The month of February can feel incredibly long, but it’s a busy one! We are all counting down until spring break. Your students may be stir crazy if you’ve had bad weather. There’s also a lot of content to cover during February. Try out some of these fun February activities for your classroom!
Groundhog Day Predictions for February
Make Groundhog Day predictions with your students! You can list or tally your students’ predictions on an anchor chart. Want some free labels and groundhogs to add to your anchor chart or pocket chart? Click the button below!
You can also get a graphing page for students to record their classmates’ predictions. Click the image above to grab the full resource or click here!
Don’t have time to do a prediction and graphing activity with your students? Grab these Groundhog Day color by codes! You’ll acknowledge Groundhog Day while keeping your admin happy because students are practicing math facts.
Celebrate Black History Month in February
This interactive wall display from Adrienne is always a hit! It includes notable figures in Black history and gives a short biography on each one. This is a great feature for your school hallway! You could also expand upon this and ask students to research one of the figures.
You can find even more ideas for Black History Month on Adrienne’s blog post!
After discussing influential Black figures with your students, you can ask them to reflect on what they’ve learned by completing this craft! It includes a variety of prompts to encourage students to think about what they can do to continue that legacy today.
Valentine’s Day Activities for February
Make candy hearts with your students! These candy hearts can be used for students to write a nice note to another student or you can use them to create similes, as seen in the photo above. Want more ways for students to express their love? Keep scrolling!
Choose from some Valentine’s Day puns and students can write to someone that they love! These include large scale letters if you’d like to display them on a bulletin board. Students could also choose someone that is the ‘light of their life’ for Valentine’s Day.
Presidents’ Day Activities for February
Turn your students into presidents with this fun craft! Students can become George Washington with the white wig, Abraham Lincoln with the black hat, or a modern-day president in a suit. They can then write about what they would do if they were the president.
These crafts turn out so cute! This resource also includes mini books to research five presidents and response pages. There are also sorting cut and glue printables for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson and Franklin D. Roosevelt. These activities are perfect for a lesson on Presidents’ Day!
100th Day Activities for February
If your school celebrates the 100th day during February, grab these printables to use for morning work or early finishers!
Winter Activities for February
I love using winter activities during the month of January, but it’s still winter in February! Use this how-to flip book with your students. They can tell how to catch or build a snowman by providing step-by-step directions.
February Activities for Sight Words
Practice sight words with these editable activities! They are so easy – just type in your words and print! Students will practice building and reading your chosen sight words.
You can also practice sight words with these winter bingo cards! They include Dolch sight words plus an editable option to add in your own words.
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