This free printable winter word tracing worksheet is a great way to help students practice fine motor skills, letter formation, and vocabulary.
In addition to winter words to trace, it also has space for kids to write their own word on each line so they can practice their new words. I hope you enjoy using this worksheet with your little learner!
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If you need more cold weather activities for your home or classroom, be sure to check out these additional easy activity printables:
- Winter bingo
- Winter dot marker coloring sheets
- Polar animal dot marker pages
- Winter hat templates
- Winter alphabet tracing pages with hot chocolate and mittens
- Winter different and the same
- Winter alphabet matching cards
Make sure to check the bottom of the post for even more free printables for your winter theme!
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This printable worksheet was designed with kindergarten students and first grade students in mind.
Younger or order children could benefit from word tracing worksheets, too, depending on their particular needs and the development of their fine motor muscles.
This worksheet has general winter words. If you're looking for a Christmas themed worksheet, please check out this Christmas word tracing page.
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How to use word tracing worksheets with beginning writers
Tracing worksheets are no-prep or low prep, depending on how you decide to use them.
They can be used in a variety of ways at home or at school. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Use them for independent work
- Use them in a literacy center
- Use them with a library activity
- Use them in occupational therapy
- Use them in homeschool lesson plans
- Have your child or students "rainbow write" each word by copying it multiple times in different colors
This sheet can be used just for tracing words, or you can also have your young learners practice writing words independently.
There is enough space on most of the lines to write the word a second, or even third, time. "Ornament" is longer so there is a blank line underneath it for writing. Ornament is also the only slightly holiday-oriented word. My daughter's homeschool co-op class voted for it to be part of this winer words worksheet.
The words are not in alphabetical order. Placing them into alphabetical order is a way to extend the learning with this worksheet.
How To Prepare Kids For Tracing Words
Make sure your child or student is ready for tracing words before using this type of activity. Introducing this activity too soon will just cause frustration.
Your child does not need strong reading skills to use this interactive worksheet. They do need a familiarity with tracing and writing the alphabet confidently.
Your child should also have solid letter recognition skills. Some confusion with reversing b and d is common at this age and not a cause for concern.
If your child is having trouble with alphabet tracing, make sure to use prewriting worksheets until their confidence and fine-motor skills develop. There are many prewriting and tracing worksheets available on the Artisan Life.
Your child should also show an interest in writing. If they aren't interested, you'll meet resistance and both of you will feel frustrated.
Make sure to provide appropriate tools for beginning writers.
Channie's preschool pencils are a great choice for little hands. They encourage young kids to develop proper pencil grip and help ensure your child's hand doesn't become fatigued too quickly.
Materials needed for word tracing worksheets
You don't need much to use these these words for developing handwriting skills and literacy skills.
- Your free printable worksheet (look for the row of purple arrows pointing at the download button)
- Paper & printer access
- Laminator or dry erase pockets, optional
- Writing implement (provide a fine tip dry erase marker or wet erase marker if laminating the page)
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Winter word tracing worksheet PDF file download area
This worksheet is available in PDF format. It is licensed for personal use and single classroom use. This includes use with therapy clients, homeschool co-ops, and library activities.
You are not licensed to redistribute the files or print outs to other adults for use with their children/students. Selling the files and print outs is prohibited.
I hope you enjoy using this worksheet with your early learners! Be sure to check out the additional free worksheets below for more educational activities for winter.