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Let's learn about winter! Lots to think about and play with this curriculum plan themed around cold, ice and snow. How do animals cope with winter? What do snowflakes look like up close?



Blubber Bucket

Winter Puppet Show

Ice Sculptures

Winter Explorers

Special Snowflakes

Wool Fun

Texture Basket

Wash and Dry

Iceberg World

Snowflake Song

Aistear Observations

Download and print out these observation sheets to make individual observations. The Aistear framework specifies that your curriculum should always be responsive to the children's interests. Use our curriculum plans as a starting point and then be led by the children to plan future curriculum and discussions. Sample observation sheet »

By using observation sheets, you have well-documented evidence that you are working within the Aistear guidelines.

Aistear Observation Sheet

Aistear/Montessori Observation Sheet

Weekly Observations (Simple)

Weekly Observations (Detailed)