This FREE winter Hidden Message Puzzle can be used to reinforce vocabulary related to the winter solstice:
Degrees (a reference to the Earth’s tilt)
Students complete fill-in-the-blank statements using the correct vocabulary word. They then find those words in the word search puzzle.
The letters remaining (those that weren’t crossed off as part of an answer) spell out a message that is a Japanese proverb:
“One kind word can warm three winter months.”