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Why Don’t Polar Bears Get Cold?

December 27, 2010
Why Don’t Polar Bears Get Cold?

Picture taken from Google. Materials: bowl of ice and cold water vegetable shortening plastic bag a bowl with ice and  some cold water. Steps: You can ask your child to imagine he was a polar bear swimming in the Arctic (the bowl of cold water), ask, “How would you stay warm?” Let them put ...
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Make Icebergs

December 27, 2010
Make Icebergs

Make Your Own Icebergs Your child will love being able to take two snowballs in the house for this experiment on icebergs. Materials: 2 snowballs kitchen sink cold water Steps: One snowball needs to be packed very hard and the other fairly soft. Inside put them in the sink filled with cold water. What...
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Snow People

December 26, 2010
Snow People

  Materials: Your child’s endless imagination assorted clothes – hats, gloves, scarf… for the snowman Sandbox pails to form shapes Assorted items to make interesting mouths, eyes, hair, ears – like mushrooms for the nose, red pepper for the lips, spaghetti for hair Steps: Make snow people in groups having fun. Your child can...
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Sock Elves!

December 12, 2010
Sock Elves!

The first time my son came home with a sock elf, it was so funny, we made one for the whole family that Christmas!  Sock elves are very easy to make and only require a few items. Materials: a sock in any color – if you use a child’s sock, it will be a...
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Animals Tracks in Winter

February 19, 2010
Animals Tracks in Winter

Animal Tracks Go on a walk with your child and have them discover what animals brave the winter weather with them. Has your child ever wondered what animal left those prints in your yard? Or how do animals stay warm all winter long? Or why do some animals hibernate? Let them discover the answers...
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Sweet Igloos

February 19, 2010
Sweet Igloos

Making Igloos This is a great way to keep your child happy and productive.  They’ll find there is more than one way to build an igloo. Children are always fascinated by igloos and they have lots of questions: How can people stay warm in something that is cold? Help your child explore the wonders...
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Snow Art Sculpture

February 19, 2010
Ice tower.

Snow Art Sculptures Just like white walls scream for color, so does the expanse of white that lays before your child after a snowfall. Here’s a simple way for them to bring a little color into the world by having fun in the snow making snow sculptures. Materials: assorted containers (spray  non-stick cooking oil...
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Snow Animals to Make Your Own Zoo

February 19, 2010
Snow Animals to Make Your Own Zoo

Snow Animals Is your child allergic to animals? Or have they  always wanted a dog or cat? They can build their own or any other animal that they want. Snakes are especially easy and fun to do. Using snow to make their own snow animals in life size or bigger! What fun to have...
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Conquering the Winter Blahs!

January 19, 2010
Conquering the Winter Blahs!

With over half of the country experiencing snow, you can either be a groundhog and hide during the winter months or enjoy the wonders of the season! The likelihood is that if you hibernate all winter, so will your children. There are the usual activities: skiing, sledding, cross country skiing, ice skating and hiking...
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