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6 Great Winter Activities to Try in Your Elementary Classroom

6 Great Winter Activities to Try in Your Elementary Classroom

Looking to add some fun winter activities for elementary classrooms to your lesson plans? Grab these writing ideas, math games, worksheets, bulletin boards, coloring activities and more to make indoor learning fun.

These projects make both primary and older students in elementary school feel like they are not even learning!

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January Writing Prompts & Activities

Cover every genre of writing with these fun writing prompts, bulletin board crafts and writing worksheets.

The writing activities all include graphic organizers to guide students through the writing process, as well as fun publishing pages and a craft.

You can find even more winter writing projects on my blog.

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Winter Read Alouds and Summaries

Looking for a new reading center that students can complete independently?

Pair your favorite winter read alouds with these fun book summaries.

Students will practice summarizing story elements or retelling a story.

Then, students will complete a fun craft that can be added to a fun winter bulletin board or sent home.

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Math BUMP Game

Do your students love new math games?

Are you practicing math fact fluency ALL year?

Get students doing BOTH with this fun BUMP game.

Students will roll dice and compete to see who can get rid of all of their pieces first.

This easy to play game is a great snowy touch to your winter math centers.

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Winter Math Worksheets

Are you looking for a spiral review of all your math topics with a fun winter theme?

These January print and go math worksheets are a total life saver.

The 30 winter math worksheets in this pack cover all of the second grade common core math standards.

This is great for small group, whole group, independent work or homework.

Both a digital and printable version are included.

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Winter Fluency Worksheets

Students should be practicing math fact fluency every single day.

These daily worksheets are PERFECT for homework, progress monitoring, a quick center, a daily warm up or more. Both a digital and printable version are included for convenience.

Winter Math Task Cards

Looking for a way to change up your normal worksheet routine?

Try using task cards!

These fun winter task cards make great independent, small group or whole group review.

Students will practice:

  • Graphing (bar and picture graphs)
  • Skip Counting
  • Story Problems
  • 2 and 3 Digit Addition and Subtraction
  • Missing Addends (10s and 100s)

Closing Thoughts

What are you favorite winter or snow day lesson plans for your elementary classroom?

Drop them in the comments below!

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