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January, Winter Theme Activities for Preschool, Kindergarten, Primary

By Teachers.Net Resources
 

Mitten Theme

Mitten math – follow up to The Mitten story
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2471.html
Estimation, counting

Lesson Plan – The Mitten by Jan Brett
teachers.net/lessons/posts/3011.html
Sequencing, writing, listening, art

Math for The Mitten
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2112.html
Volume, area

My Mitten
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2095.html
Fine motor, language, visual motor

Mitten Glyph
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1497.html
Following directions, interpreting graphic data

Dramatizing The Mitten
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2115.html
Drama, retelling, sequencing

Mitten Math Game
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1767.html
Sequencing, addition, subtraction

Acting out The Mitten
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2054.html
Retelling, sequencing

The Mitten Activities
teachers.net/lessons/posts/456.html
Language, comprehension, intro to Internet research

The Mitten – Curriculum Map
teachers.net/lessons/posts/694.html
Activities for Art, Music, Play, Drama, Math, and Science

The Mitten
teachers.net/lessons/posts/88.html
Estimation, math

More amazing lessons perfect for January!

Winter Theme Activities compiled
teachers.net/lessonplans/posts/2093.html
Includes learning center activities! Art, science, MORE!

Marshmallow Math Winter Theme Activities
teachers.net/lessons/posts/296.html

Penguin Activities collected for Preschool – K

Penguin Glyph
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1504.html

Winter Hat Glyph
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1496.html
Recording and interpreting graphical data

Gingerbread Man Glyph
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1415.html

Graphing Activities – K – primary
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1805.html
How to make a magnetic graphing board and dozens of topics for graphing!

Snowman Theme

Writing activity follow-up to “The Snowman” video
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2478.html

Get Your Snow People Here – follow-up activities to
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1233.html
Recall information, create a story map, compare/contrast

Near and Far with Snow People
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2530.html
Art – perspective

Hibernation & Bears, Penguins

Hibernation – Follow-up to Time to Sleep by Denise Fleming
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2744.html

Hibernation song
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1428.html

Hibernation (science)
teachers.net/lessons/posts/3293.html

Bears/hibernation
teachers.net/lessons/posts/804.html

Bears!
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1221.html
Compilation of dozens of activities, poems, music, art, games

Penguins
teachers.net/lessonplans/posts/4080.html
Sequencing, writing, some good links (Activity 4’s link doesn’t work, the rest were working as of Dec. ’08)

More Resources for January Winters!

Jan Brett Book activities (Chat transcript)
teachers.net/archive/brett2.html

Snowman Crafts
teachers.net/gazette/FEB02/crafts.html
Coffee filter snow kids; Milk Jug Igloo; Snowman Heads; Sock Snowmen

Marshmallow snow person recipe/craft (w/photo)
Tortilla snowflakes (w/photo)
Finger Paint Sticky toffee
teachers.net/gazette/JAN02/recipes.html

Paint Stirrer Stick Snow Figure (w/diagram)
Soda Bottle Snowman (w/photo)
Balloon Print Snowman
Doily Snowman
teachers.net/gazette/JAN02/crafts.html

Mizlett’s 3-D snowflake (w/diagrams)
teachers.net/gazette/JAN03/crafts.html

Snowman Soup,
Edible Glacier,
Ice Cube Painting
teachers.net/gazette/JAN03/recipes.html

Winter and beyond. Bookmark these posts to use throughout the school year!

Paper plate crafts for various holidays and subjects
teachers.net/lessons/posts/582.html

Class book ideas based upon books read (compiled)
teachers.net/lessons/posts/927.html
Dozens of teacher-created ideas for fabulous class books!

Coming soon! Get a jump on Groundhog Day and 100th Day

Groundhog poem & printable
teachers.net/lessonplans/posts/4266.html

Groundhog Sizes lesson plan
teachers.net/lessonplans/posts/3625.html

Teachers Share Their Best 100th Day Activities
teachers.net/gazette/FEB02/day100.html

It’s time to start planning for 100th Day, Read Across America Day. These Teachers.Net forums can make the difference between ho hum and memorable:

100th Day Chatboard:
teachers.net/projects/100days/posts.html

100th Day Mailring:
teachers.net/mailrings

For Elementary & Middle Grades: Martin Luther King, Jr.

9 Lessons related to Martin Luther King, Jr, for elementary – middle grades; from “Hip-hop similes & metaphors” to “What is prejudice?” to shared reading of the “I Have a Dream” speech.
MLK, Jr. Lessons

5 Video bytes: Two related to MLK, Jr., (also FDR’s Fireside Chat on the banking crisis, more)
5 Video Bytes

Do you need lessons and activities for  a topic or theme not covered here? Just go to the Teachers.Net Lesson Plans Bank and type the topic, concept or theme name into the search form to find posts submitted by teachers like you, teachers eager to share with you their best lesson plans and activities! (Won’t you take just a couple of minutes once each month to submit YOUR most successful lessons?)



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