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Snow Day Activities

Snow Day Activities

Snow days are a fantastic opportunity to learn, explore and have fun. Here are some ideas to help you!


Science - In science we are looking at states of matter

Experiment - Find out how much water is in Snow!





whiteboard pen/rubberbands

fill a jar with snow





Fill the jar with snow - make sure its packed down and solid

Bring the jar inside and mark the level of snow with a rubber band or marker

Measure the height of the snow

Note the height and the time on paper


Prediction - What time will all the snow have melted? How long will it take to melt?

How much water will we be left in the jar?


Keep checking on your Jar.... What did you find out?





Practise spelling in the snow

Year 4 love writing poems – can you write any snow poems?

About snowmen, snowflakes, ice…

Use skills we have learnt like smilies, alliteration, and rhyming.



Practise your Times tables rock stars

See what shapes you can make/draw in the snow

Go on a shape walk what shapes do you see