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This is a packet of 20 creative thinking Winter writing activities. These language rich creative thinking winter activities are perfect for early finishers, gifted and talented learners or a great addition to your sub folder! As an added BONUS I have included a Fillable PDF! Students can complete most of the Winter Creative Thinking Packet using Adobe Reader or similar PDF software!**
Who is it for?
- 2nd Graders, (7 to 8-year-olds)
- 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds)
- 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds)
- Gifted & talented students
What's included?Frosty! Noooo!- Frosty the Snowman is alive and well...for now. Name 10 things he absolutely cannot do
Winter Shape Poem
Winter 24/7- It is always winter where you live now. List three ways your life would be different and three consequences of each difference
The Snow Shovel- List 3 problems with a snow shovel and two fixes
Not-So-Prime Realty- the Abominable Snowman is selling his cave. Help him write a realty listing
The New Hot Chocolate Mug- redesign the plain old hot chocolate mug.
Winter Words- think of a word for each letter of the alphabet that has to do with winter
The Unexpected Snowstorm- You live in southern Florida where there has never been any recorded snowfall. Suddenly you get a snowstorm dumping 2 feet of snow on your neighborhood. You need to dig yourself out. Tell ways you can do that without using a shovel or any snow removing equipment.
Winter Picture- tell how a given picture has to do with winter
The Future of Winter- If the temperatures of the world continue to rise, winter in the future will be different than it is today. Tell how it is different in the future
What Else Can I Do with THIS?- You no longer need your car window ice scraper and brush combo. Name other ways that you could use it
Too Cold for…Anything- There is a new law in town. "No one can go outside for anything in winter". Come up reasons that this could possibly be a good thing.
The Snowman and the Spoon- How is a snowman like a spoon?
Ooooh! Ooooh! I know! Winter!- The answer is "Winter". You think of the questions
Save the Polar Bears- The polar bears need some TLC right now. How can people be encouraged to help the polar bears? Think of 9 ways
Winter Inventions- Given a list of 3 needed inventions, choose one and...Invent It!
The Last Penguin- You have been asked to guard the last remaining penguin, but you have been given some pretty weird materials to do the job. Explain how you would use these materials to save the last penguin.
The Snowman that Won’t Melt- you find an intact snowman in May. How is this possible?
Crossword Puzzle Writer- You write the weekly crossword puzzle for the paper. Given the words, you write the clues
Winter Movie Director- You have been asked to film a winter movie. Using the given materials, create a scene, photograph it and tell about it in writing.
*Product Descriptor included for easy grading!
**Please note that this is one of my first fillable products. I am not charging extra for this feature. I would love your thoughts and comments! You can e-mail me directly at [email protected]
Sample Answers included with these Winter activities to get you and your class thinking!
These Winter activities makes a great early finishers packet! Use these winter activities as sponge activities to get your students thinking. Set up some winter centers using these winter activities.
If you like these Winter Creative Thinking Activities, check out my Winter Bundle. It includes this pack as well as a Winter themed Math Pack. Save $$$ when you bundle!
About the Seller
I have taught 1st through 5th grade and have taken some time off to be home with my twins. I am certified to teach K-8 as well as Gifted and Talented. I am also pursuing my English as a Second Language endorsement.
I LOVE to create challenging but fun resources that can be easily implemented in your classroom. I focus on creative thinking and integrated research units. I hope that you enjoy my products!