Learning by themes is such a memorable and fun way to encourage a love of learning in the early years!
During these cold winter months when it’s too cold to go outside, schedule a Snowman Week! Plan each of your learning activities around a Snowman theme and have an exciting week learning with your children!
Thankfully, the internet is packed with amazing ideas to incorporate snowmen into almost every aspect of your homeschool day.
Here are a whole host of ideas to get you started!
Snowman Worksheets and Printables
My Snowman Emergent Reader Pack – Free Snowman emergent reader pack in 5 different reading levels
Snowman, Snowman, What Do You See? Emergent Reader – Just print and read! Based on the classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Snowman Hidden Pictures – Find 10 objects in each snowman-themed set of hidden pictures
Printable Snowman Shapes – Learn shapes with these printable snowmen
Snowman Sequencing Activities – Place the pictures in the correct sequence; color and black and white versions
Snowman Printable Packet – Includes 30 different activities; for K-2nd Grade
Snowman Do-a-Dot Printables – 7 pages including a maze, coloring, and more
Free Printable Snowflake Templates – Use for patterns, size recognition, and more
Free Snowman Packs – Printables for tots through 1st Grade
Snowman Printable Packet – Printable activities for ages 3-7
Snowman Letter Matching Puzzles – 3 part puzzles including upper and lowercase letters
Snowman Creative Writing Prompts – Includes prompts appropriate for K -4th Grade; includes picture and writing lines
Snowman Preschool Printables – Includes shapes, tracing, letter recognition, and more
Short Vowel Build a Snowman – “Build” a snowman by placing words with the same short vowels together
Snowman Do-a-Dot Printables – For ages 3-7; includes shapes, letter recognition, and more
Snowman Printables – Letter S and snowman focused printables for Preschool and Early Kindergarten
Read a Word, Build a Snowman Game – Fun way to practice those sight words!
Snowman Tracing Sheets – Set of 7 snowman tracing sheets for preschoolers
Build a Rhyming Snowman – Match the snowman with correct hat that rhymes
Snowman Crafts and Hands-On Activities
Snowmen All Year by Caralyn Buehner
Snowman Soup – Make “snowman soup” with hot cocoa and marshmallows! This is for a Christmas gift, but you can easily modify for your own kiddos.
Build a Snowman – Print the template on cardstock and have your toddler or preschooler “build” the snowman! This would also make a great busy bag idea.
Q-Tip Snowflakes – Simple craft for a variety of ages from tots to elementary grades
Make Your Own Snowman – MANY different printable pieces to make your own snowman – includes super heroes, traditional winter pieces, and more
Build Your Own Olaf Snowman – Print the pieces and build your own Olaf!
Snowman Playdough – Snowman playdough ideas
Snowman Playdough Gifts – Snowman playdough and gift container; would make a cute winter birthday favor for party guests!
Make Your Own Snow Dough – Glittery, soft, COLD snow dough!
Easy Snowman Craft for Kids – Make a snowman from rice and a white sock – very cute activity!
Snowman Stained Glass Windows – Beautiful snowman craft with stained glass effect
100 Snowmen – by Jen Arena
Melting Snowman Play – Create snowmen that “melt” in the bath tub!
How to Create Snowmen without the Snow! – Many ideas for those of you in warmer climates!
Snowman Paper Bag Puppets – Download the template; will also need a white paper bag
Marshmallow Snowman – Make a cute marshmallow snowman!
Paper Mache Snowman – Easy directions to create a paper mache snowman (we love paper mache projects!)
Snowman Listening Game – Play “Frosty Says…” with these printables
Printable Frosty the Snowman Craft – Includes free template and easy instructions
Cotton Ball Snowman Craft – Easy for kids of all ages; includes free template
Fingerprint Snowman Craft – Adaptable to many ages, even elementary
Magic Melting Snowman – Make a foam snowman and watch him melt! Uses ingredients found around the house.
DIY Indoor Snowman – “Snow” keeps indefinitely so your child can build a snowman any time of the year!
Snowman Potato Printing – A neat way to make and decorate a snowman!
Snowman Luminary – Use a recycled milk jug to make a snowman luminary!
Let’s Paint a Snowman Tutorial – Step by step directions for painting a snowman
Glue Resist Snowman Painting – A beautiful snowman art project! Uses glue, watercolor paints, and (optional) small beads
These books are available on Amazon. They may also be available at your local library.
Snowman Snacks and Goodies
All You Need for a Snowman – by Alice Schertle
Snowman Breakfast Printables – Use these free printables to make a fun snowman breakfast! Perfect for a change of pace when we get the winter blahs in February!
Snowman Juice Boxes – Simple idea to jazz up the juice box! Have supplies ready to go, and your kiddos could decorate their own at snack time.
Snowman Sundae – Super cute and not hard to make!
Snowman Pizza – Includes homemade dough recipe to make your own Snowman Pizza
Snowman Dessert Dip – Have the kids help make this dessert dip that looks like a melted snowman!
String Cheese Snowman – Includes free printable to make the snowman hats
Marshmallow Snowman – Easy to make (and eat!) marshmallow snowman
Snowman Snack Ideas – 5 cute snowman snack ideas!
Snowman Milk – An easy way to make snack time more fun!
Easy Oreo Ball Snowmen – Easy to make snowmen
Bagel Snowman – Much easier for kids to make than sugar cookies!
Thumbprint Snowman Cookies – Recipe and easy directions included; great cookies for kids to help make!
Snowman Science and Math
The Snowman Storybook – by Raymond Briggs
Build a Geometric Snowman – Print out the template and build a geometric snowman; excellent way to discuss geometry and angles
Build a Snowman Dice Game – You only need a sheet of paper, pencil, and a die!
Snowman Playdough Mats – Practice counting with snowman playdough mats
Snowman Color By Number Worksheet – Practice simple addition and subtraction
Snowman Place Value Practice – Practice subtracting ones, tens, and hundreds
Counting Snowman Activity – Use buttons on the snowman to practice counting
Temperature Snowman Sequencing Cards – Place the melting snowman in the correct sequence
Snowman Color By Number – Color according to the number assigned
Snowman Math for Kindergarten – Practice composing and decomposing numbers the snowman way!
Borax Crystal Snowman – Includes instructions and scientific explanation
Melting Snowman Science Experiment – See how fast your snowman melts!
Life Cycle of a Snowman – Complete instructions and recording sheet for kids
Here is a growing selection of Free Themed Homeschool Unit Study Resources!