Winter Wonderland, 1-9

Warm-up

Relaxing Snow - Sit back and relax with a snowy scene and relaxing music
Relaxing Snow – Sit back and relax with a snowy scene and relaxing musichttp://www.tistheseasonto.be/snowing/Relax and watch the snowfall and listen to some Christmas Music
 
Lily & the Snowman - YouTube
Lily & the Snowman – YouTube  (2:21) https://youtu.be/qehqv13PJwIEvery winter, a magical snowman puts on a show for a little girl. But over time, life pulls them apart. Will she remember to take the time for what she loved…
 

Songs

I'm a Little Snowman | Winter Songs for Preschool | Kids Song | The Kiboomers - YouTube
I’m a Little Snowman | Winter Songs for Preschool | Kids Song | The Kiboomers – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/-b-U1eQqBmkThe Kiboomers! I’m a Little Snowman! Winter songs! Love to sing? Then, you will just love this fun kids song! (Year 2-4)
 
Quia - The Snowman
Quia – The Snowmanhttp://www.quia.com/cz/84897.html?AP_rand=1177001559           ,,,                                                               
A song with a copiable gap-activity (yr 5-6)
 
SNOW (Jesse Winchester) (for Sharron) (cover) - YouTube
SNOW (Jesse Winchester) (for Sharron) (cover) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/_pIMAaLOYZk lyricsA different view on winter and snow – escaping to the south. (yr 6-9) 
 
Freddie Mercury - A winter's tale - YouTube
Freddie Mercury – A winter’s tale – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/7dNMc2wHdcw                                         …lyricsA slow song by Queen with a lot of -ing forms. (yr 8-9)
 

Vocabulary

Winter vocabulary for kids learning English | Picture dictionary
Winter vocabulary for kids learning English | Picture dictionaryhttp://www.anglomaniacy.pl/winterDictionary.htmTry to guess the English words! Look at the pictures below. Do you know what these are? Basic vocabulary with several activities (Year 1-2)
 
On a winter's day I put on my coat, hat, ...
On a winter’s day I put on my coat, hat, …http://busyteacher.org/1811-on-a-winters-day-i-put-on-my-coat-hat.htmlPrintable worksheet to practice the vocabulary about clothes. (Year 1-4)
 
Winter Words - Vocabulary for Winter Weather, Clothes and Things
Winter Words – Vocabulary for Winter Weather, Clothes and Thingshttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/seasons/winter/winter-beginners-vocabulary.htmlPicture Dictionary (Year 3-5)
 
Winter Words: Little Explorers Picture Dictionaryhttp://www.enchantedlearning.com/dictionarysubjects/winter.shtmlThe most comprehensive picture dictionary (Year 4-7)
 

Worksheets

Winter vocabulary for kids learning English | Printable resources
Winter vocabulary for kids learning English | Printable resourceshttp://www.anglomaniacy.pl/winterPrintables.htmChoose from five different types of worksheets designed to learn and practise English vocabulary related to the theme Winter. (yr 2-4)
What can we do in the winter? worksheet - Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachers
What can we do in the winter? worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttp://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/what_can_we_do_in_the_winter/winter-beginner-prea1/38229A worksheet for beginners to match the images of winter activities with the corresponding description. – ESL worksheets (Year 4-6)
 

Lesson Plans

ESL Lesson | Winter Vocabulary
ESL Lesson | Winter Vocabularyhttp://www.elcivics.com/esl/winter-season-1.htmlWinter starts in December and ends in March. It comes after autumn and before spring. Lesson with vocabulary and several activities (Year 4-5)
 

Reading

Snow Friends Read aloud/ M. Christina Butler/ friends/snowman. friends/esl/winter - YouTube
Snow Friends Read aloud/ M. Christina Butler/ friends/snowman. friends/esl/winter – YouTube (4:19)https://youtu.be/WqE4tN125dsWhen Little Bear wakes early from his winter sleep he has the most wonderful surprise – SNOW!  (yr 3-4)
Do You Like Winter Poetry? worksheet - Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachers
Do You Like Winter Poetry? worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttp://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/do_you_like_winter_poetry/winter-elementary-a1/66733Six poems with different tasks. Key is included. – ESL worksheets (Year 5-6)
Advanced Reading | A Siberian Winter | esl-lounge Student
Advanced Reading | A Siberian Winter | esl-lounge Studenthttp://www.esl-lounge.com/student/reading/4r5-siberian-winter.phpA Siberian Winter A Reading Comprehension with some advanced vocabulary (Year 8-9)
 

Listening

Winter: Listen A Minute.com: English Listening Lesson
Winter: Listen A Minute.com: English Listening Lessonhttp://www.listenaminute.com/w/winter.htmlWinter is my favourite season. I love everything about it. I like the cold weather, which always makes the sky seem so blue.
Listening Audio, Handout and Quizzes on Winter (Year 5-6)
 
Learn English With Songs - A Winter's Tale by David Essex
Learn English With Songs – A Winter’s Tale by David Essexhttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/songs/winter/winters-tale.htmlThe nights colder now, Maybe I should the door, And anyway the snow has all your footsteps, And I follow you no more, Video Listening Quiz (Year 6-9)
 
elllo quiz #949 Life in Winter
elllo quiz #949 Life in Winterhttp://www.elllo.org/english/0901/Q949-Aiste-Winter.htmA dialogue between a Dutchman and a Lithuanian woman (Year 6-8)
 
Winter Activities: Hiking, Snowshoeing, and Campinghttp://www.esl-lab.com/hiking/winteractivities-video.htm          
A short listening task with a video, natural speech (Year 7-9)                                                                                               …
 
Britain's Big Freeze - Winter Weather Video Listening Activity
Britain’s Big Freeze – Winter Weather Video Listening Activityhttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/weather/winter/winter-weather-video-quiz.htmlLearn and practise using English words for jobs and workplace situations. News Listening Quiz (Year 8-9) 
 
Upper Intermediate English - The Northern Lights
Upper Intermediate English – The Northern Lightshttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/listening/upper-intermediate/northern-lights-lesson-activities.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitterThis lesson is about the northern lights. You will practise your speaking and listening skills, learn and review some useful vocabulary, and complete a listening comprehension…
 

Viewing

Oxford Splash A - Animated Story - YouTube
Oxford Splash A – Animated Story – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/XGDS870NgagOxford Splash A – Animated Story
An easy story about snowmen (Year 1-3)
 
Learn English words for snow - A snowy day - English lesson with Misterduncan in England - YouTube
Learn English words for snow – A snowy day – English lesson with Misterduncan in England – YouTube (13:18)https://youtu.be/hde_uXOrdsE#t=80An English lesson about snow. English words for snow and winter.
Mr Duncan takes us for a walk (Year 6-9)
 

Final Words

Winter Holiday Posters! | Chris Jones
Winter Holiday Posters! | Chris Joneshttp://www.jonesid.com/winter-holiday-posters/Each year I like to come up with a unique holiday piece to send to my clients.
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