To do: Read about the science of snowflakes. Draw or cut your own from paper: No two are the same!
Time: 30 minutes
Materials: Paper, crayon or scissors, and book “The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder”
In the book mentioned above, photographer Mark Cassino captures real images of snowflakes, and they are dazzling. Prepare to be amazed alongside your child while learning facts about how snow crystals are formed.
Next, try a simple art project. With a piece of black paper and a white crayon, attempt to make as many snowflake variations as you can. From small dots to more intricate creations, fill the page!
Speak with your child about the extreme unlikelihood that any two snow crystals are the same. Here’s a chance to learn the word unique.
For your older child who is well-practiced in the art of using a scissors, try making these 6-pointed paper snowflakes and display them around your home.
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