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Ice & Snow

Family Storytime


Storytime Song – “Open Shut Them” by Hap Palmer

Mystery Letter of the Week with Napoleon (I) & Theme (Ice & Snow)

Interactive Question – What kind of house is made of ice and snow?

Action Rhyme – “Forty Years on an Iceberg

Read a Book – The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Shaky Egg Song – “I Know a Chicken” by Laurie Berkner

Action Rhyme – “Once There Was a Snowman

Read a Book – Something’s Fishy by Jean Gourounas

Closing Song – “Wimoweh” by Laurie Berkner

Goodbye Rhyme – “Tickle the Stars


Winter Solstice is on December 21, 2022. Check out the video below to learn how icicles form.

Did You Know?

  • Winter Solstice marks the longest night and shortest day of the year in the Northern hemisphere.
  • The word solstice translates to “sun stand still.”
  • Winter’s coldest days happen after the solstice.

Check Out This Activity!

Click on the photo above for detailed instructions on how to make your own ice painting!

More Book Options

Big Snow by Jonathan Bean

A Thousand White Butterflies by Jessica Betancourt-Perez

Ten Ways to Hear Snow by Cathy Camper

No Yeti Yet by Mary Ann Fraser

Something’s Fishy by Jean Gourounas

Winter is Here by Kevin Henkes

The Snow Beast by Chris Judge

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Here Comes Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara

A Day So Gray by Marie Lamba

Winter is for Snow by Robert Neubecker

Snow by Cynthia Rylant


Published by Rhyming Reasor

Punk-ass book jockey, children's book enthusiast, storytime queen

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