Snow and Snowman Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade

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Stephanie Trapp
Grade Levels
K - 1st, Homeschool
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Your students will have "snow" much fun during this snow and snowman unit for kindergarten and first grade! The week-long comprehensive unit includes detailed daily lesson plans with literature suggestions. It incorporates science, reading, writing, math, STEM, handwriting and art. It also includes QR codes and links to videos that complement the unit study.

Click on the PREVIEW to read each lesson plan, see the Week-at-a-Glance planning sheet, as well as examples of printables and art projects.

Teacher Features You’ll Love

  • Detailed daily lesson plans
  • Week-at-a-glance planning guide
  • Guide for stretching the unit over two weeks
  • Key concepts and objectives
  • Extensive literature list
  • Video links and QR codes
  • Differentiated versions of math sheets
  • Activity directions and printable templates

What’s Covered in the Unit?

Day 1: What is Snow?

  • Grow snow crystals
  • Make fake snow
  • Write in the snow literacy activity

Day 2: Are All Snowflakes Alike?

  • The Snowflake Man
  • Snowflake window clings
  • Paper snowflakes

Day 3: Is Snow Good or Bad? (How Snow Affects People, Animals, Plants)

  • Picture sort
  • How Snow Affect Us writing activity
  • Snowball fight game

Day 4: Snow STEM Challenge

  • Simple machines: levers
  • Build a snowball catapult

Day 5: Snowman Fun

  • How to Build a Snowman one page booklet
  • Snowman suncatcher
  • Plastic bottle snowman
  • Silly snowman drawing
  • Snow cream snack

Math Connections

  • Snowball Fight subtraction game for a math center
  • Counting within 10, 20 and 100
  • Counting within a sequence
  • Counting by tens
  • Place value: tens and ones
  • Addition and subtraction within 10, 20 and 100 (no regrouping)
  • Number bonds
  • 2D and 3D shapes
  • Graphing
  • Measuring with nonstandard units
  • Word problems

Literacy Connections

  • Snow word wall
  • “Snowball Fight” emergent reader (*includes digital version)
  • Beginning and ending letter sounds
  • Beginning blends
  • SN blend
  • Two sounds of OW
  • Fluency
  • Rhyming
  • CVC words
  • Sight words
  • Making predictions
  • Problem/Solution
  • How to Build a Snowman writing prompt
  • Snow Much Fun writing prompt
  • Snow Days writing prompt
  • Snowy Senses writing prompt
  • Snowman Acrostic Poem writing prompt
  • The Snowman at School writing prompt

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Total Pages
140 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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