Everyone loves a snow day off work and school and children especially are very fascinated by the snow.
These resources should evoke curiosity, answer pupil questions and prompt logical and critical thinking skills regarding the effect of adverse weather conditions.
The following resources make great links to Science (weather and materials), Literacy (descriptions) and Maths (symmetry) outcomes to develop pupil knowledge and skills across the curriculum.
This resource is composed of:
- An 8 slide powerpoint including 7 task cards (these can be done as stations around the class or as individual lessons depending on stage and if the children are working independently or in groups)
- What is snow? cut and stick task
- Snow Globe worksheet
- Survival kit worksheets
- Waterproofs or Insulators? investigation sheet (PDF and Word doc. copies to edit materials used if necessary)