Read to children The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats (Puffin Books) and The First Snowfall by Anne and Harlow Rockwell (Aladdin Books). Talk about the characters in each book. Invite children to imagine what the characters might say to each other if they met. Then let children use toy phones to create conversations between the The Snowy Day's little boy and The First Snowfall's little girl.
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