It is the first degree of cold or the first snowfall. The children storm out to sense, feel and experience winter weather. What characterizes winter? How do we know it’s winter? What can we do in the winter? Wonder together with the kids. Let the children play, experiment and experience the winter in different ways. Winter offers many opportunities to challenge children’s motor skills and be physically active.

Here are suggestions for plays and activities that fit well under the topic of Winter.

Excerpt from the Norwegian Framework Plan

From the learning area Nature, environment and technology:

“Kindergartens shall enable the children to appreciate nature and have outdoor experiences that teach them to move around and spend time in the outdoors during the different seasons” s. 52.

“Staff shall provide a variety of outdoor experiences and use nature as an arena for play, wonder, exploration and learning” s. 53.