Snowman Activities and Freebies

January 1, 2017 No Comments

I love doing snowman activities even though I teach in Southern California.   I am lucky to get a view of the snow-capped mountains from my classroom.

 

Directed Snowman Drawing

My students enjoy painting. First, we practice drawing our snowman.  After a few tries, we are ready to use permanent marker.  The eyes and mouth is colored in with the permanent marker. We used kids paint with glitter for the scarf and the headband on the hat.  Everything looks better with a little glitter!  Then we used watercolors for the rest of our pictures.
 
 

Free Winter Math Riddles

We are reviewing 2-digit addition and subtraction since we have been out of school for 3 weeks.  My students have fun completing the riddles.  I love it when they start to laugh at the answers.  Grab your FREE copy of snowman math riddles here.
 
 
 

Winter Math Worksheets for 2nd grade

My students love little books.  It feels more special to them when it is in a book rather than a single math worksheet–not to mention there is less clutter in their desk.  This Winter Fun Book reviews math and language arts skills needed for second grade.  The skills covered in this book include balancing equations, 2-digit addition & subtraction, mental math, punctuation, present and past tense verbs, nouns, adjectives, synonyms & antonyms, contractions, and much more.
 
 
Spiral review for second grade

Here are some winter math centers that my students enjoy playing after they complete their math.  It is a great way to review math skills and see who needs extra help.  This math center includes balancing equations, telling time, 3-digit addition & subtraction with regrouping, counting money, mental math, skip counting, missing addends, and place value.  

 
Missing Addends
 
 

How to Make a Snowflake

Pinterest is a great place for ideas.  You can get step by step directions on how to make thes Borax snowflakes from A Girl and a Boy blog.
 
 
Follow me on Pinterest for more ideas and freebies.

 

Check out the following posts for more winter and snowman activities for the classroom.

Winter Ideas and Freebies for 2nd grade

Winter Art Projects for Kids

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  • Unknown January 16, 2017 at 11:50 pm

    Great ideas, thanks for sharing!
    Teaching Tidbits and More with Jamie

  • jeremy winder July 6, 2017 at 11:11 am

    wow these are just perfect for Christmas time and something i will be doing with the kids thats for sure, wish i found in in time for the christmas gone! i normally get quite a few freebies uk at the festive time of the year but this will make a nice early addition.

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