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Winter  - Ice Castles

A Time for Kids - http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/class/pdfs/2007S/070126BPt_all.pdf  A pdf file that contains ice castle/sculpting activities for your class

Family Fun: Ice Castles - http://familyfun.go.com/arts-and-crafts/season/feature/famf19snowhouse/famf19snowhouse4.html Suggestions for freezing for different castle parts. Also notice the links to the right – extension possibilities

How to Make a Snow Castle - http://www.niksula.cs.hut.fi/~mnikkane/linnat/castles.html Strategies and images

Ice Themes - http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/7875/ice.html Lots of original ideas for using ice!

Ice-Cream Castle Cake - http://familyfun.go.com/recipes/family/feature/famf88icecream/famf88icecream4.html You never know when you might need this for a special birthday for the princesses in your life!

Our Ice Castle - http://www.castlesundertherainbow.ecsd.net/Our%20Ice%20castle.htm St. Monica School (my school) attempts this project every year! You can see me with my class laying the first 2 rows, and watch the castle grow throughout the day as each class adds their ice blocks

Ready to Succeed  - http://ceplacer.ucdavis.edu/newsletterfiles/Ready_to_Succeed_Newsletter_for_Professionals4311.pdf Part way down the page, you’ll find the ice castle building

Snow Castle - http://www.snowcastle.net/ A Finnish site – click on the English link; it will link to the most amazing photos to inspire any child at heart!

Snow Castle 2 - http://www.gastrolab.net/s95kemie.htm A tourist added more images about the Finnish wonderland

Snow Sculptures - http://fun.familyeducation.com/outdoor-games/winter/34936.html After a huge dump of snow…

Water - http://millennium.fortunecity.com/plumpton/304/water2.txt A listing of activities to do with ice and water

Wikipedia: Ice Sculpture - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_sculpture Background, national challenges; links

Wikipedia: Ice Palace - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_palace Background, links

Yearly Ice Castle Built - http://www.travellady.com/Issues/November06/3670YearlyIceCastle.htm Worth it for the images!

List Serve Mailing - February 10, 2007