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10 Fun Facts About Winter
Embrace the cold and snow as a learning opportunity with these 10 fun facts about Winter.
Starting in Preschool, kids are expected to make and share observations about the weather.
In almost every early childhood or primary classroom, you will find an entire section about weather, located near the carpet area where kids gather for morning meeting.
At a young age, kids recognize changes in weather patterns over time, and distinguish differences in the four seasons.
Extend their curiosity with nonfiction books, outdoor exploration, and writing activities all this cold, snowy, season.
Simple Facts about Winter
Learning facts about the Earth’s axis during Winter is important, but is beyond a 5-7 year old’s conceptual understanding.
These Winter facts are kid-friendly and use age-appropriate vocabulary. Keep reading to see how you can get a printable writing center aligned to these Winter facts for kids.
Winter Facts for Kids
- Winter is the coldest season.
- Snow falls in the Winter
- Every snowflake has six sides.
- The sun looks bigger in the Winter.
- Trees stop growing in the Winter.
- Plants stop growing in the Winter.
- Nights are longer in the Winter.
- Some animals hibernate in the Winter.
- Winter comes before Spring.
- A blizzard is a bad snowstorm.
Winter Worksheets for Kindergarten and First Grade
Integrate the science of weather with the language arts behind building facts about Winter with these Building Sentences worksheets.
Building Sentences is a no-prep, interactive, writing center perfect for early readers and writers.
Students cut and paste word tiles to build the 10 facts about Winter.
Statements such as “Nights are longer in the Winter” can be found in many nonfiction books. This word work activity is a great opportunity to expand your kindergarten and first grade science lessons.
Building Sentences Level 1:
Level 1 worksheets include a Winter fact at the top of the page. Students cut the jumbled word tiles from below, and paste them in the correct order as the fact above. This level is great for building concepts of print; following print left to write, and leaving spaces in between words.
Building Sentences Level 2:
The level 2 printable worksheets do not have the Winter fact printed across the top.
Instead, as a challenge, students use semantic and syntactic skills to build their own sentence using the jumbled word tiles at the bottom of the page.
When done building their sentence, the kids will write the sentence and draw an illustration to match their fact.
Grab your Building Sentences leveled writing center and watch as the kids become engaged in speaking, reading, and writing facts about Winter.
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