It happened while we were all asleep,
Snow had fallen – six feet deep.
The temperature was ten below,
All the roads were blocked with snow.
No school today, the tv said,
Stay at home in your cozy bed.
So I quickly dressed
And jumped on my sled. (Caryn Yacowitz)
Do you remember the days of hoping for snow days when we were supposed to stay inside but instead enjoyed playing in the snow because there was no school, just as the child talked about in this poem? Snow days meant fun and were free of worries. Read more »