Our theme this month is Winter. What will we be doing?
A fun sensory bin, with cotton balls and plastic ice chunks, some snowflakes, a couple of polar bears and a snowman.
Coloured ice cubes for outdoor building. (We did this today. It would have been better had my ice cube tray been nice and square, like the one pictured in that link, instead of with rounded corners. Still, the kids had fun!)
Indoor skating using big wooly socks over their own socks.
Edible snowballs, made with meringue. (Easy, tasty, and fun!)
Squirt bottles of coloured water for painting the snow.
Matching games using real mis-matched mittens on an indoor clothes line
Matching games using paper mittens and stickers
Pattern-making on paper scarves
Make snowballs from white socks stuffed with rice. Toss these into baskets and through holes in a box lid.
Polar bears made from salt dough
Stick the carrot on the snowman (like pin the tail on the donkey, only with carrots and snowmen)
String snowballs (Yes, those instructions make tree ornaments, but if you use white string and add some opalescent glitter, why, you’ve made pretty snowballs to hang around your winter-themed home!)
Linked snowman garlands