Winter Phonics Worksheets: Making Words

Free Winter Word Work Printables

When I taught public school, our school used the Four Blocks Literacy Model for reading and writing.  The four blocks are guided reading, self-selected reading, writing, and working with words (phonics).  One of the activities both my students and I always enjoyed was simply called “Making Words”.  Students were given a big word (which was […]

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Textured Snowman Craft

Adorable textured snowman craft for kids

  Friday is art day around here and with temperatures in the single digits last week, what better art project to make than a snowman?!  I’m so excited to share this textured snowman craft with you. The snowman looks so real that you almost feel like it’s made of snow! Materials: Construction paper or cardstock (Colors: […]

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Nonfiction Children’s Books About Snow

Children are sponges.  They love soaking up new information, especially about things that already interest them and what kid doesn’t like snow?!   They will love learning as they read through these nonfiction children’s books about snow: Widgets A favorite of many?  Snowflake Bentley. It a beautiful biography of Wilson Bentley whose love of […]

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15 Children’s Books About Snow

Looking for books about snow to incorporate into your lessons? Widgets  Any of these books would be a delightful read to your students!   A fun follow-up activity to reading any of these books would be to grow your own snowflake crystals as detailed in this experiment by Steve Spangler Science. His site even […]

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