Which materials make the best 'snowball'?
In the story, the boy 'picked up a handful of snow - and another, and still another. He packed it round and firm and put the snowball in his pocket for tomorrow.'
Which materials could you use to make a pretend snowball?
Here are some ideas:
Or you could choose something else...
What would you have to do to each of the materials to turn them into a snowball? Which material makes the best ball? Why do you think that is?