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Seasons – Teacher Resources

Teach about the phenomenon of the seasons by using lessons, activities, and printables which encourage participation and exploration. Included are summer reading lists for all grade levels, literature guides associated with the seasons, daily warm-ups, Spanish vocabulary practice, quizzes and worksheets, crossword puzzles, creative writing exercises, and much more!

Educational Videos

Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities


Winter Solstice Activities
Winter Crossword Puzzle
Explaining the Winter Solstice
It's Winter Weather
I Dreamed I Was a Snowman Poetry Pack
Snowflake Ornament
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
More Popular Seasons Printables

Lesson Plans

Winter Holidays
Let It Snow!
Life Cycle of Butterflies
Glacial Pressure
Weather Station
Celsius and Fahrenheit Conversions Made Simple
Fall Similes
More Popular Seasons Lesson Plans


Types of Snow
Global Warming: A Glossary of Terms
Global Warming: So, What's the Big Deal?
The Chinese Calendar
Emissions and Global Warming
The Winter Solstice
The Great White Hurricane
More Seasons References

Spring Resources

Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Describe the Rainy Day
Butterfly Life Cycle Worksheet
Structure of a Typical Flower
The Sunflower
Looking for Signs of Photosynthesis
Spring Theme Bulletin Board
More Spring Resources for Teachers

Summer Resources

Summer Reading (Grades 9-12)
Summer Reading (Grades 6-8)
Summer Reading (Grades 3-5)
Events of the Summer Olympic Games
Summer Fun Worksheets
The Summer of the Swans
Seasons Printables Slideshow
More Summer Resources for Teachers

Autumn Resources

Starting a Leaf Exchange Program
Synonym and Antonym Acorns
As Soon As It's Fall Poetry Pack
The Stranger Teacher's Guide
Autumn Veggies and Fruits
Flower and Leaf Press
Autumn Leaf Art Projects
More Autumn Resources for Teachers

Winter Resources

Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities
Winter Holidays Worksheets
Holiday Ornaments & Decorations Slideshow
Martin Luther King, Jr. Videos & Activities
First Snowfall
Jan Brett's Winter Books
Winter Holiday Bookmarks
More Winter Resources for Teachers

Art & Music Activities

Snowman Mobile
Fun in the Snow
A Winter Tree
Snowflake Card
Beaded Snowflakes
Torn-Paper Snow Pictures
Wintertime Fun
Winter Coloring Page
Making Sand Art
Crepe Paper Flower
More Seasons Activities for Art & Music

Reading & Language Arts Activities

Snowflakes Poem
Teacher's Guide to Jan Brett's Gingerbread Friends
Animal Tracks: Who Done It?
Winter Holiday Contract: Grades 4-6
Types of Snow Quiz
Plan a Holiday
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Poster & Activities
Weather Terms
Summer Reading List -- Secondary
Summer Reading List -- Middle
More Popular Seasons Reading & Language Arts Activities

Social Studies Resources

Winter Holidays Chart
Introduction to the Climatic Seasons
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring
The Giant Easter Egg
Most Overall Summer Olympic Medals (USA)
Tissue Flower Craft
Winter Weather Across America
On the Far Side of the Mountain
Earth, Moon, Sun, and Seasons -- Lecture Notes and Facts
The Rabbit
More Seasons Social Studies Activities

Mathematics Resources

A Growing Snowflake
What Are Solstices and Equinoxes?
How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Baseball Fun
Spider Plants
Third Grade Summer Math
Second Grade: Over the Break
More Seasons Math Activities

Science Resources

Climate Activities
Winter and Summer Solstices in the Arctic Circle
How Do Seasons Affect Animal Adaptations? -- Activity 4.11
Earth, Moon, Sun, and Seasons -- Activity
How Do Animals Adapt to Seasonal Change? -- Activity 4.12
Tree Pattern
Observing Crystals
Dressing for the Weather
A Weather Calendar
Spring Crossword Puzzle I
More Popular Seasons Science Activities

Weather Resources

Weather Forecast Bulletin Board
Weather Graph
Frequently Asked Questions about Tsunamis
Science Reading Warm-Up: Earthquakes
Weather Symbols
Science Reading Warm-Up: Volcanoes
More Weather Resources for Teachers

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February Calendar of Events
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Black History Month
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