Do you have children that have never seen the snow? Winter is a great time to teach them about snow and wintery weather, if they aren’t used to seeing it.
My children were either born in Arizona or Florida. They have never lived anywhere that it snowed, and only one of them remembers seeing it when he was little. These sunshine children do not know what snow looks like or feels like. Every winter they talk about snow and they dream of seeing it one day.
We had a cold freeze this past week, where it hit 30 degrees at night. We actually had to cover our plants! The high during the day was 60. We had frost on the ground, that melted by about 10 am, but it looked like Florida snow to them! They were so excited. If you are a northerner, please don’t laugh at us.
Let me tell you, we don’t even own a warm jacket! It was miserable trying to get them out of the house one morning just to get to our science class by 9 am. We sure our spoiled here in the sunshine state. I do not think we would survive if we had to live where it freezes.
One day, when we have a vehicle that can make it up the mountains, we will take our family to visit snow. Until then, we can dream about it and learn about it in our homeschool. I love doing themed units during the different holidays. Winter break is a great time to learn about winter weather and just have some fun with these snow themed educational printables and crafts.
Snow Themed Printables and Unit Studies:
Here are some unit studies to teach your children about winter, snow, and snowflakes. There are also some fun winter themed printable packets for your younger children to work on. We love themed printable packs that are educational and fun at the same time.
Snow Themed Crafts and Activities:
These crafts are so cute, and perfect for winter time, even if it doesn’t snow where you live. These make great gifts, and look pretty in the house during the winter months. There are even some fun, sensory activities to keep your little ones busy over winter break.
If you are lucky to live where it snows, check out these fun ideas:
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for almost 20 years.. 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, and Coffee!