A variety of math word problems that encourage Common Core mathematical practice skills. The problems are high interest with reference to many winter holidays and activities. Kwanza, Chinese New Year, New Year’s Eve, and Hanukkah problems are included. Designed for 4th and 5th grade students, they could be used as a classroom assignment, homework, or placed in a math learning center. They are easy to use on a document camera for whole group lessons and review.