|Links to Other Winter Resources
Part of Education World's lesson plans, this page offers more than a dozen suggestions for celebrating winter solstice. Most activities are geared toward upper elementary students.
DLTK's Winter Activities for Kids
Coloring pages, games, crafts, printable worksheets, puzzles, and other free resources suitable for use with preschool, kindergarten, and primary students.
Gayle's Preschool Rainbow: Winter Theme Activities
Learning activities, lesson plans, and other resources for teachers of young learners.
Hummingbird's Winter Archives
These two pages offer dozens of seasonal cross-curricular activities for preschoolers through elementary-age students. Visit to find language activities, crafts, snack suggestions, math and science ideas, and more.
This activity page on Bry-Back Manor's site includes both text for "The Mitten" and printable pieces to act out the story. Mitten pattern may be printed on heavy paper for children to "sew" together with yarn. Animals can be copied onto white paper, colored, and put inside the mitten at the appropriate time in the story. Character patterns also work great for creating a flannel board story.
The Mitten Teacher's Guide
Teachers using Jan Brett's The Mitten in the classroom will be delighted to find this guide to teaching the work on Brett's web site. Included on the site are face masks (color printer required) that students may use to enact the story.
Another Bry-Back Manor special, this activity page provides fingerpuppets and a copy of the fingerplay "Five Little Snowflakes."
Step by Step Childcare: Winter Theme
Offers songs, fingerplays, crafts, and learning center suggestions for early childhood educators.
Stop by the Web on a Snowy Evening
Part of Education World's lesson plans, this page suggests snow-related activities for students of all ages and abilities.
This page, created by a kindergarten teacher, offers about twenty winter-related activities. Also included is a list of recommended books.
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