The Snow Day Box: January 2022

Activity List: Family Goal Setting Planner, Build a Snowman, Magical Play Snow, Make a Balloon Snow Globe, Melted Snowman w/ Story + Free Bonus Item!

Supplies: White Craft Paper, Snowman Print-out, Storyboard, Story Writing Page, PlayDough, Mini Top Hat, Mini Stick Hands, Black Buttons, Red Buttons, Mini Felt Scarf, Craft Tray, Conditioner, Baking Soda, Confetti Balloon, Snowflake & Snowman Stickers, Paper Cup, Blue Craft Paper, White Paper Strips, Snowman Parts Print Out, Storyboard Page, Lined Paper for Story.

Family Goal Setting

 

Time: 30 min.

Difficulty: Challenge

Activity Type: Planning

 

Instructions:

    1. Use the resolutions paper to discuss things you would all like to do in the year to come. 

    2. Try to keep it positive like, “do more…” “try…” “go to…” “get better at…”

    3. Write them down as a goal for the month.

    4. Check in on your goals at the start and at the end of the month and see how you did!

Build a Snowman

 

Time: 30 min.

Difficulty: Low

Activity Type: Building

 

Instructions:

    1. Use the tray to lay all the decorating items out. 

    2. Use the playdoh and roll into 3 spheres. One small, one medium and one large.

    3. Place them on top of one another and press down lightly to stick. 

    4. Use the decoration to add to your snowman. 

    5. Give him a fun name and let him dry or remove the items and make a new one!

Magical Play Snow

 

Time: 40 min.

Difficulty: Low

Activity Type: Sensory

 

Instructions:

 

  1. Use any bowl or tupperware container to combine ingredients. 

  2. Add the magical snow liquid (hair conditioner) to the bowl.

  3. Add the magical snow powder (baking soda) to the bowl with the liquid. 

  4. Stir using the wooden stick provided.

  5. Enjoy the magical snow, build a snowman, use shape cutters and have fun!

Balloon Snow Globe

 

Time: 20 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Activity Type: Craft

 

Instructions:

 

  1. Blow up the balloon provided.

  2. Use the stickers provided to decorate the balloon and cup. *You can also add color to the cup with markers/ paint.

  3. Use a pencil or pen to poke a hole in the top of the cup. 

  4. Feed the knot of the balloon through the hole and it should stay in place. (a second knot may be needed if your hole is larger)

  5. Display as a fun decoration!

Melted Snowman Story

 

Time: 60 min.

Difficulty: Challenge

Activity Type: Art + Writing

 

Instructions:

 

  1. Make strips of the white paper and cut or tear into small pieces.

  2. Glue the white pieces onto the blue paper.

  3. Color then cut out all the snowman parts from the paper and glue on top of the white pieces.

  4. Use the storyboard to help create a story of how/why your snowman melted. Pictures or words work!

  5. Write the story onto the paper!

Free Gift!

Family Activity Calendar to color & stickers for each activity completed!

Instructions:

 

  1. Fill in the calendar with the dates for the month.

  2. Allow your child to color the calendar. Add any important events or time friends or family will visit. 

  3. Select a day to try each activity in your box.

  4. More than one on a day is fine if you have the time! 

  5. After completing each activity, give your child the sticker to place on the calendar!