7 February 2012
My last post was pictures of spring from the past but, while I've been preparing for the coming spring, we finally got some snow here at the weekend so today I'm posting pictures of winter! After many months of anticipation we excitedly watched the snow falling on Saturday evening and Sunnyboy said "This is the best day of my life." As it was dark by the time the snow started we watched it from the back door and brought some snow indoors to play with. Then on Sunday morning we dressed up warm and went outside to build a snowman with Nozy.
Sunnyboy and Nozy even built an igloo for Spider-Man.
On Sunday evening I suggested we do some snow experiments (inspired by a post on observing snow at makes and takes). First we filled three tubs with snow and put one in the freezer, one in the fridge, and one in the living room. As we suspected the snow in the living room melted very quickly but the snow in the fridge is still slowly melting and the snow in the freezer has stayed frozen. Then we did another experiment with two lots of snow, one tub of untouched snow from the garden and one tub of snow from the path that had been walked on, which we left in the living room and compared to see how clean the water looked when they'd melted. Finally we put some little toys in a tub of snow and some more toys in another tub of melted snow and put both those tubs in the freezer so Sunnyboy has some more frozen toys to play with.
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