We started out writing with reading "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats. Then with that newly fallen snow on the ground we took advantage of it. We bundled up and went out and collected snow!! So fun! Then we filled our clear container and brought it in. Before we went out we predicted how long it would take for it to melt.
"3 minutes...100 minutes..." Of course everything is 100 after the 100th day of school!! Those were some of my favorites. I don't think the kids realized how long it would actually take.
Then we came in and wrote about our experience!
We had to go home for the day. So we didn't get to see it melt all the way. Next time I will do this first thing in the morning or not let the kids pack it down so much in the container. Anyway a fun and exciting way to embrace the snow since we couldn't stay home. :(