Snowflake Bentley Winter READ ALOUD STEM™ Activity

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1st - 5th, Homeschool
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Every snowflake is unique!

Integrate STEM in your classroom with this engaging Winter Companion Activity to Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin. Students learn about how snowflakes are made into amazing shapes. Then build their very own unique snowflakes!

The Snowflake Bentley Winter STEM Activity is a fun and unique way to engage your students during the long winter months. Amazing winter resource for STEM club, STEM Teachers, and elementary teachers who want to create a hands-on educational environment in their classroom!

Students plan, design, and execute their own ideas. After they have completed their activity, there is time for reflection on what worked and what didn't.

We also included a writing activity for students to write what they learned about snowflakes!

Aligns with NGSS and Common Core.


  • Teacher Instructions (with pictures)
  • STEM Journal
  • Student Instructions
  • Snowflake Reading Passage and Questions
  • Student Planning and Reflection Pages
  • Snowflake Writing Activity
  • NGSS Standards
  • Common Core Standards
  • Digital Activity Version for Google Classroom

Materials List:

  • Toothpicks
  • Various Sized Marshmallows
  • Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Recommended)

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Total Pages
23 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.


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