Winter Expressions
Winter Flavors
Winter Holidays
Winter Wildlife
Winter Weather
Winter Activities
100

Something extra that makes a good thing even better is the __________ on the cake.

Icing

100

What is the traditional Christmas hard candy that is shaped like a hook?

A candy cane

100

For Chinese New Year, children are given money in envelopes that are what color?

Red

100

What continent do most penguins live on?

Antarctica

100

What do you call the spike of ice formed when water falling from an object freezes

Icicles

100

The winter activity that involves hitting people with cold, white spheres.

Snowball fight

200

When you are close to getting in trouble you are ___________ on thin ice.

Skating

200

What is the winter drink made with egg, milk, and a lot of sugar?

Egg nog

200

What is the name for the shortest day of the year?

Winter solstice

200

Name 3 animals that hibernate in the winter.

Bear, mouse, chipmunk, skunk, snake, etc.

200

The number of points a snowflake has.

All snowflakes have 6 sides or points
200

This winter activity involves sliding on the ice wearing special shoes that have blades.

Ice skating

300

That’s just the tip of the __________.

Iceberg

300

What kind of cookie do people use to make houses out of over the holidays?

Gingerbread cookie

300

On what holiday to children typically get 8 nights of gifts?

Hanukkah

300

According to the legend, if the groundhog sees its shadow, how many more weeks of winter do we have?

Bonus 100 points: What is the name of the famous groundhog?

6 weeks

Bonus points: Punxsutawney Phil

300

What do you call a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility.

Hint: This is also an item at Dairy Queen

Blizzard

300

Sport popular in Canada and Scotland where players slide stones on a sheet of ice toward a target

Curling

400

I slept so well last night, I was out __________.

Cold

400

Explain the steps to making a gingerbread house.

Steps would including cutting cookies, making frosting, assembling house, decorating house.
400

Describe the steps to set up a fresh Christmas tree.

Steps would include: purchasing a tree, putting lights on the tree, hanging ornaments, putting a star or angel on the top, etc.

400

This small relative of the moose is known as a caribou in North America.

Reindeer

400

This is world's snowiest country (most snowfall per year).

Japan (300-600 inches of snow per year)

400

This type of dog is often used for dog sledding.

Husky

500

When I meet new people, I don't know how to _____ the ice.

Break the ice

500

You are in charge of bringing a side dish to a holiday party. What would you bring? How would you prepare it?

Many answers!

500

How many grapes are consumed by each person on New Year's Eve in Spain?

12 ("the twelve grapes of luck" is a Spanish tradition that consists of eating a grape with each of the twelve clock bell strikes at midnight of December 31 to welcome the New Year)

500

What is the color of a polar bear's skin?

Black! (Their FUR is colorless and transparent, their SKIN is black.)

500

A dangerous condition when skin, especially hands and feet, gets so cold it could be damaged.

Frostbite

500

Which country hosted the first winter olympics?

France

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