Activity 1 - Arctic Salt Tray
Arctic Salt Tray Learning Goals
While this tray can be used for a variety of activities, these were my main objectives for the activity:
Materials We Used
We poured salt, sugar or flour on to a baking tray. You could use fingers, cotton buds, or small paintbrushes to make the marks. I kept the snow writing tray pretty simple. Just enough to give the children sensory input while adding a few Arctic-themed items.
You can definitely change things up a bit depending on your own preferences.
Activity 2 - Snowman Name
How to Make a Name Snowman
We started by making the snowman’s head first. We had upside-down hats, wiggly eyes on hats, huge button noses, and so many more interesting creations. It’s always nice to see each child’s personality and individuality come across in activities like this.
Once the snowman faces and hats were complete, I had each child write the letters in their name on “snowballs”. The children did a wonderful job writing just one letter on each circle. Remember we only use capital letters at the start of our name.