Snow can be a mysterious thing to children but this fleeting weather event is packed with opportunities for learning – we start with the festive tale A Christmas Wish.
The Christmas Wish has lots of potential for exciting literacy work. Here are some ideas for exploring The Christmas Wish, with writing ideas by class teacher Katie Gane.
Banish stage fright with these drama and performance poetry ideas from educational writer and former local authority language development adviser, Halina Boniszewska. Use them as a warm-up for your winter production or as fun, standalone activities.
Chris McDonald, headteacher and educational writer, combines ICT and critical thinking in this seasonal snowman story.
Linking science to real life will allow children to ask scientific questions based on their own experiences, says class teacher Corrina Burge. ...
Over the woods, over the towns, over the empty beaches and the stormy seas, until he came to a wild place where the rocks were shaped like howling wolves...
Curl up in the warm with a cool book this winter. Every reader will find something to love in this selection of seasonal, snowy titles, reviewed by children’s book expert, Anne Faundez.