ESL Themes and Holidays Archives

The Box of Chocolates Mystery 

Someone stole all the chocolates from the chocalate box But who?…You finish the story.

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Valentines Day Vocabulary Word Scramble Advanced

Work with a partner to unscramble the words.

dngciaellht   ______________________________

radling        ______________________________

negeagd      ______________________________

sgeemsa      ______________________________

ornmeca      ______________________________

etmsntieanl  ______________________________

forteuenht   ______________________________

aedrets       ______________________________

rboiceetaln   ______________________________

bouqute       ______________________________

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Winter Conversation Starters

How does winter differ from other seasons?

What articles of clothing do people wear to help them stay warm during the winter?

What sports do people participate in during the winter?

Do you enjoy winter sports? If so, what’s your favorite?

What are some other popular winter activities?

What’s your favorite winter activity?

Which do you enjoy more, winter vacation or summer vacation? Why?

Do you like winter? Why or why not?

What’s your favorite season? Why?

Would you prefer to be in a snowstorm or a thunderstorm? Why?

What is your favorite winter holiday? Why?

Do you like snow? Why or why not?

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Winter Hokey Pokey

Use this activity to talk about clothing that’s worn during winter. Get your class to brainstorm all kinds of winter clothing ideas and then incorporate them into the song.

The Winter Pokey (to the tune of “The Hokey-Pokey”)

  • You put your right mitten in,
  • You take your right mitten out.
  • You put your right mitten in,
  • And you shake it all about.
  • You do the winter pokey, [shiver]
  • And you turn yourself around.
  • That’s what it’s all about!
  • You put your left mitten in….
  • You put your right boot….
  • You put your left boot….
  • You put your long scarf in….
  • You put your warm cap in….
  • You put your snowsuit in….

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Winter Sports Word Scramble

Unscramble the word for the sport.

  • tbiaholn
  • esepd nsaitgk
  • kis ujminpg
  • eferesylt ksiing
  • wodnillh siikng
  • noabongwdirs

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How Many Words?

Can you find 10 words hidden in “Winter Wonderland”?

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The Hot Chocolate Mystery

Someone stole the marshmallows from all of the hot chocolate cups. But who?…You finish the story.

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Snowflakes on Strike!

We’re on strike! We’re tired of freezing all the time and always falling down. Every day we lie around with nothing to do. We’re fed up with no pay, cold, windy working conditions and getting stepped on or brushed aside. But most of all, we’re tired of being eaten! Therefore, we, the Union of Snowflakes, refuse to do any more falling until the following demands are met:

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Winter Wonderland Word Scramble (Beginner) 

wnso     ___________________________

diwn     ___________________________

lodc      ___________________________

etriwn    ___________________________

isk        ___________________________

sedl      ___________________________

ocsks     ___________________________

owmnans ___________________________

tosbo     ___________________________

ierf       ___________________________

ehwit     ___________________________

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Winter Clothes Word Search

(Beginner)

 

BOOTS            MITTENS

COAT               SOCKS

EARMUFFS      SWEATER

GLOVES           TURTLENECK

JACKET            WOOL

SCARF

 

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