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Craigentinny Primary School

Promoting inclusion and lifelong learning

Phone: 0131 661 2749

Email: admin@craigentinny.edin.sch.uk


Loganlea Drive
Edinburgh, EH7 6LR

Due to severe weather all Nursery, Primary, Secondary and Special Schools will be closed in Edinburgh on Wednesday 28th February and Thursday 1st March 2018.

Please check the council website for further updates.

Snowy Learning Ideas

Below are some suggestions for learning activities that you could be doing with your children during the snow days.

Early Years


Middle-Upper School

  • Design a symmetrical snowflake.
  • Write a story or comic strip about a snowman which comes to life.
  • Research one of the sports from the Winter Olympics and write some facts you find out.
  • Bring snow inside and measure how long it takes to melt.
  • Write a recipe for a snowy day including your feelings and thoughts.
  • Make a word search with winter words.

Upper School

  • Look at the weather map for negative numbers and compare other countries.

All Years

  • Time how many snowballs you can make in two minutes.
  • Make snow angels.
  • Make paper snowflakes.
  • Design a wooly hat.
  • Write your spelling words in the snow.
  • Design an outfit suitable for the weather.
  • Design a mode of transport to help you move about in the snowy conditions.