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Did you know?
According to Guinness World Records, the world's tallest snowman
was built on Feb.19, 1999, in Bethel, Maine. It measured 113 feet 7
inches tall and weighed 9 million pounds! It took 200,000 cubic feet
of snow to build "Angus, The King of the Mountain." It had 4-footwide wreaths for eyes, a mouth made out of six automobile tires,
a 6-foot-long carrot nose made out of chicken wire and muslin, a
20-foot-tall ﬂeece hat, a 120-foot-long ﬂeece scarf, three tires for
buttons and two 10-foot-long trees for arms.
check out my new
page of games,
Frosty's Snow ICe Cream
If you've never made
snow ice cream, this
is your "must do" this
delicious and fun.
To make snow ice
cream, you will need:
1 gallon snow
1 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups milk
When it starts to snow,
place one or two large,
clean bowls outdoors
to collect the fresh
When the bowls are
full, stir in sugar and
vanilla to taste, then
stir in enough milk for
the desired consistency.
If you stir it too much,
you'll be making snow
soup! Scoop into bowls
and top with colored
Who are Frosty's parents?
Mom and Pop-Sicle!
What do you call a snowman who's a
Frosty the Dough Man.
What food do you get when you cross
Frosty the Snowman and a polar bear?
A "brrr" "grrr"!
What often falls in winter but never gets hurt?
Where do snowmen like to go dancing?
At snow balls!
outside fun for snowy days
Make a sled out of cardboard and zoom down a snowy hill.
Make snowballs and a target at which to throw them for an accuracy contest.
Got lots of snow? Build a snow fort! Use a plastic box to form the bricks.
Hunt for animal footprints! Maybe you'll see rabbit, deer or squirrel prints.
Make Kool-Aid, put it in a squirt bottle and go paint the snow.
Have everyone come outside and make a snowman together.
Bundle up in all your winter gear and go make a snow angel.
Make a bird feeder out of pine cone slathered with peanut butter and
dipped in birdseed. Hang from a snowy branch.
"Find the photo!" Buddy's new monthly contest
This month, we're kicking off our "Find The Photo" monthly contest. It's easy. Each month, Buddy Bear
will show a detail from a photo he likes from that issue. Buddy likes to see things bigger, so he will enlarge
the photo detail he prints each month. The image won't be exactly the same size as it is in the story.
Your mission? When you ﬁnd the image, send Buddy Bear a note telling him what page you found the
photo on, the headline of the story and your age. If you're entry is correct, your name goes into a drawing
to win one of our Buddy Bear drawstring backpacks! We'll pick up to ﬁve winners each month.
Send your answers to:
Buddy Bear's "Find The Photo"
P O Box 1645
Jefferson City, Mo 65102
Entries must be received by Jan. 14. Kids, please wait a month before re-entering - and parents, this
is only for kids up to age 15. Entries must be written by the youth, please.
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