Katy and the Big Snow Crafts, Activities, and Resources

We’ve recently begun using the very popular Five in a Row curriculum with our four year old daughter. So far, we are enjoying “rowing” our way through some great classic books. I love that quality children’s literature is paired with so many different varieties of learning activities. I’ve always been very keen on hands on learning. I feel like it works the best for all of my children and incorporating great books is a giant plus for me!

Katy and the Big Snow Crafts, Activities, and Other Resources

Our first row was with the book, Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton. It was perfect timing because though we’d been experiencing a rather mild winter, we’d finally received our first snow. We only received a few inches and it only lasted for a day or so, but my children were super excited to be able to build snowmen and sled around the yard, even if only for a brief period.

Though the Five in a Row manual offers great activities, I wanted to add in a bit more fun to our week. I decided to share the Katy and the Big Snow crafts, activities, and recipes that we used or found with my readers in case anyone else was also going to be rowing along!

Crafts:

3D Shape Snowplow Craft from Reading Confetti
Yarn Wrapped Snowflakes from Cutting Tiny Bites
DIY Fingerprint Snow Globe from Crafty Morning
Puffy Snowflake Paintings from Inner Child Fun
DIY Traffic Signs from PreK Pages
DIY Coffee Filter Snowflakes from Mom.Me
Duct Tape Wrapped Sparkly Snowflakes from To the Moon and Back

Duct Tape Wrapped Sparkly Snowflake Magnets

 

Activities:

Snow Storm in a Jar from Growing a Jeweled Rose
Indoor Snowball Fight from This Moment is Good
Make a Paper Town from Canon
Create a Masking Tape Town from Octavia and Vicky
Make Snow Dough from Buggy and Buddy
Make a Cardboard Box Town from The Imagination Tree
Make a Homemade Compass from Life with Moore Babies
Snow Sensory Story Box from The Golden Gleam
Homemade Street Traffic Bath Sponges from Learning 4 Kids
Painting the Snow from Happy Hooligans

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Printables:

Mapping Activity from The Usual Mayhem
Printable Pack from Homeschool Share
Snow Plow Themed Word Sort from This Reading Mama
Community Helpers Coloring Pages with Handwriting Practice from To the Moon and Back
Traffic Signs Preschool Pack from 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Make a Match Street Signs Printable from Education.com

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Recipes:

Frosty Snowballs from Satori Smiles
3 Ingredient Snow Cream from Happy Hooligans
Stop and Go Cookie Pops from Betty Crocker

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I cannot wait to share with you the resources that I dig up for our next row!

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