These sites include activities, games, and information about winter. There are interactive games in which you can build a snowman or make a snowflake. There is information about winter sports and how animals deal with the winter cold. Included are links to eThemes resources on snowflakes and frost, seasons, and various winter holidays.
Enchanted Learning: Winter Crafts for Kids
Here are many winter crafts for young students. Note: This site includes ads.
ABC: Color and Compare Snowmen
This is a worksheet that students can print out. They can then color in the snowmen and compare them with a Venn diagram.
ABC: Winter Word Search
Try this tow-page pdf winter word search. A solution is available on a second page.
EEK: Snug in the Snow
Learn why animals hibernate during the winter.
EEK: Winter Bird Feeding
Learn how you can attract wild birds to your yard during the winter.
EEK: Staying Warm Winter Experiments
Here are some tips for staying warm in the cold winter. Includes some experiments you can try.
Scholastic: Weather Watch: Winter Storms
This site is all about winter storms. Click on "Experiment" then you can create your own storm through an "Interactive Weather Maker".
Winter Games and Activities for Kids
This site provides a collection of winter activities. Includes coloring pages, puzzles, crafts, short stories, and more. Note: This site includes ads.
Scholastic: Animals in Winter
Try this scavenger hunt and learn more about how animals cope with winter. Note: This site includes ads.
BrainPOP Jr.: Hibernation
Watch a short movie about how animals survive in the winter by hibernating, then take a quiz. There are two versions of the quiz, easy or hard, along with activities and games.
ThinkQuest: Health and Sport
This website has information about some dangers in a cold winter. The "Eating Snow" section includes an experiment to see how clean your snow is.
FactMonster: Winter Verse
Here is some excerpts from winter poems. NOTE: The site includes pop-up and banner ads.
Here is an activity idea for creating a winter memory book.
Lakota Winter Counts Online Exhibit
This is an online exhibit which captures the drawing pictures of memorable events on calendars.
ReadWriteThink: Winter Begins Today in the Northern Hemisphere
Here are classroom activities that go along with winter theme. NOTE: This site contains links to external sites.
ReadWriteThink: Let's Build a Snowman
Here are activities for younger students to learn about winter conditions and animal survival during winter by reading texts and building a snowman. NOTE: This site has links to external sites.
eThemes Resource: Weather: Snowflakes and Frost
Is it true that no two snowflakes are alike? These sites answer the question as well as discuss how multiple crystals combine to create snowflakes. Also learn why frost forms on the ground. Includes scientific experiments for growing snowflakes, instructions on making paper snowflakes, numerous photos from the man who first captured individual snowflakes on film, and animated movies showing a crystal being formed.
eThemes Resource: Holiday: Christmas Games and Crafts
These sites offer many fun ideas for free time during the holidays. Includes online games and classroom activities. Send an e-mail to Santa, complete word searches, read Christmas stories, or create holiday crafts.
eThemes Resource: Holiday: Hanukkah
These sites tell about the history and traditions of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah (Chanukah). There are several online games, including spin the dreidel, plus audio and video files relating to this holiday.
eThemes Resource: Seasons
These websites are about the earth's seasons and why they occur. There are animations, worksheets, interactive quizzes, and lesson plans. One site allows you to send seasonal e-Cards to your friends.
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