K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

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Polar Games

Arthropolis Crossword Puzzles - http://www.athropolis.com/crosswds/cross1.htm Good for gr. 2-3! Uses analysis and word structure as cues.

Billie Bear's Winter Puzzles - 10 beautiful photos of Arctic animals to put together. http://www.billybear4kids.com/holidays/winter/puzzles/play2.html

Build a Snowman - http://www.frontiernet.net/~imaging/build_a_snowman.html

Cold Places - http://www.athropolis.com/game8.htm Fill in the missing blanks to identify locations within the Arctic Circle. I have to confess, I had to stop and play this game all the way through...

Carol's Favorite - 2004

Déjà Vu - http://www.athropolis.com/games1/game-con.htm A memory game behind ice blocks.

Dog Sledding Game - http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/sleddogs/game.html  A reading game to learn about dog sledding - great for gr. 2 - 3.

Drafts - http://www.athropolis.com/game-checkers/draughts.html Played like checkers with Icy Orbs.

Gathering Orbs - http://www.athropolis.com/game16/game16.htm Click on balls of the same color to try and clear them all - great math mind bender!

Ice Castle Building Skills - http://www.athropolis.com/game3.htm An excellent game to develop mouse skills!

Iceland Games - http://www.pers.com/icelands/games

Jigsaw Puzzles - http://www.athropolis.com/jigmenu.htm 10 different Arctic scenes to recreate. This is so good for art - composition - because you need to analyze one picture to set a piece in exactly the same position.

Know Your Countries in the Arctic Circle - http://www.athropolis.com/game15-arctic.htm A guessing game that builds geographic knowledge.

Match the Animals - http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/game/

Nunavut Game - http://www.athropolis.com/game-nunavut.htm Guess the missing letters - to identify locations within Nunavut.

Polar Bear Fishing Game - http://www.practicalparent.org.uk/fworld01/poletopole/poletopole.html

Polar Bear Pairs - http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/game/

Polar Bear Puzzle - http://freejigsawpuzzles.com/puzzles/polar_bear_jigsaw_puzzle.htm

Sea World - Wild Arctic Games - In-class ideas or independent project work - gr. 2-3

Snow Fort Battle - http://www.athropolis.com/game-forts/snowforts.htm Squallhoots and Throps play hit and miss to knock down each other's snow walls. Played like Battleship.

SquallHoots - http://www.athropolis.com/game4.htm Squallhoots pop up, and you must make mouse clicks to hit them with your snowballs. Excellent for mouse skills.

Wumpa's World - http://www.wumpasworld.com/index2.html Interactive games for young students; includes great learning activities as well!