Your list of winter activities for preschoolers would not be complete without some snow-themed activities thrown into the mix.
I don’t know if it’s the snow days out from school, sleigh riding, building snowmen, snowball fights, the white blanket that covers everything in sight, or the hot chocolate and movies we watch when we come inside to warm up. There’s just something so magical about snow – especially for kids. When I think of childhood, I think of the endless summers and those incredibly fun snow days!
But sometimes, depending on where you live, those snow days never come. That’s one reason I decided to put together this list of snow activities for preschoolers. Of course, you can use them in your classroom with or without the actual snow days! They’re snow much fun!
15 winter and snow themed activities for the kiddos!
Frosted Paper Snowmen from Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
No Sew Sock Puppet Snowman from Happy Hooligans
Super Easy Snow Play Idea – Snow Building Blocks from Fun-A-Day!
Simple Snowy Train Table from Life With Moore Babies
Snow-Filled Winter Book List for Children from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Snowy January Themed Activities for Kids from Living Montessori Now
Painting in the Snow from Fun-A-Day!
Free Winter Calendar Cards from 3 Dinosaurs
Snowflake Tape Resist Painting from Little Bins for Little Hands
Snowmen Thumbprint Cards from Kids Fun 101
Name Snowmen Preschool Craft from Fun-A-Day!
Cotton Ball Snowman Craft from There’s Just One Mommy
Winter Sensory Bin and Crafts for Toddlers from Laugh and Learn
Winter and Christmas Counting Correlation from Toddling in the Fast Lane
Winter Sensory Play (and a Few Disasters) from Fun-A-Day!
For more winter and snow themed activities, be sure to check out my Winter Pinterest board! I will keep adding to it as I find more great ideas. Do you have any fun snow themed activities to share? If so, please let me know in the comments below.
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Materials for Your Winter Activities
I always like to suggest taking stock of the materials you already have before diving into projects. Then see if any of the snowflake activities match up with what you’ve found.
Of course, I’m also not opposed to picking up some extra supplies, either. The state of my own teacher stash can attest to that!
If you’re looking for some materials to grab for your upcoming winter activities, here are some ideas (I may get commissions for purchases made through links in this post):
- Cotton balls
- White puff paint
- Snowflake confetti
- Snowflake hole puncher
- Tempera paint
- Watercolor paints
- Craft sticks
Done-for-You Preschool Resources
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Preschool Teacher 101 is excited to share with you some amazing lesson plans, activity packs, and other resources made specifically for preschool. We offer a wide variety of themes that are frequently used in preschool classrooms as well as less common (but super interesting) themes. Click on the images below to learn more about some of our snow-themed resources!
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