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Snow much FUN!

We went back to school last Thursday.  WHAT??? !! It was so hard to go back so soon.  This is the shortest break I've ever had!  With only two days I wanted some quick, easy, fun things to do with my littles and this book is the perfect choice.  It is so ADORABLE!  The kids asked me to read it at least five times.
You can click on the book cover to view the book on Amazon.

This is one of the activities from my newest unit.  
It is called YOU MELT MY HEART.
It is a Spin it, Graph it, Build it Math game.
The kids made their snowman based on their final data.
Notice that some of the snowmen are melted and some of them aren't.
I gave them scrap paper and had them make their own noses, eyes and mouth 
so that they didn't look cookie cutter.

Sneezy the Snowman made some bad choices and when you make bad choices there are consequences!
On this recording sheet the littles illustrated and wrote about Sneezy's bad choices.

We didn't get to everything so we are going to continue with this unit next week.

You can view the unit by clicking below.  It is on sale until tomorrow night at midnight.


  1. In my cart and ready to buy! Love this book & can't wait to pair some new materials with it!


  2. Bought the book and the unit! Can't wait to use it.

  3. I love this book, I just found it in my son's stash and read it for the first time. Cute ideas!

  4. Love this! Definintly going to have to get it! :)

  5. I love the "bad choices have consequences" activity! Great ideas!
    Sample’s Superstars

  6. This looks like a great activity! I went back last week too (Wednesday) and used the time to catch up on all the content work I had put aside those last two weeks leading up to Christmas with the parties, Spirit Rally, Christmas programs, etc. BUT.....I was just looking around my room thinking I need to do a cute snowman art activity and get some writing up around the room! Thanks for the great ideas!

  7. I enjoy all the products and work that you share! Your love for Jesus and his children is so evident and refreshing.

    I have been using your Guided Reading 101 unit and love it. I am running out of books in my classroom collection for my higher students. What books/publishing company would you recommend for guided reading instruction?

  8. adorable. One of my favorite books, too!
    Hope you got to spend some good quality family time!
    Beg, Borrow, Steal

  9. Starting on a Thursday much be nice. Last year we started back on a Wednesday and I loved it. This year I'm starting on Monday. Very cute unit. I'm sure your kids loved it. :-)

    Darling Little Learners

  10. Hi Deanna,
    I left you an email.
    Thanks so much,

    1. Hi Yvonne, Got it! :) Thanks a bunch!

  11. Love, love, love your stuff. I am a former K teacher, but started staying home when my first daughter was born, 7 years ago. I love to do little activities with my girls when they are off, plus I go into their classrooms to do reading and activities with them. So, your activities are perfect. I just appreciate people like you who are able to share your talents. Thanks so much!

  12. Deanna,

    It's hard to imagine that after 20 years I don't have a book but I don't have Sneezy the Snowman, very cute. I can't wait to do these activities with with my kiddos. We start back Monday and I am sooooooo Thankful.


  13. So very cute! Love it and on my way to purchase! My 'January Songs' includes a song about building a snowman....sorry for the shameless promotion but I love children to have songs to sing along to things they are learning about. It all adds to the enjoyment of learning! Just wanted to share!
    Sarah (educasong)

  14. So cute! I'm going to amazon to grab the book now! I am ready for some snow!! I just bought a light up snowflake necklace on christmas clearance rack!

  15. Hi Deanna - those snowmen are so stinkin' cute! I go back Monday and kiddos come on Tuesday. On another note, I wish there was a like button on the seller's forum comments. You have been such an encouragement to others on there and just wanted to say thanks. You rock my friend. :o)
    Traditions, Laughter and Happily Ever After

  16. The snowmen are adorable. I love that you gave your students freedom with their snowman. It is so important to let them be creative and not always give them the trace and cut crafts (even though they are very cute).
    The Picture Book Teacher's Edition

  17. LOVE this unit - just bought the book too! Thanks for the great ideas!

    Ѽ Alessia
    Mrs. Albanese’s Kindergarten Class

  18. Another cute unit!!! Thank you so much for sharing all your expertise and knowledge!!! You were one of the first blogs I started following and it has been such a blessing!!!

    Fabulous Firsties

  19. Just bought the book for Kindle...I want to read it tomorrow!

    Terri Izatt

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  22. Your snowmen are super cute! I just became your newest follower! :)

    Club Kindergarten

  23. I love seeing how much you allow your students to embrace their creativity through their art and ideas!! This is really cute & TOTALLY makes me miss teaching Kinder...WAH!!

    Have a great rest of the week!!
    The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched, but are felt in the heart.
    - Helen Keller

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  24. I love your new blog design!
    You have a special place in the heart of the Teaching Blog Circle! I invite you to stop by and learn more... Your blog has inspired and helped me :)
    The Teacher's Chair

  25. Deanna,
    How cute is this blog design?!
    It fits you to a T! (Totally awesome!)
    Sneezy is one of my favorite read alouds too and I look forward to trying your ideas with my first graders!
    Happy New Year!
    Ms. Marciniak's First Grade Critter Cafe

  26. I bought this unit last weekend and my students have had so much fun with it this week. We have read the story every day! Thank you so much!


  27. I bought this unit last weekend and my students have had so much fun with it this week. We have read the story every day! Thank you so much!


  28. It's really nice sharing thanks for all the effort which you put into this post.



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