Snowman Activities and Freebies

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.

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.

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.  

My students love little books.  It feels more special to them when it is in a book rather than a single 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.  

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.

Missing Addends

Pinterest is a great place for ideas.  You can get step by step directions from A Girl and a Boy blog.

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  1. 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.