Winter days may be short, but when you have little ones, cabin fever can make them seem to drag on endlessly. Fun, winter-themed activities designed with preschoolers in mind might be just the thing you're looking for to keep your kids busy. The following wintry preschool packs are entertaining and educational, and they're also free. Print off a few today to keep your family occupied as you wait for warmer weather.
- Homeschool Creations offers preschool packs for the classic winter books "The Mitten" by Jan Brett and "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats. The pack for "The Mitten" also has a kindergarten add-on set.
- 2 Teaching Mommies has a Winter Fun pack for preschoolers, plus a matching tot pack for your littlest students.
- This Reading Mama offers a Winter PreK Pack on Teachers Pay Teachers for preschoolers and kindergartners.
- Oopsey Daisy has a W is for Winter preschool pack that focuses on the letter W, the number 2 and the color white. The site requests that you become a subscriber before downloading their resources; there is no cost involved in subscribing.
- Living Life Intentionally has a free Snowman Preschool Pack. The materials are designed with kids ages two to seven in mind.
- Penny Waddingham offers a free Fun in the Snow unit on Teachers Pay Teachers. This set includes math and language arts activities and is appropriate for kids in preschool, kindergarten and first grade.
Illinois winters can be cold and unpleasant, but there are also plenty of fun aspects of the season that appeal to children, such as sledding and snowmen. Your kids will have a good time thinking about snow and chilly weather as they enjoy these winter preschool packs from the comfort of your warm home, and they will build valuable skills as they work with the materials provided in these free packs.