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Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten

Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten

Hey guys! Here’s a sneak peak at the updated Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten packet.

PLEASE NOTE: This blog post contains sample pages from my Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten packet. You can download the free sample pages by clicking on the photos. To purchase the complete Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten packet, please click here!

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten.

 

1. Winter write & wipe alphabet
To prepare the cards for use in a write and wipe center, print, laminate them, and then cut them apart. The intention of this activity is for children to practice correct letter formation with a dry-erase marker. The cards can be kept in a book-like format by making a hole in the top left corner and securing together with a key ring or a pipe-cleaner.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Alphabet tracing cards.

2. Hat and mittens alphabet match
To prepare this activity for use, print the cards, laminate them and then cut them apart. Household pegs, or other small clipping items such as unused hair clips or paper clips, can be used for this activity. The aim is for children to clip a peg on the mittens with the lower case letter that matches the upper case letter on the hat.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Upper and lower case letter matching activity.

3. Winter clip the syllables
To prepare this activity for use, print the cards, laminate them and then cut them apart. Household pegs, or other small clipping items such as unused hair clips or paper clips, can be used for this activity. The aim is for children to identify the number of syllables in each word and clip the circle with the correct answer.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Count and clip the number of syllables.

4. Winter clip the beginning sound (single letter sounds and blends)
Print, laminate and cut out the picture cards. The aim of this activity is for children to correctly identify the beginning sound of each picture and to clip a clothes peg to show their answer. Alternatively, children can use dry-erase markers to colour the correct beginning sound.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Clip the beginning sounds (single letter sounds and beginning blends).

5. Missing beginning and ending sounds (CVC words)
You will need to supply children will Scrabble letter tiles or other small letters for this activity. To prepare the cards for use, print, laminate and then cut them apart. Children are required to identify the missing letter at the beginning and end of the word and place the letter tiles in the squares to show their answer.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Beginning and ending sounds word work for CVC words.

6. Hot chocolate word family sort
To prepare this activity, print, laminate and cut out the sorting hot chocolate mats and marshmallow word and picture cards. The aim is for children to identify the ending for each word and sort it to the correct word family hot chocolate.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Word family sorting activity.

7. Winter snowman spin and rhyme
Print, laminate and cut out all the cards. You will need to supply children with a paper clip and a pencil to make a spinner. Children being by laying out in a row the blue header cards. They spin the pencil spinner on the snowman spinning card and read the word where it stops. Children then find a matching rhyming picture and place it under the blue card it rhymes with. This continues until all the cards have been used up.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Spin and rhyme.

8. Winter long and short vowel word sort
To prepare this activity, print, laminate and cut out the snowman and snowflake cards. The aim is for children to identify the type of vowel sound for each of the pictures on the snowflake and sort it to the correct snowman.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Short and long vowel sorting activity.

9. Build a sight word snowman (Primer words)
To prepare this activity for use, print and cut out all the cards. The aim of this activity is for children to sort the sight words and build a snowman using them.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Sight word snowmen.

10. Winter missing sight words (Pre-Primer words)
Print the blue and red strips. The numbered blue strips each contain a sentence with a missing sight word, while the red strips contain the words that are missing. The aim is for children to read the sentence, identify the missing word and write it on their recording page.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Write the missing sight word activity.

11. Winter write the room
To prepare this activity, print, laminate and cut out all the vocabulary cards. Place the cards randomly around the room. Provide your children with a clip board with the recording page/s. The aim is for children to find the picture cards and write the word next to the matching picture on their recording page.

FREE Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Write the room.

 

Of course, if you prefer a no prep packet, I also have a set of winter worksheets for kinder kiddos available here.

Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten. Worksheets packet.

Happy Teaching 🙂

5 Responses to “Winter Literacy Centers for Kindergarten”

  1. Pam says:

    Love these activities.

  2. Shantel says:

    Thank you for creating and sharing these wonderful resources!!!!

  3. Lauren Beane says:

    These are perfect for January literacy centers!

  4. Laila says:

    Good activity

  5. Eva says:

    I enjoy all of the activities you have created.

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