Rhyme Time (Snowflakes, Snowflakes)

1-4 years
Child Development
Language/literacy links: action words; visual cues; rhyming sounds; pretend play. Learning about different forms of weather.
Physical Activity
  • Turning
  • Bending
  • Clapping
  • Jumping
  • Hand movement patterns
How to Play

Sing the song SNOWFLAKES, SNOWFLAKES (to the tune of “Are You Sleeping?”), and use the following movements while singing the song:

Snowflakes, snowflakes, (wiggle fingers like falling snowflakes)

Snowflakes, snowflakes, all around, (move arms and body around while wiggling fingers), all around,

Whirling, twirling snowflakes, (twirl in a circle), whirling, twirling snowflakes,

Hit the ground, (fall down gently to the ground), hit the ground.

- Julie Vickery-Smith


This activity also focuses on developing:

  • Body control
  • Spatial awareness
  • Flexibility
  • Balance

Adapted from MOVE Family Resource