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FROZEN! {Fun & facts about the science behind Snow, Frost & Hail}

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Did you know that snow and frost are not actually white? They just look that way because their ice crystals scatter light in all directions giving a white appearance!

This 46 page mini booklet pack is perfect for celebrating winters first snowfall or frost with your class! Whether your part of the world celebrates a mild winter or severe, there’ll be something in this pack to suit the needs of your class.

Please check out the preview for a closer look at the resources in this pack! Included are:

• Facts about how snow is formed
• 2 outdoor snow challenges (catch a snowflake on your tongue, make a snow angel)
• 10 snow themed challenges (Draw a diagram to explain how snow forms. Don’t forget to include labels and arrows/Translate the word SNOW into 3 different languages/Watch a movie that has a snowy setting. Use a small tray filled with snow to try and recreate the scene...etc.)
• Snow themed acrostic poem template
• My 5 senses in the snow (writing template)
• Snow can/has/is graphic organiser template

• Facts about how frost is formed
• 2 outdoor frost challenges (melt the frost off a leaf using only your breath, use a magnifying glass to study some frost)
• 10 frost themed challenges (Find and read a story (or watch a movie) about Jack FROST or FROSTY the snowman! Complete a compare and contrast about the similarities and differences between frost (the cold type!) and frosting (the delicious type!) Use your feet to make a pattern or path through the frost...etc.)
• Frost themed acrostic poem template
• My 5 senses in the frost (writing template)
• Frost can/has/is graphic organiser template

• Hail – facts about how its formed
• World record facts about then size of hailstones + a measuring challenge
• True or false questions about frozen winter weather!
• A selection of winter weather themed coloring pages
• Record some winter weather adjectives on the snowflake template
• Use the international METAR code for describing weather to write a weather forecast to describe your local weather
• 4 outdoor activity task cards
• What to wear? Complete the drawing to show what you wear in winter
• Record some of your favourite winter activities in the snow globe template
• What months do you celebrate winter in your country?
• Add the vowels to complete the winter weather themed words
• Add small illustrations to match the winter facts
• Winter weather themed word find
• How many compound words can you think of that start with snow?
• Add the other half of the picture to complete the symmetrical snowflake
• Writing prompt – “The coldest I’ve ever been was when…”, “My favourite way to keep warm is…”
• Fancy weather words and what they mean (precipitation, crystalline, meteorology, graupel etc.)
• Things to think about – why do some countries get more snow than others? How could you keep food cold without a freezer or electricity?
• Winter weather facts in numbers…. E.g. how many sides do all snowflakes have? How heavy was the world’s largest snow cone?
• Winter weather themed jokes!
• Compare and contrast frost (the cold type) with frosting (the delicious type)
• Facts about ice

Looking for other winter resources? You might want to have a peek at these!

Winter Nature Booklet {A booklet of activities celebrating winter}.
Iditarod - the Great Race & the Sled Dogs that run it! {Fun & Facts booklet}.
Reindeer! {A booklet of fun and facts about reindeer}.

This resource is also included as part of this great value bundle:

Winter Weather {Cool Temperatures Bundle!}.


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FROZEN! {Fun & facts about the science behind Snow, Frost & Hail}
FROZEN! {Fun & facts about the science behind Snow, Frost & Hail}
FROZEN! {Fun & facts about the science behind Snow, Frost & Hail}
FROZEN! {Fun & facts about the science behind Snow, Frost & Hail}