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Garden City School Library: Playing in the Snow

Lesson 1 - Building a Snowman

  • Introduction: Ask the students to explain what weather is. Talk about how different seasons have different weather, and we're now going into winter. What weather is usually only in the winter? Ask the kids to list activities they might do in the snow. 
  • Readalouds: All You Need for a Snowman by Alice Schertle / illustrated by Barbara Lavallee and Snowballs by Lois Ehlert.

  • Videos:

Lesson 2 - Winter Clothing

  • Introduction: Ask if the kids know about seasons. Talk about features of each one.

  • Readalouds:  Tap the Magic Tree, Froggy Gets Dressed
  • Activity: Froggy coloring. 
  • Video: Once a few kids have finished, play this Super Simple Song about clothing.