Thursday, February 3, Snowmen at Night We've seen more than our share of snow this winter and because of that we've had more than our share of snow days!
See all posts Get your motors running: It always seems that January is a fun-filled month with The Jens. All of the holiday craziness is over! The kiddos have had an opportunity to release some energy during winter break and return to school a little refreshed and ready to learn.
What do they do at night??? In this post we'll share some fun activities we use with this story. Pretend Play After reading Snowmen at Night, we have our students pretend that they are snowmen. We walk around and form them into the perfect snowmen.
Once we have placed their arms just right, we tell them good night and then turn around, going to sleep.
Ynglinga saga, the first book of Heimskringla, first mentions a Yule feast in After , it is the main feast of the year. Saga of Hákon the Good credits King Haakon I of Norway with the Christianization of Norway, as well as rescheduling the date of Yule to coincide with Christian celebrations held at the time. Find fun Disney-inspired art and craft ideas for kids of all ages—including holiday and seasonal crafts, decorations, and more. Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner She has also written Snowmen All Year.. Since we are in the middle of a huge winter cold freeze and lots of snow, I thought I would share a short create writing activity that you can do with your class.
While we're not looking, they do what they think snowmen do at night. We give them a few seconds and then "wake up," saying, "Wow! What did they do last night while I was sleeping?
They then write a sentence using one of the words they made.
Story Vocabulary We pull vocabulary from the story and discuss one word each day of the unit. Students are asked to make predictions before we visit the dictionary for a definition.
Toward the end of the lesson, students have to write one sentence for each vocabulary word and draw a picture. Circle Map and Independent Writing We use a circle map to record what the children think snowmen do at night.
Students then create their own snowman scene and write: We put together student writing and illustrations to create the class book titled At Night, My Snowman. Plan a Snowman Party Students get to plan a party, deciding who, what, when, where, and why.
The kids have fun thinking of all the food snowmen might eat. Some of our favorite snowmen snacks are marshmallows and hot chocolate. How Do Snowmen Celebrate?
We spend the entire week writing about how snowmen celebrate. I have my students use a tree map to plan their writing. They focus on writing what happens first, next, and last. Throughout the week, I like to surprise the kids with different snowman snacks.
A few of the yummy snacks we share are marshmallows, hot chocolate, snow cones, and graham crackers. How do you celebrate winter in your classroom?Miss Kindergarten • A kindergarten teaching blog Classroom tips, teaching ideas, and resources for primary grades.
First I read the book Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner to the class. Then we brainstormed as a class all the things we would like to do if we were snowmen at night. The kids wrote about what they would do if they were snowmen at night.
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Snowmen at Night ~ Book Activities for the Common Core Classroom: Snowmen at Night Book Activities were created with the Common Core standards in mind. These "Booktivities" are intended to extend the book "Snowmen at Night" by Caralyn Buehner. Find fun Disney-inspired art and craft ideas for kids of all ages—including holiday and seasonal crafts, decorations, and more.
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