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## Winter Word Search Puzzle Activity FREE

**SKU:**WinterWordSearchFREE

This Winter Word Search Puzzle is a fun activity to do when you have a few moments to spare in the classroom or to add to your early-finishers tub! Students must search for the winter-themed words that could be forward, backward, horizontal, vertical, or diagonal.

**Easy Prep:** Download, print, copy, and go!

In summary, word search puzzles are not only fun but also contribute significantly to cognitive development and mental health.

- Develop Word Recognition: Word search puzzles help enhance word recognition skills, making them an excellent tool for language learners.
- Learn Context Clues: These puzzles often categorize words by a specific topic, providing players with the opportunity to learn new words in an associated context.
- Boost Cognitive Skills: Word search puzzles stimulate cognitive functions. Regular use may reduce the risk of cognitive deterioration and increase visual memory, attention, as well as reasoning
- Improve Vocabulary: They introduce and review vocabulary, making them a useful tool for both language learning and retention
- Reduce Anxiety: Engaging in word search puzzles can help reduce anxiety, providing a calming and productive pastime
- Develop Problem-Solving Skills: Word puzzles encourage problem-solving skills, which are beneficial throughout a person's school and career journey

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## Winter Math Mystery: Case of the Snowman Army - 2nd Grade Edition

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Video intro and ending included.

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## Winter Math Mystery: Case of the Snowman Army - 6th Grade Edition

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**PREPARATION**

Download, print, laminate and cut the cards. Store in a ziplock bag, small box, or envelope for easy reused and organization.