Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow exists a secret kingdom of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals that live through the winter safe and warm, awake and busy, under the snow. Discover the wonder and activity that lies beneath winter’s snowy landscape in this magical book.
Learning Over and Under
Set up you classroom with things are are ‘over’ and ‘under’. Start with reading the book. Stopping were you can find things that are over or under. Then continue the lesson in the classroom. What is over? What is under?
Trees in the Winter
Blue construction paper
Black markers/ Sharpies
Practice straight paint lines from top to bottom, thick and thin lines. Ask were snow falls. Over or under trees? let the paint dry and have the children add the details to the trees.