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December 19, 2018 : Icy Cold Fun

The Mini Page is a syndicated, four-page tabloid written for young children found each Wednesday in The Denver Post. This issue of The Mini Page is available through the eEdition Archive to registered eEdition subscribers

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Activities:

1. Draw a small “house” to put over an ice fishing hole. Find seven pictures of things you would like in the house. Paste them on the house in your picture.

2. Ask your friends and family members if they would like to go ice fishing. What reasons do t hey give for going or not going? If you know someone who actually does go ice fishing, have them tell you why they like it.

3. With a friend, look through the newspaper and circle items you could use to go ice fishing. Then make a list of items you might need but couldn’t find in the newspaper.

4. How are these important if you want to go ice fishing: (a) spud bar, (b) tip - up, (c) auger and (d) night crawlers?

5. Pretend you are going ice fishing for the first time with a friend. Write a story about what you saw, learned and experienced.

Mini Page activities meet many state and national educational standards. Each week we identify standards that relate to The Mini Page content and offer activities that will help your students reach them.

This week's standard:
Students understand that physical activity provides opportunities for enjoyment, challenge, self - expression and social interaction. (Physical Education)

(standards by Dr. Sherrye D. Garrett, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi)

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