Winter Solstice Activity Sidekick

We have curated some additions for your Yuletide Fun!

Learn about the Winter Solstice with our activity booklet. It’s full of information, an acrostic poem, a word search, and a maze.


Extra Fun We Have Found

YouTube has some interesting videos on the winter solstice:

What happens during the winter solstice?

What is a Solstice? | National Geographic

Winter Solstice Winter Music for Yoga Meditation and Relaxation Music Chill Out Relaxing Music

Conversation Starters Game or Questions for your 1-on-1s

  • What was a favorite snow day memory from your past?
  • What was winter like for you as a child?
  • What was the most memorable winter you can recall? What happened?
  • What are three things that you love about this time of the year?

Fun Solstice Movies to Watch

  • Olaf’s Frozen Adventure – animated, 2017, G
  • Christmas Unwrapped:  The History of Christmas – 1997, TV Movie
  • Eight Below, family adventure drama, 2006, PG
  • Winter’s Tale – Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 2014, PG-13
  • Happy Feet – animated, 2006, PG
  • Serendipity –  Comedy, Romance, 2001, PG-13
  • Snow White and the Huntsman –  Action, Adventure, Drama, 2012, PG-13
  • Doctor Zhivago – Classic Drama, 1965, PG-13
  • The Grey –  Action, Adventure, Drama, 2011, R
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe –  Adventure, Family, Fantasy, 2005, PG
  • Fargo, 1996, R
  • March of the Penguins – documentary, 2005
  • The Day After Tomorrow – Action, 2004, PG-13

Wintery” Music for Your Playlist

  • “River” by Joni Mitchell
  • White Winter Hymnal” by Fleet Foxes
  • “A Hazy Shade Of Winter” by Simon & Garfunkel
  • “20 Years of Snow” by Regina Spektor
  • “Winter Song” by Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson
  • “While I Shovel the Snow” by The Walkmen
  • “Wintertime Love” by The Doors
  • “Cold” by Chris Stapleton
  • “You Should Be Here” by Kehlani
  • “California Dreamin'” by The Mamas & The Papas
  • “Cold Weather Blues” by Muddy Waters
  • “Back to December” by Taylor Swift