The First Day of Winter – By Denise Fleming

Age Group : Preschool to Kindergarten ( 3 to 6 yrs ) 

This read aloud book is a perfect addition to read to your kids on a cold winter days. It’s a joyful story about building a snowman. Along with rhythmic verses like ” a red cap with a gold snap, 2 bright blue mittens , 3 striped scarves, 4 prickly pinecones” the book talks about the elements and accessories needed to build a snowman. The illustrations are great and the text is simple. It also teaches counting and colors by repetition which is appealing to young children’s.

Activity to go with the story

To make a snowman you would require :

  • Felt
  • Googly eyes
  • toothpicks
  • Colorful buttons
  • Colored Construction Papers
  • Scissors
  • Glue

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