Winter Wonderland

Introduction:

BPL - KidZone: Winter Wonderland, snowflake Welcome to the Winter Season! Check out some cool and interesting information on winter.  Get Warm & Cozy....ENJOY!!

 

Internet Links:

Blue Snowflake

Winter Games

www.primarygames.com/seasons/winter/games.htm

Fun site for kids to find wintery interactive games

Free ClipArt-SnowmanWinter Ideas and Activities for Kids

http://family.disney.com/winter

From cool crafts & coloring pages to heart-warming recipes, find out what you can do during the winter season with help from Disney Family.

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Winter Activities for Kids

http://www.busybeekidscrafts.com/Winter-Crafts.html

Keep you and your friends busy during the winter season with tons of free winter-themed printables

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Winter Crafts-Enchanted Learning

www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/winter

For school-aged kids, find simple crafts with things found around the house during winter break.

Articles & Databases:

     Kids Search

http://web.a.ebscohost.com/srck5/search?sid=b2578a53-7df9-494d-b4d9-f7c1ed2d5218%40sessionmgr4003&vid=2&hid=4204

Look up “winter season” in the text box and click “Go”, find a lot of information about winter in articles, pictures, and books & encyclopedias.

Print Resources

WinWinter Fun for Everyone!, book coverter Fun for Everyone!
by Irene Trimble
J-E TRIMBLE

Rapunzel, Jasmine, and Belle enjoy the winter weather and have snowfall fights, bake holiday treats & decorate for the winter.

Winter Turning, book coverWinter Turning
by Tui Sutherland
J FIC SUTHERLAND
Winter has been a disappointment to his royal IceWing family, unlike his sister Icicle, who has been raised to challenge IceWing queen--but now that Icicle has broken the truce and escaped from Jade Mountain Academy, so Winter, accompanied by his new clawmates, Moon, Qibli, and Kinkajou, embarks on his own quest to free his brother from the clutches of Queen Scarlet, and win the respect of his family.
 
What Happens in Winter?, book coverWhat Happens in Winter?
by Sara L. Latta
J 508.2 L
Presents simple text and illustrations that introduce the colors, shapes, clothes, and activities associated with winter.

 

The Thing About Yetis, book coverThe Thing About Yetis
by Vin Vogel
J-E VOGEL
Yetis love snow and all things winter, but sometimes they need a dose of summer as well.

Captain Awesome Save the Winter Wonderland, book coverCaptain Awesome Save the Winter Wonderland
by Stan Kirby
J FIC KIRBY
When second-grader Eugene McGillicudy is forced to be the star of the students' winter play, he relies on his superpowered alter ego to help him.This book describes how Christmas is celebrated in countries throughout the world.  Read about when famous Christmas songs were written, how hot it is in Australia during the holiday, and say Joyeux Noel in Canada.  Deck the halls!!!

Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold, book jacketWinter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold
by Joyce Sidman
J 811 S
Celebrates the animals who hibernate and survive in the cold during the winter months in poetry form.

The First Day of Winter, book jacketThe First Day of Winter
by Denise Fleming
J-E FLEMING
A snowman comes alive as the child building it adds pieces during the first ten days of winter.

The Mutts Winter Diaries, book jacketThe Mutts Winter Diaries
by Patrick McDonnell
J FIC McDONNELL
Mutts highlights the adventures of Earl the dog and Mooch the cat, best buddies who regularly come in contact with Shtinky Puddin', Sourpuss, Guard Dog, and Crabby--as well as an assortment of whimsically rendered humans.  This cast is capable of endless antics, interspersed with thoughtful vies on both the animals  and human condition.  And whether they're raiding garbage cans or basking in full-frontal belly rubs, Mooch and Earl always have a comment to clinch the scene.

How Do You Know It's Winter, book jacketHow Do You Know It's Winter?
by Lisa M. Harrington
J 508. 2 H
Introduces the reader to the winter season.

 

Winter Is for Snow, book jacketWinter Is for Snow
by Robert Neubecker
A brother and sister help each other learn to appreciate the joys of winter.