A Snowy Day

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Our first substantial snow of the year, a few inches. Enough for a leafy snowman, a snowball fight, and some backyard sledding. We used the sledding as chance to use the Pythagorean Theorem to predict the rate of our descent….I kid. I kid.  Is that even possible? We just sledded! We laughed at the yellow snow. […]

Winter Wonderland in my Living Room

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One very cold, wintry month we slowly converted a sofa table into a winter scene. We read about cold climates, The Arctic, Antarctica, igloos, and icebergs. We studied animals who live there and of course, watched Happy Feet;) We designed sugar cube igloos and marshmallow snowmen. They loved showing friends their table and sharing what they […]