If your kids are wishing for fluffy white precipitation, check out this winter STEM lesson plan! We’re making our own snow via a chemical reaction, plus lots of other fun winter STEM activities!

Resources in This Lesson

Resource 1

Explore the differences between chemical and physical changes, then jump on down to Resource 3 to apply these concepts and create snow!

Adult and children explore hemical and Physical Change

Rosie Explores Chemical and Physical Change

Perform these fun experiments to explore chemical and physical change!

Resource 2

For our book, we’re reading Snowy Day. It magically captures the joy accompanying the first snowfall of the year, and we’re putting a STEM spin on it!

Rosie Reads Banner and book cover of The Snowy Day

Rosie Reads The Snowy Day

When snow is in the forecast there is no better book to read then Snowy Day by Jack Ezra Keats!

Resource 3

Three simple ingredients are all you need to make your own erupting snow! Check out this fun Rosie Makes to learn how.

Snow activity

Rosie Makes Snow!

Prepare to get messy and have a (snow) ball with this super easy project that uses chemical reactions!

Resource 4

Continue learning and exploring with some of these tried and tested Rosie Recommends activities from other STEM educational resources. 


Winter STEM activities frozen bubble

Rosie Recommends Winter STEM Activities!

From crystal ornaments to "snow-fakes," we've curated a list of some of our favorite winter activities for you to explore.