Snowflake Science and FREE Nature Study Printables

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This has been a very cold winter. There was even some snow in Florida, though we didn’t get any in our area, we did get lots of ice and frost. My girls have been so excited hoping they could see some snow fall. 

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Winter is the perfect time to do a study on snowflakes. Even if you don’t live where it snows, there are many things you can do to teach your kids about snow, and snowflakes. There are some amazing scientific facts about snowflakes. This would also make for the perfect nature study if you live where it is white all winter long. 

Here are some fun snowflake science printables to help you make your own snowflake nature study this winter.:
The Homeschool Scientist has a great post on Snowflake Science. Learn how snowflakes are formed, why they have six sides, why they are all different and how to capture your own.

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Winter Science Activity Pack from Real Life at Home – there are all kinds of winter weather and animal prinables as well as a page on the life cycle of a snowflake.

Free printable eight page winter worksheets and printables packet which includes many items needed for some winter science activities: printables about animal hibernation and migration, animal mini report recording sheet, winter nature report, winter vocabulary definitions page, snowflake lifecycle page, and more | Real Life at Home #WinterScience #WinterWorksheets #ElementaryScience

How to do a Homeschool Snowflake Unit Study from Nature Glo Science.

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All About Snowflakes Printable Unit Study from Look We’re Learning

Learn about the science and art of snow with this printable snowflake unit study for kids!
Snowflake Nature Study Printables:

Free Snowflake Field Guide from Snow Crystals
Life Cycle of a Snowflake Booklet with notebooking pages from Mama’s Learning Corner
Illustrations of Snowflakes from Snowflakes: a Chapter from the Book of Nature The Public Domain Review

Snowflake Videos:

How Do Snowflakes Form?

The Snowflake Man: A short film about Snowflake Bentley

How a Snowflake is Formed – Wild Kratts

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Snowflake Science Activities:

Save a Snowflake for Decades from Popular Science – how to preserve and save a real snowflake.

Make Your Own Crystal Snowflake from The Homeschool Scientist Lab Report 

Here are some great snowflake books that will go perfect with a snowflake science unit study:

Snowflake BentleySnowflake BentleySnowflakes in Photographs (Dover Pictorial Archive)Snowflakes in Photographs (Dover Pictorial Archive)The Secret Life of a Snowflake: An Up-Close Look at the Art and Science of SnowflakesThe Secret Life of a Snowflake: An Up-Close Look at the Art and Science of SnowflakesKen Libbrecht's Field Guide to SnowflakesKen Libbrecht’s Field Guide to SnowflakesThe Snowflake: Winter's Frozen ArtistryThe Snowflake: Winter’s Frozen ArtistryThe Story of Snow: The Science of Winter's WonderThe Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder


Written by Sarah


Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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