Room 4 update: Snow for Sensory

After reading Mouse Paint by Ellen Stohl Walsh, the students became intrigued by mixing colors. Ms. Towanda and Ms. Ruby decided to use an easily accessible natural resource....SNOW! That's right; the cold weather couldn't keep Room 4 from getting in on the action. The children enjoyed mixing primary colors to make, green, purple, and orange in the fresh snow. Using the snow instead of water provided the students with more than one science experiment. They were also able to predict what would happen to the snow once it sat in the bowl over a period of time. We suggest doing experiments with snow at home when your child is having cabin fever. We simply placed a bucket outside of our door. Once the snow had fallen, we collected the bucket and let the children explore with food coloring.  It made for a great sensory experiment.