Snow Much to Know: Cut and Tell A Funny Snow Story! Do Snowflake Action Science

by  Author Valerie Marsh

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    Science, art, storytelling! Your students create their own paper
snowflake to tell a fun story with a surprise ending. Then they use it
to explore the fascinating science of snow crystals and how they form!  We 'predict' that your students will love this!
We will adapt this program to your grade level!

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About This Program


By Request: $155.00
By Request Premium: $145.00


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, Homeschool/Family

Minimum participants:

Just one!

Maximum participants:

2 classes together for optimum interactiviy.

Primary Disciplines

Language Arts/English, Literacy, Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving, Reading, Sciences, Writing Storytelling

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

If your school is closed due to weather, please notify us by 8:00 am EST the day of your scheduled program.
In the event of weather-related school closings, we will reschedule your program. If you choose not to reschedule your make-up distance learning program, the full fee will be charged.
Programs are non-refundable. However, cancellations received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled.

About This Provider

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Author Valerie Marsh

Johns Island, SC
United States

     Valerie is the author of 13 storytelling books, a writing teacher, and storyteller. Her books include Paper Cutting Stories A to Z, A Treasury of Trickster Tales, Mystery-Fold: Stories to Tell, Draw, and Fold, and Story Puzzles: Tales in the Tangram Tradition. Other books include Paper Cutting Stories for Holidays, Puppet Tales, and True Tales of Heroes & Heroines.
     Valerie uses unique ways to tell tales for all ages including "Paper-Cutting" (fold and cut), "Mystery-Fold" (draw and tell), "Story Puzzles" (creating tangram objects), and Sign Language. She offers a wide variety of programs for students of all ages, as well as professional development workshops for teachers. Her writing methods are easy, involve audience participation, and engage students! No matter which program you request, Valerie tailors her program to your students! Easy and fun!
      Miss Liz the Science Wiz joins Valerie for our Action Science programs. Miss Liz uses puppets, sign language and action to anchor basic scientific facts presented in our programs. Miss Liz will have your students acting out all kinds of physical and life science concepts!

Please note: All of our programs are for learners in school or at home, or both!

Author Valerie Marsh
317 441 0158

Program Details


Students will:
1. learn about some fun snow facts
2. listen to an original story by about snowflakes by Author Valerie Marsh
3. retell the story with Valerie and create their own paper snowflakes. Students will need a piece of white paper and a pair of scissors.
3. learn that no two snowflakes are alike and that they are formed in a hexagonal shape
4. learn how snow crystals are formed and how they develop into snowflakes.
5. students will form their own snow crystals from scrap paper


Students will:
1. understand how snow crystals are formed
2. learn that snow crystals are hexagons
3. learn that there are different kinds of snow crystals
4. develop an appreciation for physical science and meteorology
5. become familiar with the science terms of question, materials, predict, experiment, observe, record, conclude.
6. retell our snowflake fiction story
7. show a friend or family member the sign language we learned

Students will need a pencil, a piece of white paper, and scissors. please

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1 to .4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1 to .7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.1 to .3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1 to .6
Art Standards
Science Standards