Winter Fun

Submitted By

Cynthia Hoffart Watson
Cy-Fair
Theme:
  1. Holidays & Celebrations
Audience:
PreSchool

Story Books

  1. Making a Friend
    • Alison McGhee
    When the snow falls, a young boy makes a snowman that becomes his friend until the seasons change.
  2. I Know an Old Lady who Swallowed Some Snow
    • Lucille Colandro
  3. That's Good! That's Bad! on Santa's Journey
    • Margery Cuyler

Story Songs

  1. Ring the bells

    Give each child  a bell and sing.

    Shake your hands and ring the bells

    Shake your hands and ring the bells

    Shake your hands and ring the bells

    Let’s make music today!

    Wave your arms and ring the bells

    Clap your hands and ring the bells

    Bounce around and ring the bells

Craft: 

Make a Christmas Tree holiday card using finger prints.

Supplies: white construction paper, green finger paint, crayons

Fold an 8 x 11 sheet of construction paper in half. Give each child a small portion of green paint. Child will make fingers into shape of tree by making prints in descending order. Child may decorate tree with star and decorations with crayons.

Other: 

Parachute Play. White pompoms as snowflakes. Lay parachute on floor. Give each child handful of white pompoms (snowflakes). Sing song Snowflakes. After song have children toss pompoms into parachute. Shake parachute until all pompoms are off parachute.

Snowflakes, Snowflakes
Dance around,

 dance around
Snowflakes, Snowflakes
In the Air
 Snowflakes, Snowflakes
Touch the ground

Snowflake, Snowflakes
Everywhere.