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Snowflake Exam

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Kindergarten Activities
Center:

Science/Discovery/Nature

Topic:

Shapes

Content:

Science

Area:

Language

Age:

Kindergarten

Interaction:

Large Group

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Materials:

Cardboard
black felt
glue
snowy day
magnifying glass



Instructions:

1. Cover a piece of cardboard with black felt and glue in place.
2. Place it in the freezer overnight to keep cold.
3. Bring the cardboard outside to catch some snowflakes on the felt.
4. Encourage the children to examine the snowflakes with a magnifying glass.
5. Explain that snowflakes are frozen water crystals and each flake is unique
with its own design.


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