Winter Lesson Plans & Activities

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Crayola Creativity Week Jan 22-26

Crayola fosters creativity in classrooms by partnering with teachers to help students make their thinking visible. Crayola offers resources for students, educators, and families, transforming learning with engagement,…  learn more

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World Read Aloud Day FEBRUARY 7, 2024

For over a decade, World Read Aloud Day has called attention to the importance of sharing stories by challenging participants to grab a book, find an audience, and…  learn more

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30 Exciting Winter Activities for the K-2 Classroom

Winter is here, and with it comes an opportunity to incorporate meaningful winter activities in your classroom! Warm-up what can be a cold, dark time with appealing activities…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Popular Winter Resources

Find fun science activities for winter with these printables, lesson plans, quizzes, and graphic organizers. Students will be fascinated with winter weather as they learn about blizzards and…  learn more

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Winter Activities that Middle School Students Will Love

Middle school students can take a special interest in this season since it's also a time for fun winter activities. With so many options for things to do…  learn more

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15 Winter Solstice Activities For Kids

There’s a reason for each season and around here we are quickly approaching the Winter solstice. But what is winter solstice and what are the winter solstice traditions? …  learn more

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PBSKids: Winter Changing Seasons

Join PBS KIDS and explore Winter! Learn about ice, why animals hibernate, and about animals who camouflage through media clips, extension activities, articles, and crafts. Share activities, articles,…  learn more

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The Teacher's Corner: Winter Activities

The Winter seasonal pages will provide you with great educational resources for winter. Ideas within this section include resources for general activities like football, bird feeding, New Year's,…  learn more

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Winter Educational Resources

Skate into winter with these materials that will capture the magic of the season. From snowman math to graphing temperatures to winter word problems, students will ski right…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Winter Holiday Lesson Plan

This lesson provides students with an opportunity to learn about the traditions of various winter holidays.  learn more

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Lesson Planet: Winter Lesson Plans & Worksheets

A wide range of lessons on the winter center in all academic subjects and ages. Scroll all the way to the bottom to see more Winter topics, such…  learn more

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5 Ways to Learn, Explore and Celebrate Winter All Year

PBS Teacher Lounge.  Winter is here along with the sights, sounds, and unique elements of the season.  As teachers, we are constantly seeking ways to make the classroom…  learn more

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PBS Learning Media: Celebrating Winter

Turn your classroom into a winter wonderland with these festive activities, videos, and interactive games for grades PreK-12. Explore different winter holidays, investigate snowflakes using math and science, create winter-themed…  learn more

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Holiday Lesson Plans

Creative Educator. Lesson plans to engage students during the holiday season. A list of children's books about winter that makes for great student-published books and projects. Use this…  learn more

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TWO BRAND NEW WINTER BREAKOUTS AND A BONUS PUZZLE

Here are three wonderfully winter-themed activities for December that are 100% ready to use. The good news with these three? If you miss the window for December, they…  learn more

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New Year's Activities, Lessons & Printables

Starting back for the new year in January offers opportunities for reflection, setting new year’s resolutions, and learning about the history of new year’s celebrations and traditions around…  learn more

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5 Fun Winter Facts for Kids

It is the coldest time of the year, with short days and long nights. Trees start to lose their leaves, animals enter deep sleep, and snow blankets everything…  learn more

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Teacher Planet: Winter Season

The winter season brings fun opportunities to teach about weather, cultures and the science of snow. While not all regions get to experience snow, it's still fun to…  learn more

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February Events Calendar for Educators

The Teacher's Corner  A monthly calender of events and activities.  learn more

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March Curriculum Calendar - Lesson Plan Ideas by Date

Enhance your current curriculum with this fun reference calendar. Whether you want to highlight historic events, honor birthdays of significant people, or celebrate holidays, this is a valuable…  learn more

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WONDERFUL WINTER-THEMED ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES

It’s not an easy time of year to keep everyone engaged, but here are several resources with winter activities for many different grade levels. Find everything from English…  learn more

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Education World: Winter Lesson Plans and Activities

In many parts of the world, winter's snow and chilly temperatures offer a teachable moment that should not be missed. But even kids in warm places love to…  learn more

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8 Googley Wintertime Activities for Kids

This is a time of year when we look for some fun activities to keep our students focused and active. If possible it is great to find projects…  learn more

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TIPS, TRICKS, AND TECH TIDBITS: HOLIDAY RESOURCES, HOUR OF CODE, AND MORE

A collection of lesson plans, resources, and activities that are covered in the winter months, such as Computer Science Week and Christmas. Written by Lori Gracey December 8, 2020  learn more

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No Prep Winter Activities for the Elementary Classroom.

With the holiday season and the first snow fall, comes lots of excitement in students. Having fun, hands on, educational winter activities available gives students an outlet for…  learn more

120+ Winter Words for Writing, Vocab, and More (Free Printable)

Wintertime brings all sorts of new words for kids to learn. Use our huge list of seasonal vocabulary to make a winter word wall, for vocabulary or spelling…  learn more

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Best Free Winter Holiday Lessons and Activities

These top free winter holiday lessons and activities are easy to access, use and enjoy for teachers and students alike. Beloved winter holidays present an excellent opportunity to…  learn more

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EIGHT WINTER ACTIVITIES AND GAMES FOR THE CLASSROOM

Whether you’re celebrating the magic of the winter solstice or indulging in holiday festivities, these engaging ideas are designed to bring joy, laughter, and a sprinkle of cheery…  learn more

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30 Beautiful Holidays Around the World (Plus Activities To Celebrate Them)

The world is a big place filled with many wonderful traditions. We can help strengthen our global community by bringing those rich and diverse celebrations into our classrooms…  learn more

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New Year's Choice Board for Elementary Grades

These New Year's student choice cross-curricular activities for elementary students are perfect for celebrating and learning about the world's New Year's traditions in your classroom! They are great as extension…  learn more

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39 Delightful Winter Poems for Kids of All Ages

The days are shorter, cooler, and darker, and there’s a chill in the air. As we settle into these cold-weather months, there are many ways to warm our…  learn more

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Winter Word Scramble: Free Printable Worksheet Plus Answer Key

In a word scramble activity, students must rearrange the mixed-up letters of a word to identify the original word. In our winter-themed version, students can see all of…  learn more

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22 Winter-Themed Activities for the Kindergarten Classroom

When it’s time to come back from winter break or Christmas break – it’s time to hit the ground running in kindergarten. There is explosive growth that happens…  learn more

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TeacherVision Educators' Calendar: January 2024

We’re here to connect you with the best classroom resources, to support and re-energize you, and to help you bring your teaching vision to life.  learn more

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Help Teaching: Educator’s Calendar 2024

Use these calendars to enhance your lessons with a variety of seasonal resources. If you have a site/blog, you can link to this page (updated on an ongoing…  learn more

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50 of the Coolest Winter Science Experiments and Activities

Winter means shorter days, colder temperatures, and lots of ice and snow. That means it’s time for experiments that you can only do in winter! These experiments and…  learn more

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National Handwriting Day January 23rd

National Handwriting Day is celebrated on January 23rd each year. It is a day dedicated to promoting the importance of handwriting and encouraging people to embrace the art of…  learn more

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Winter Season for Kids | What is winter?

As the daylight hours get shorter and the temperature turns cooler, this video will teach children all about the winter season and how animals survive the winter months.  learn more

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PBS LearningMedia: Changing Seasons - Winter

Join PBS KIDS and explore Winter! Learn about ice, why animals hibernate, and about animals who camouflage through media clips, extension activities, articles, and crafts. Share activities, articles,…  learn more

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These Free Activities Will Take You All the Way Through National Reading Month

Mini-lessons for students in grades K-2, 3-5, and 6-8! March is right around the corner, and that means National Reading Month is almost here! Are you ready? Not…  learn more

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Blue Apple: Celebrating National Reading Month

This March, launch a reading and writing ADVENTURE! Celebrate National Reading Month with these four engaging activities to cultivate curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking, and to inspire a…  learn more

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36 Lucky St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

Most of us know St. Patrick’s Day as a fun and whimsical holiday involving mischievous leprechauns, rainbows, shamrocks, and, of course, lots of green! However, it is also…  learn more

The Library Voice: January Choice Board

Here is the January Choice Board filled with reading, coding, making, technology fun & special events in January. Shannon McClintock Miller December 30, 2022  learn more