Snowman Day

I love January because it is finally cold here in Arizona and we are able to explore some of our favorite winter days!  Last year we celebrated snowman day in December, and when we were planning this year we decided to extend it to January!  I am so glad that we did because we were able to do so much with it, and didn't have to worry about how busy it was during Christmas!!

Snowman day math, writing and reading activities shared by Mrs 3rd Grade

For math I did a few different snow and snowman themed math centers!  The students' favorite activity was "building" their snowman!  They had different pieces they needed for their snowman and they were able to answer different math problems to build their snowman.  These problems ranged from telling time, adding, multiplying and place value.  It was a great review activity where they were able to practice many different skills!

Build a snowman math is a great way to have students practice different math areas while they get the pieces they need for their snowman

Another one of their favorites during math was coloring their snowman to make a glyph!  We are then going to go through and graph the data so we can find out how many of our friends have never seen snow before!

Snowman glyphs are great practice for listening skills and then graphing!

We met up with our first grade friends in the afternoon and we put together a fun snowman craft!  My friend Ashley, from Adventures in a First Grade Jungle, created a cute craft for us to put together!  The kids love it, and then it is awesome to see how different they look even when they start from the same pieces!

Each snowman is different just like every student in our classroom!

You can check out more of my fun January ideas on my Pinterest board!!

Follow Mrs 3rd Grade's board January on Pinterest.


  1. OH I am in love with your idea of "building a snowman" by working towards each component - that is so engaging and motivating! I'm sure your kids loved the whole snowman theme - tons of fun!!!

  2. What a fun day! I love days that center around one theme. The snowmen you made with your buddy class turned out so cute.