Winter Wonderings ~ Riddles for Inference, Key Details, and Vocabulary


  • Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

  • Subjects: Holidays & Seasons

  • Product Type: Game

  • Format: Digital product, Downloadable

Product Description

24 winter vocabulary riddle cards to develop vocabulary as well as skills with inference and key details. What a fun way to work on essential reading skills!

Who is it for?

  • 1st Graders (6 to 7-year-olds)
  • 2nd Graders, (7 to 8-year-olds)
  • Homeschoolers
  • Educators
  • Kindergarteners (5 to 6-year-olds)


What's included?

  • 24 winter riddle cards with coordinating word/answer cards
  • A riddle writing printable activity
  • Four-in-a-Row board game to reinforce the same vocabulary

Riddles are a form of informational text, and are an engaging way to help young readers develop essential reading skills. Solving riddles is a fun-filled and motivating way to lay the groundwork for making inferences, drawing conclusions, using key details, and are also super for developing vocabulary.


Use this set of 24 winter riddle cards kindergarteners through  2nd graders:

* As a whole class or small group activity, to demonstrate how to integrate the information in the clues

* As a pocket chart center matching  activity

* As a small group or literacy center game,  with the included game board

        * As a starting point for an independent/partner writing activity

        * For vocabulary development with ESL/ELL students

These seasonal words are included: names of months (December, January, February), names of December holidays, candles, candy canes, winter clothing, Martin Luther King, Valentines Day, and of course SNOW! 

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You'll also like Spring Riddles and Human Body Riddles.

Linda Nelson

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Primary Inspiration by Linda Nelson
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I'm proud to have been a teacher for 26 years, with most of my experience and my happiest days spent in the primary grades. I've taught Reading Recovery, Basic Skills, first grade, and even a first grade literacy intervention class. As a big believer in hands-on learning, you'll see that center activities and games are among my favorite resources to create! Student engagement is key to learning that lasts, so I strive to create differentiated fun activities that will keep your students excited about learning!

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