Category Archives: Winter

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Seasonal and Holiday Boards on Pinterest

The Ultimate Guiide to the Best Seasonal and Holiday Boards on Pinterest

I love Pinterest. It is by far my favorite social media tool. I enjoy scrolling through all the ideas. In the past I had to keep all my ideas in files, on paper. Now I can keep so many more and find them so much more quickly! I’ve assembled below what I’m calling The Ultimate (Continue reading…)

Polar Creatures Lapbook, Interactive Notebook – Arctic, Antarctic, Penguins, Polar Bears and more!

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This lapbook is the perfect introduction to the creatures of the Arctic and Antarctic. It is designed to be used in conjunction with a few books about the topic. This content-rich lapbook requires minimal writing and is perfect for right-brained learners and reluctant writers. It includes: Create a Cover – Students will choose the title (Continue reading…)

Easy Winter Writing Project Ideas and Writing Prompts

Easy Winter Writing Project Ideas nad Writing Prompts

Winter offers so many great opportunities for creative writing projects. If you are looking for something to add a little variety to your writing time, here are some quick, low-prep, and easy-to-implement ideas to encourage developing writing skills. Cabin Fever Idea List Brainstorm fun things that can be done inside when the weather is too (Continue reading…)

Arctic and Antarctic Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Arctic and Antarctic Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way to expand your unit! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 28 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every morning. If I forget to read (Continue reading…)

Black History Month Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Board, Games, Circle Time

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If you are looking for a fun and simple way to learn during Black History Month, check out my Black History Month Fact Cards. I learned so much while researching these and I know you and your children/students will enjoy them too! Black History Month Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way (Continue reading…)

Penguin Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Who doesn’t love penguins? Children love learning about these cute birds. Penguin Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way to expand your unit! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these (Continue reading…)

Christmas Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Christmas Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way to expand your unit! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every morning. If I forget to read one, they (Continue reading…)

Chinese New Year KWL – Graphic Organizers for Unit Study

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If you will be learning about the Chinese New Year, consider using a KWL to get started!  A KWL helps assess your student’s prior knowledge, assists the student in focusing in on the topic, and then provides a way to summarize what he/she has learned. KWLs are a simple but very effective tool for all (Continue reading…)

Winter Days – 10 Themed Word Search Puzzles

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If your children or students like word searches, then this would be for them! (And don’t most children? I loved them when I was little.  Actually, I still do!) Winter Days 10 Themed Word Search Puzzles would be appropriate for children in the first, second or third grades depending on their current learning level. The (Continue reading…)