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Winter Vocabulary Word Wall

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Grades: K - 6

Welcome winter with this set of 27 vocabulary cards you can cut and post to your classroom word wall.

With this list of winter words, students will make language connections to the season’s weather, attire, activities, natural elements, and more! 

Immerse Your Students In Seasonally-Specific Vocabulary Words

We hope that a more expansive vocabulary inspires students to become hungry for language. As a result, your students will become thoughtful, articulate speakers and writers who can communicate their ideas effectively and with confidence. 

Our winter word wall includes words that will be immediately recognizable AND stretch your student’s language skills and vocabulary. 

Your download includes the following winter-specific vocabulary words: 

  • boots
  • coat
  • evergreen trees
  • freezing
  • gloves
  • hibernation
  • holly
  • hot cocoa
  • ice
  • ice skating
  • icicles
  • igloo
  • Jack Frost
  • mittens
  • polar bear
  • reindeer
  • scarf
  • skiing
  • sled
  • sleigh bells
  • sleigh ride
  • snow
  • snowball
  • snowman
  • snowsuit
  • sweater
  • winter solstice

Keep reading to find out how to add your own list of words.

What Else Can You Do With This Winter Word Wall? 

Word walls are a fantastic way to expose students to the broader world of language. 

Check out all the ways you can present winter words to your students during your English Language Arts lessons: 

❄️  Daily Oral Language and spelling word of the week exercises

❄️  Identifying phonemes—blends, digraphs, vowel teams, silent final e

❄️  Counting syllables 

❄️  Recognizing parts of speech (noun types, verbs, adjectives, compound words)

❄️  Creative writing activities

❄️  Alphabetical ordering

❄️  Games like Charades, 20 Questions, Swat, etc.  

You can use your word wall before, during, and after reading with your whole class, small groups, or individualized instruction. 

Here’s how to create a fun Word Search too! 

Before You Download

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource.

Alternatively, you can create a custom, printable word wall:

  1. Select the type of font you would prefer from the drop-down box above.
  2. Click on the blue button and use the Teach Starter Studio to add a custom word list to the resource.
  3. Download and print your custom, themed word list.

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