Due to the complexity of this game, no modifications are recom-
mended. Give ample time for children to explore possibilities.
Questions to Extend Thinking
What do you need to roll to reach the first bonus space?
How many ways can you roll a twelve to collect the hat?
What happens if you advance past the bonus space without
How do you get your carrot if you miss the carrot space?
Integrated Curriculum Activities
Include winter books such as The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
(Viking Press, 1962),The Mitten adapted by Jan Brett (G. P. Put-
nam’s Sons, 1989), and The Jacket I Wear in the Snow by Shirley
Neitzel (Greenwillow, 1989) in the reading area.
Share winter songs and poems with the children.
Create a snowflake collection (activity 3.16).
Include the snowman grid game (activity 4.8) or a snowflake grid
game (activity 4.11 or 4.16) in the manipulative area.
Include the winter short path game (activity 5.10) for children
not yet ready for long path games.
Estimate how many snowmen are in a clear plastic jar.