While I prefer to stay inside by a cozy fireplace during the freezing cold days of winter, our students prefer to be outside digging up chunks of ice. So after zipping up coats, struggling to put fingers in the right holes of their gloves, and putting on boots, the children are ready to go outside and hunt for ice. On this day, the ice was kind of slim pickins' because it had warmed up a bit and [...]
I sure hope this message finds you safe and warm because I know many of you are in the middle of currently preparing for or dealing with blizzard or other stormy conditions. Here in Indiana, the blizzard has missed us so I can't really complain about the freezing cold weather or the small amount of snow we currently have on the ground. Running my own preschool means that I have to keep an eye on the weather and [...]
As the weather changes, it is a good time to naturally promote conversations and ideas that lead us to explore the weather in the preschool classroom.
Exploring beautiful ice gems in preschool...
We are waking our bears after a long winter's sleep. Come and see our celebration of our hibernation in preschool!
We are making caves for our bears to hibernate in all winter long.
We are stuffing bears and putting them down for a long winter's nap for a lesson on hibernation.
This simple winter science is just one example of keeping busy during the cold arctic days of a winter blast here in the midwest!
The weather here is like one giant deep freeze outside which means it is a good time to explore ice like this fun and simple Color Ice Hockey game!
We are always looking for new and interesting ways to explore snow in our classroom. This one really hits the mark!