re covered in snow or not going to see any, snowflake crafts and activities are one way to add some fun to cold winter days and more time indoors. These are some of the best snowflake crafts and activities we’ve seen and tried. 15 Snowflake Crafts and Activities Gather a {Read More}

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Art and Math

We’ve been exploring snowflakes and reading books about snow, and I wanted to incorporate some loose parts play that related to our theme.  With just a handful of popsicle sticks kids can have fun creating their own snowflake art and practicing symmetry. This post contains affiliate links. To set up this activity you’ll needs craft sticks in various sizes. I chose craft sticks, mini craft sticks, and skill sticks. Since they are light in color you could technically leave them unpainted, {Read More}

Cool Snowflake Videos for Kids

Living in Florida we will only be able to see snow if we travel, so it can be hard for kids to visualize what snow is like. Even if you live in an area where it snows often kids are fascinated with the idea that each snowflake is unique. While we’ve been learning about snowflakes we’ve discovered some fun videos that kids will enjoy and learn from. Below there are a couple songs for preschoolers and some educational videos for {Read More}

Snowflake Blotto Winter Art

Blotto art projects fascinate kids. Each one is unique, and opening up the new design each time is always a fun surprise. Recently we decided to make some snowflake blotto winter art. Affiliate links included. We started by putting white tempera paint in a squeeze bottle to help regulate the amount of paint that would flow onto the paper and give the kids a little more control. The girls recently learned that snowflakes have six sides or points, so we {Read More}

Sparkly Snowflake Winter Play Dough

Today we’re back with our friends from Nothing if Not Intentional, Fun-A-Day!, Play Trains!, My Nearest and Dearest, and Buggy and Buddy to share more fun winter play ideas. My girls are so interested in snow. Almost daily they ask if we can go visit their grandparents to see snow, and anytime the temperature drops just a little bit they ask if it’s cold enough to snow now. I can’t make it snow for them here in Florida, but we’ve been doing a {Read More}