Winter Fun
winter facts
winter trivia

a competitive sport of ice skating in patterns or 'figures' and choreographed free skating.

What is Figure Skating?


Temperature that is at the freezing point. 

What is 0 degrees Celsius?


You’d better make him quickly
When there’s white stuff on the ground
Because he disappears
When the sun’s heat comes around

What is a snowman?


This type of knitted hat, that keeps your face warm, is called this

What is a Balaclava?


Disney movie in which a princess, the elder of two sisters, has the power to create and manipulate snow and ice.

What is 'Frozen'?


People who fly south for the winter are often called 

What are 'snow birds'?


 winter sport that evolved from skateboarding and surfing

What is snowboarding?


"a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility" or an ice cream treat at Dairy Queen. 

What is a blizzard?


This activity looks like you're doing jumping jacks laying in the snow.

What is making snow angels?


If you spend too much time outside and your skin freezes, you might get this 

What is Frost bite?


This snowman "came to life one day"

What is 'Frosty the Snowman'

  • Millions of these fly to Mexico for the winter. 

What are monarch butterflies?

They are the only insect that migrates to a warmer climate that is 2,500 miles away each year. 


 competitive form of ice skating in which the competitors race each other in travelling a certain distance on skates.

what is speed skating?


Best type of snow to make a snowman 

What is packing snow?


When making a snowman you start off with this. Fun for throwing..

What is a snowball?


the condition or period of an animal or plant spending the winter in a dormant state.

grizzly bear gorge on seeds to prepare for this

What is hibernation?


Movie about a boy left home at Christmas 

What is 'Home Alone'?


 A famous winter festival that takes place in New Orleans?

What is Mardi Gras?


 looks like the players are sweeping the ice 

What is curling?


when it's raining and the temperature drops below 0 degrees celsius, you might get this 

What is freezing rain?


catching fish with lines and fish hooks or spears through an opening in the ice on a frozen body of water.

What is Ice fishing?


The last day of winter 

What is March 20th?


In this movie, our hero Mumble is the worst singer in the world, but he can tap dance brilliantly.

What is 'Happy Feet'?


This Country hosted the 2018 Winter Games

What is South Korea?


similar to dirt biking, riders follow a track. Except rather than dirt the terrain is covered in snow. 

What is Snowmobiling? 


This type of road sign has this meaning 

What is 'Caution-road may be slippery at freezing point'


When everything is blanketed in thick snow you’d usually rule out hiking unless you have these to trek through the white stuff

What are Snowshoes?


How many sides does a snow flake have 

What is 6 sides?

a typical snowflake, also called a Dendrite, has six sides/points. 


this movie is about a dad who comes back to visit his son as a snowman

What is 'Jack Frost'?

The earth is the closest to the sun in this month

What is December?

Though it might seem unlikely, the Earth’s orbit typically brings it the closest to the sun during the coldest period of the year. Our cold weather comes from the decreased sunlight.


an ancient practice that relies on energetic packs of huskies to pull sleds through wintry landscapes.

What is Dog Sledding?

Dog Sledding is thought to originate in Alaska. 

Today, dog sled racing is a popular sport in the Arctic regions of America and Europe, in which teams of sled dogs compete in pulling their ‘musher’ (dog driver) the fastest.


a blizzard or squall that reduces visibility to near zero

What is a 'Whiteout'?


 the act of forming figures with tools, using Ice as the raw material.

What is ice sculpting? 


 the shortest day of the year is often called this

What is Winter solstice?

The winter solstice, also called the hibernal solstice, occurs when either of Earth's poles reaches its maximum tilt away from the Sun.

This story takes place in a prehistoric world, covered with snow and ice. To stay alive, a woolly mammoth, a saber-toothed tiger, a sloth and a prehistoric combination of a squirrel and rat, begin migrating south .

What is 'Ice Age'?


an ancient stone monument that is aligned with the winter solstice sunset

What is Stonehenge?


The movie, "Cool Runnings" showcased this fast paced sport where the riders speed down a icy track 

What is Bobsledding?


What it's called when rain is mixed with snow.

What is Sleet?


In Finland, you can stay in glass igloos during winter to watch these

What are the Northern Lights


 Geese (and many other migrating birds) fly in this formation to conserve energy

What is a 'V' formation?

When birds fly in this formation, it decreases the wind resistance, meaning they can fly for much longer before stopping to rest. It also makes it easier to keep track of each other in the group!


Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.

What is: 'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe'?


 Chionophobia is an irrational fear of what


What is snow?

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