My son's nature school just posted a message about their day in the cold weather:
Starting a fire after snack cheered everybody up. We all had meltdowns after snack because they get so cold while sitting still. Today Keats had four layers under his jacket. While it was 38 degrees my phone said it feels like 33 degrees and it's always a little colder in the forest too. When in doubt put more layers and start to use those buffs and neckwarmers.
Here are some more tips about keeping kids warm in near-freezing weather:
Please comment below if you can think of more ideas that I've forgotten to list here!
Dr. Kendall Becherer
Kendall is an author, photographer, teacher, and learning scientist who loves helping parents & teachers find new ways of connecting with their children.