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1-2-3 Come Do Some 4 Seasons Activities With Me #3

cov 4 seasons puzzle fun Page 1 2"4 Seasons PUZZLE Fun"   is the 3rd packet in my "4 Seasons 4-Part Series". 

My Young 5 students really LOVE putting puzzles together.

I especially enjoy this quiet time activity, as they are practicing a variety of standards, while truly enjoying themselves. (On task & focused! Woo Hoo.)

With that in mind, I designed 5, different sets of puzzle activities, all of which can be turned into partner games as well.

Each set is based on the 4 seasons.

As always, I’ve included patterns in black & white for students to color, as well as colorful templates, so you can print on card stock, laminate & trim, then use for a seasonal puzzle center.

The packet includes these puzzle sets:

  1. “Complete the Seasonal Scene”
  2. “Out the Window: Peek & See”
  3. “The BIG 4”
  4. “Six-Piece Seasons on a Roll”
  5. 10-Piece “Spin to Win”

4 seasons games, 4 seasons crafts, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers1. If your students are like mine, they will enjoy the "Complete the Seasonal Scene" puzzles.

There is a 3-part puzzle for each of the 4 seasons.

Students color their worksheet, including the seasonal word, then draw something in each of the 2 scenes.

For example, if you look at my completed "Summer" picture, you'll see I've added a boy jumping into the pool and a beach ball to one of the scenes. I drew a happy sun in the other.

When children are done with their worksheet, they cut on the dashed lines, then glue to a colorful sheet of construction paper.

As you can see by my photo, it's up to children to decide how they want to glue on their pieces. The seasonal word can appear at the top, middle or bottom of their  scenes. 

4 seasons games, 4 seasons crafts, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers2. "Out the Window Peek & See" puzzles are also a lot of fun. There is one for each of the 4 seasons.

Students color the view out of their window, then cut on the dashed lines.

I've also included a different set of window scenes in color to use in a center.

To make these into a game, children pick a puzzle & a partner. They take turns rolling a dice.

  • If they roll a 1-4 they place the matching numbered picture on the puzzle base.
  • If they roll a 5 they lose their turn. If they roll a 6 they have to remove one of the pieces already placed on their puzzle base.
  • The 1st one to complete their puzzle is the winner.

4 seasons games, 4 seasons crafts, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers3."The Big 4" is my personal favorite.

I've included a colorful set of adorable bears dressed for each season.

Simply print on card stock, laminate & trim, to make a cute puzzle center.

Students can also use a dice, as explained above, to make this a game as well.

I used simpler graphics, for a black & white "Big 4" version, so students can easily color & make their own. 

4 seasons games, 4 seasons crafts, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers4."6-Piece Seasons On a Roll" is played as a game too. 

After students color the seasonal object & cut on the dashed lines, they pick a partner & take turns rolling the dice; only here, since there are 6 pieces, a roll of #5 or #6 is not a penalty. 

Students simply place that numbered piece on their puzzle grid/base. 

For simple coloring, there is only one, large graphic per picture.

4 seasons games, 4 seasons crafts, 4 seasons activities, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers5. The final set of seasonal puzzles is called "Spin to Win".

They will help students practice their counting skills, as children can count by ones to 10, or skip count by 10s to 100, while they assemble these 10-piece puzzles.

As with the "Big 4" puzzles, I have made 2 different sets. The one in color is a more complicated seasonal scene, while the black & white ones depict a nice big graphic for little ones to color.

For added fun, the super-cute, BW version, has students draw a face on the child to depict if they like that season or not.

To make things more personal, I've included graphics featuring girls, and another set with boys.

To play the game, children pick a puzzle, partner & matching seasonal spinner; then take turns spinning, placing that numbered puzzle piece on the base. 

I use a paperclip, which is held in place by a pencil, for my spinner.

apple puzzlesSince this article highlights puzzles, I thought  a set of apple-themed, number puzzles would be appropriate for today's featured FREEBIE.

4 seasons activities, crafts, centers, games & puzzlesWell that's it for today. Thanks for stopping by.

Wishing you a wonderful week, filled with giggles galore.

"When educating the minds of our youth, we  must not forget to educate their hearts as well." -Dhlai Lama

1-2-3 Come Do Some 4 Seasons Activities With Me #4

4 seasons, 4 seasons games, 4 seasons writing prompts, 4 seasons bulletin boards, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers, 4 seasons crafts"4 Seasons Writing Prompt Circle Puzzle Craftivities" is the final packet in my "4 Seasons 4-Part Series".

I hope you enjoyed learning about the new things I've been designing, to help my students have fun with the 4 seasons.

This Packet Includes:

  • 5 circular PUZZLES
  • WRITING prompts, with lined & unlined patterns
  • 2 GRAPHING extensions
  • “4 Seasons Scoot to a Corner” GAME and …
  • “Are You Listening?” Whole group ASSESSMENT activity.

* Puzzles:

4 seasons, 4 seasons games, 4 seasons writing prompts, 4 seasons bulletin boards, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers, 4 seasons craftsTo immerse little ones in becoming familiar with the 4 seasons, I’ve included a 4-part circle puzzle. There’s a puzzle piece that represents each season.

Children place the appropriate piece on the labeled base. In no time at all my students are able to actually "read" these words!

As always, I’ve included a black & white version, so that students can make their own 4 seasons puzzle.

4 seasons, 4 seasons games, 4 seasons writing prompts, 4 seasons bulletin boards, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers, 4 seasons craftsBesides this puzzle, there’s also a colorful collection of 4 puzzles depicting each season separately.

For example, in the photo on the right, each of the 4 pieces have items that are seen in the fall.

* Just For FUN!

4 seasons, 4 seasons games, 4 seasons writing prompts, 4 seasons bulletin boards, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers, 4 seasons craftsMy kiddos actually beg to play the “4 Seasons Scoot to a Corner” game. It’s a perfect “calm down” activity for the end of the day. Super-easy, a ton of fun & takes only a few minutes. Bonus: Students are really quiet! Woo Hoo.

4 seasons, 4 seasons games, 4 seasons writing prompts, 4 seasons bulletin boards, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers, 4 seasons crafts* Are You Listening?

I designed this because “Listening & Following Directions” is one of our report card standards. This is a quick, easy & fun way to leave a “paper trail” proving if your students do or don’t.

This whole group activity also acts as an assessment, checking students' understanding of the 4 seasons.

4 seasons, 4 seasons games, 4 seasons writing prompts, 4 seasons bulletin boards, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers, 4 seasons crafts* Let’s WRITE!

“Winter? Spring? Summer? Fall? Which is your favorite season of them all?”

My kiddos absolutely love sharing their opinions, so when I turn those into a writing prompt, they are excited to get right down to business.

Students have a choice of writing about their favorite or least favorite season (you could also do both & use one as a homework assignment).

I’ve included a “seasonal circle” to use as a “topper” where students can draw a picture, which represents some part of their writing.

There’s also a graphing extension you can do afterwards.

4 seasons, 4 seasons games, 4 seasons writing prompts, 4 seasons bulletin boards, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers, 4 seasons crafts* More Options:

4 seasons, 4 seasons games, 4 seasons writing prompts, 4 seasons bulletin boards, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers, 4 seasons craftsInstead of, or in addition to, students can complete the “I like to…” writing prompt, which involves all 4 seasons.

As you can see by the photo on the right, I’ve included “toppers” as well as “banner bottoms” to add extra pizzazz to their work.

The photograph also shows the various levels of writing. Younger students can write or dictate simple sentence answers, while older kiddos can add more descriptive words.

Students can also choose to use the circular puzzle pattern for their "topper" or a square version, pictured on the left. Note that I've topped the square off with a semi circle, which can be seen in the middle picture to the right.

Completed projects make a cute bulletin board or hallway display.

I’ve included a “Sensational Seasonal Writing!” poster to highlight children’s work.

100 Day rip & tear craft for 100 day activitiesToday's featured FREEBIE is a 100 Day "Rip & Tear" craftivity.

Completed projects turn out quite amazing. My Y5s really enjoy creating this colorful 100.

We do it as one of our many 100 Day centers.   

4 seasons, 4 seasons games, 4 seasons writing prompts, 4 seasons bulletin boards, 4 seasons puzzles, 4 seasons centers, 4 seasons craftsWell that's it for now. Thanks for stopping by.

We have about a foot of snow here in Michigan, which puts me in the mood to design some wintry stuff. 

Wishing you a creative & cozy day.

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