Animals use a number of tactics during the winter months to survive.
Polar bears will hibernate, while certain types of birds migrate to warmer climates. Fish remain in rivers and lakes during winter, making ice fishing a popular activity for people living in colder climates.
Using a box covered with white paper to resemble ice, fishing poles, and magnetic fish, we went ice fishing!
To truly understand the definition of a concept of a word, young children must act physically on a concept in which the word is used.
When children have tested a concept by exploration and manipulation, then it has meaning.
Ice fishing provided the avenue to explore new vocabulary, which included the words fishing pole, casting, and reeling.