The Snowy Day Activities

Step into a world of frosty fun with The Snowy Day activities pack! Designed to enrich reading, writing, and math skills, these activities bring the beloved winter tale to life. Expect a blend of engaging story-based tasks, creative art projects, and interactive math activities. It’s a perfect way to turn story time into an educational adventure!

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27 pages

Grades PreK-1


Bring a wintery wonderland to your next read-aloud with our The Snowy Day activities! Enjoy these activities that bring to life the charm of the classic book The Snowy Day on those frosty afternoons. Each activity is designed to captivate young minds while fostering literacy skills and social interaction. 

Use The Snowy Day activities to engage children in literacy skills. Build early literacy skills in young readers through illustrating story events, story sequencing, and responding to sentence starters. Older readers will explore punctuation, story vocabulary, and responding to reading and writing prompts. These activities not only expand vocabulary but also reinforce the understanding of the story’s themes and structure.

Warm up math skills through activities that invite children to count up to 10, identify shapes, and make geometric snowflakes. On the mathematics and fine motor skills front, the pack offers a variety of activities. Integrating snowflake activities through print or digital tools, it supports spatial understanding and introduces basic math concepts in a fun, interactive way.

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • Trace lines and curves.
  • Illustrate story events.
  • Respond to sentence starters.
  • Sequence the story.
  • Add ending punctuation to sentences.
  • Write sentences with story vocabulary.
  • Create a geometric snowflake.
  • Apply Writing Skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • Practice Reading Comprehension with included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • Engage in Social Skills with included whole group prompts and activities.
  • Develop Fine Motor Skills with included coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • Count up to 10.
  • Cut shapes to create a snowflake.
  • Count and identify shapes.
  • Make snowflakes with paper and digital tools. 
  • Participate in a scavenger hunt. 

The Snowy Day activities are a comprehensive kit pack that blends academic skills with creativity and social interaction. This is all within a beloved story. Take advantage of this blizzard of excitement now and transform your read-aloud sessions into an educational snowball!

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About the Book

In Ezra Jack Keat's Caldecott Medal-winning picture book, winter's first snowfall is captured perfectly. Millions of readers were touched when a little boy named Peter put on his snowsuit and stepped out of his house. A universal story, this story depicts a child's wonder at a new world and the hope of capturing and holding that wonder forever. A cozy winter day is perfect for reading Peter's small adventures in the deep, deep snow. 

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