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Snowflake Writing Prompt Craft

     Here's a versatile writing prompt craftivity, that will work for Martin Luther King Day or any other winter-theme you have going on, such as resolutions for the New Year, things students like about winter, adjectives that describe snow, or why an individual thinks they are unique.

PK kiddos can simply make a snowflake and practice writing their name, while older students can add a writing prompt or word work.

Completed projects make a vivid bulletin board on a black background. Caption: Brrrr-illiant work!

I plan to do this for MLK Day after reading and discussing the book We Are Different; We Are The Same.
  • For more writing practice, students could also continue to write on the back of their snowflakes ways they are the "same" and ways they are "different" from other students in the class.
  • Incorporates patterning as students arrange their school photo and paper-punched hearts and snowflakes.  If you don't have punches use stickers or an Elison die cut of regular or tanagram shapes.
  • Easy-peasy, simply cut the strips in a variety of colors to make a rainbow blizzard.
  • Directions also include links to short You Tube videos about Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream..." speech. 
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