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Lesson Four – Snowflakes

This curriculum topic teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to investigate and record how the natural world changes during a snowstorm. The class can identify and describe some of the different shapes that can be seen in a range of snowflakes.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and record how the natural world changes during a snowstorm

Learning Objectives

Know about similarities and differences in relation to places, objects, materials and living things. Explain why some things occur, and talk about changes.

Learning Outcomes

I can describe typical weather during the winter. I can say how rain changes when it freezes and record matching patterns and shapes.

Snowflakes

Teaching sequence to help the children investigate and record how the natural world changes during a snowstorm

Snowflakes Shapes

Display posters to help the children identify and describe some of the different shapes that can be seen in a range of snowflakes.

Snow Fun

Template to help the children select and record some of the different activities that can be completed in the snow

Snowflake Shape

Template to help the children build a picture of a snowflake using a range of different 2D shapes

Snowflakes

Interactive activity to help the children investigate and record how the natural world changes during a snowstorm

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and record how the natural world changes during a snowstorm

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