Looking for something to do during the winter months?
We have an activity for everyone relating to: Science, Technology, English, Arts & Crafts, Math, the Outdoors and Arabic! Enjoy these multi-aged activities with your family, friends or classroom.
Study snowflakes with a magnifying glass
Practice thermometer readings with varying water temperatures
Make a winter bath bomb
Study the effects of salt on ice
Kitchen Science (bake something together, such as: homemade pizza, fresh bread, muffins for breakfast or make a warm bowl of soup)
Perform a Blubber Experiment – How do animals stay warm in winter?
Have kids use a phone or camera to take pictures on a sunny, winter day. Let them see what happens and learn how they can adjust the overexposure issue.
Research Winter Solstice on the Internet
Watch a video on why we have seasons
Snuggle up with a winter read
Write letters to relatives and friends
Play games to learn winter words
Write a winter story
ARTS & CRAFTS
Make a Q-tip snow painting
Make a snow globe
Make sparkly snowflakes out of popsicle sticks
Knit a scarf
Paint a winter landscape using watercolour paint
Paint a snowman using puffy paint
Make a bird feeder (using a toilet roll, nut/seed butter, and seeds)
Colour snow with food colouring and a water/spray bottle
Draw 6-pointed snowflakes using geometric patterns
Create a temperature daily log
Use cotton balls for math counters
Create a winter Math Learning Centre in your home or classroom
Have a race to put on winter clothes with your kids
Build a snowman and dress it up
Make snow butterflies
Sprinkle some seeds and nuts for the animals
Build a fort then have a snowball fight
Run through deep snow
Help shovel a neighbour’s driveway and walkway
Collect items on a nature walk
Learn Arabic words and phrases relating to the winter season
Draw a picture of winter items and label the items with their Arabic names
Read Arabic winter books
Practice letter writing (ث for ثلج (snow)- ش for شتاء (winter))
Identify animal tracks in the snow to review the Arabic names of animals
Learn Prophetic words or prayers that contain the word winter or snow in Arabic
اللَّهُمَّ اغْسِلْنِي مِنْ خَطَايَاىَ بِالثَّلْجِ وَالْمَاءِ وَالْبَرَدِ
O Allah, wash away my sins with the water of snow and hail.
Which activities interests you the most? There are many versions of these activities and experiments. Search Google or Pinterest to find the one you like best!