5 Effortless Winter Activities that are Guarantied to Unleash Active Engagement for ELA and Math!

Winter Activities

Searching for Winter Activities for 3rd, 4th & 5th grade that will spark your students’ academic fire this winter? Look no further! In this blog, I’ve rounded up five exciting winter ELA and Math activities which include printable or digital worksheets that are sure to ignite your students’ love for learning. Whether it’s a winter escape room activity for science enthusiasts, opinion writing that fosters student voice, or a snowman-themed math and craft activity, these no prep tasks will make learning fun and engaging. So, grab a cup of hot cocoa and join me as we explore these exciting activities that will make winter learning and planning a breeze!

Winter Activities #1: ELA Escape Room: Close Reading for Winter Science Topics

Unleash ultimate engagement with this print and go Escape Room Activity, “The Blizzard Escape Quest.” It takes students on a secret mission around the classroom as they use their close reading skills via a reading comprehension passage that has them solving the answers to questions along the way. This reading activity focuses on 4 winter science topics titled, “Winter’s Science: From Snowflakes to Melting Ice.” Math activities are also included in Challenge 5 with coded math problems, as students use their multiplication and subtraction practice to uncover surprising statistics. Perfect for students in 3rd grade, 4th grade and 5th. Explore this resource by clicking here!


winter Activities #2: 16 Opinion Writing Prompts, Paper & Craft 3rd 4th 5th Grade

Strengthen students’ writing skills while capturing interest. Ideal for a Winter Writing Center, this no-prep opinion writing activity includes 16 Winter prompts – Editable Winter Writing Paper, 6 Winter Stationery Toppers (Craft)scaffolded graphic organizers to support both struggling and advanced writers, writing checklistwriting rubric and MUCH MORE to advance students’ writing skills. Digital and Print options are offered. Great opportunity to differentiate the needs of ALL learners! Grab it here!


Winter Activities # 3: Math snowman Craft Activity

Revitalize student engagement with this digital and printable Winter Math Craft Activities Resource for 3rd, 4th and 5th grades with a focus on CCSS. 3.OA.D.8, 4.OA.A3, 5.OA.A2. Students practice solving 48 one and two step word problems within 100 – 16 printable or digital worksheets that include 12 of each of the following: 1-step multiplication word problems, 2-step multiplication word problems, 1-step division word problems, 2-step division word problems. Perfect way to differentiate based on students’ needs while honing in on multiplication and division fluency. Find out more by clicking here.


Winter Activities # 4: Winter ELA & Math Activities Bundle for Activities 1-3

Elevate Your Winter Lesson Planning by grabbing all 3 resources mentioned above. Why, you ask?

Cater to diverse learning styles in your classroom with a bundle that offers a rich variety of activities. Whether your students are hands-on learners, creative writers, or math enthusiasts, this bundle has something for everyone.

Save valuable planning time with a comprehensive bundle that seamlessly integrates ELA and Math into your winter curriculum. It’s a one-stop resource that covers multiple subject areas, ensuring a cohesive and engaging learning experience.


winter Activities # 5: Winter Sentence Writing BUNDLE Simple Compound Complex Sentence

Unleash ultimate engagement with no-prep winter sentence writing activity that motivate your students to practice the sentence structure of simple, compound and complex sentences. Picture prompts are offered for sentence writing and include winter scenes that motivates students to use descriptive writing as they complete winter worksheets and snow globe – winter task cards to further explore the structure of simple, compound and complex sentences. This necessary skill will help students to convey ideas with precision, ensuring engagement while captivating reader interest. Discover more by clicking here.


I truly hope your students enjoy these engaging winter activities as much as my students do! If I can help you in any way, please don’t hesitate to contact me at sgambatodebbi@debbi-sgambato.com.

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