Snowman and Gingerbread Friends Thematic
Math and Literacy Grades 1-2 Kit
Make your snowman
and gingerbread unit exciting with these great
printables. Centers, skill practice
activities, games, and more ready to print. Great for the
first and second grade classroom. All printables come in
a zip folder. All the files are in PDF format.
Some of the files are in word and some are in Publisher
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1.) Snowman Drop
Game This is a simple game that is fun for the
kids and also is a great way to introduce or practice
fact families. It is also a fun way to practice
math facts to 10. The snowmen manipulatives and
score sheet is included. Just print and use! (Use
with grades 1-3. Grade 1 will need more direction
from the teacher. Before playing the game, play a
few games with the class as a group and then allow them
to play as partners. (1-3)
2.) Snowman Following Directions: For grades k-1,
the teacher should read the directions and have the
student complete the task. This will work on
listening skills. For grades 2-3, the student reads
the directions and follows the directions. (K-3)
3.) Snowman Difference Pocket Chart This lesson
focuses on reading skills and determining differences.
The center sheet focuses on writing a complete sentence.
This file includes all materials to make the center and a
center sheet for the students to complete when they have
finished the center. The student must read the
sentence and then place it in the pocket chart under the
snowman the statement is describing. When all
sentence strips are in the pocket chart, have them
complete the center sheet by looking at the pocket chart
they completed. (2-3). For grade 1,
you may choose to do this activity as a class lessons;
calling on students to read the strips and then place
under the correct snowman. Or the teacher may read
the strips and then have a student place the strip under
Comprehension A short story about a boy building a
snowman. The student can read the story and then
answer the questions independently (2-3). The
teacher can share the story and help the students answer
the questions for a listening comprehension activity (1).
5.) ***SnowmanCandyBar Wrapper
Great treat for your students after you finish a snowman
or winter unit. Would also be great to add the bars
to a favor bag of goodies you give out before the
holidays. The wrapper will fit a 1.45 oz. Hershey
Bar. The wrapper says, Warm Winter Wishes to
a Frosty Student!
6.) Snowman Measurement Activity - Give each student a
sheet below found in the file & one cup of each:
mini marshmallows, raisins, & cheerios. Have
the students find the area and perimeter of the two given
snowman using each of the given items. Have each
student record their answers on the grid. Students
should begin to understand that it takes fewer larger
units than smaller units to cover an area or
outline/perimeter of a shape. After the table is
filled in you may have the students answer the questions
about the table independently or you may answer the
questions as a class. (1-3)
7.) Snowman Kisses
Labels A great treat for your students. These
print on 3 1/3" x 4"mailing labels/ AVERY 8164.
Print them out and stick them to a zip-loc baggie. Place
some marshmallows or Hershey kisses into a bag.
Gingerbread & Snow Friends
The student cuts out various pictures of snowmen
and then sorts them on a sorting sheet (k-2). The
student answers question independently (1-2) about their
9.) Line Up Snowmen and Gingerbread Friends Pocket Chart
or Envelope Center This activity focuses on
ordinal numbers from 1 8. You may choose to
use this in a pocket chart or place in an envelope for
the student to take back to their seat. A center
sheet is included for your students to work on after they
complete the center. (1-3)
10.) Gingerbread Addition A practice worksheet of
addition facts with a gingerbread theme. (k-2)
11.) Gingerbread Word Search (1-3) Student looks
at the word bank and then finds the word in the puzzle.
12.) Gingerbread Drop Game This is a simple game
that is fun for the kids and also is a great way to
introduce or practice fact families. It is also a
fun way to practice math facts to 10. The
gingerbread manipulatives and score sheet are included.
Just print and use! (Use with grades 1-3. Grade
1 will need more direction from the teacher. Before
playing the game, play a few games with the class as a
group and then allow them to play as partners. (1-3)
Baby Mini Book Student reads book and cuts out the
graphics. Student places a graphic on each page to
match the text. The student may color the pictures
when complete. Last page of the book is a student
14.) The Yummy
Gingerbread Mini Book An eight page book about
eating a Gingerbread Man. The students read the
book and cut out graphics (to demonstrate how to eat a
gingerbread man) as stated in the directions. (K-3)
15.) Gingerbread Snack Labels Here is a little
poem I wrote about Gingerbread Cookies. They print
on 3 1/3" x 4"mailing labels/ AVERY 8164.
Print them out and stick them to a zip-loc baggie. Place
two or three gingerbread shaped cookies in a baggie and
give to your students and a sweet treat for a great job
on a Gingerbread Unit. Note: over the holiday
season, you can find the Gingerbread cookies at your
local grocery store. They come in a box and are
made by Pepridge Farms.
16.) Gingerbread Fact Family Student must write
the family of facts into each gingerbread house. (1-3)
17.) Snowman Snow Globe Game - You
will also need small white pom-poms (Get these at a craft
store). Print enough board games (Page 1 - there are two
on a page) for each child in your group. Print a set of
cards (Print page 2 twice to make a set). Hand each child
a playing board. Put the pom-poms (snowballs) in the
middle of the table. The adult holds the playing cards.
Students take turns taking a playing card and adding the
number of snowballs given on the card to their card.
First person to get eight snowballs and fills their globe
is the winner. Be careful, you may draw a card that asks
you to put a snowball back.
18.) Winter Bingo Cards
19.) Roll a Snowman Dice Game!
20.) Gingerbread Erase a Rhyme
21.) Roll and Draw a Gingerbread Man / Tally Your Rolls /
Answer questions about tally's when game is complete.
22.) Grade 1 Sight Word Cover Up - Four days of the first
grade words review games. Just call out a sight word and
the students cover it up with a sticker. You can check to
make sure they cover up the correct word.
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