Many young ones donʻt know that not all places have seasons like the United States does. These free resources about seasons will help you celebrate the seasons with your students.
I grew up in New York and experienced the seasons every year of my childhood. Now that I live on an island in the South Pacific, I do not experience seasons here.
We walked to school in the crisp fall, the freezing winters, and the warm spring. Then we were able to enjoy the hot the summer days while on school break.
Fall is a season that I miss the most. Maybe it’s because I see it as an introduction to the holiday season, like an unveiling almost.
It’s the red heavy curtain that goes up on a much-anticipated play. Every year it was the same. Fall harvests began, then Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year.
Pumpkins spice lattes and crisp color-changing leaves were the beginning of my happy season. I miss it so much. September through December atmosphere in a land of seasons were my favorite.
This is why I choose to make sure my children learn about and enjoy the seasons in whatever way they can.
It can be difficult to explain how seasons come to be. Explaining how 365 days is what it takes for seasons to come back around and it’s all due to the earth’s rotation around the sun 93 million miles away.
Yet, it is important to help kids understand and also learn that in other parts of the world seasons are different.
For instance, I live in a tropical island in the Southern Hemisphere. Our weather is almost the opposite of America. Yet, it only has two seasons – rainy and dry season. Our hot months
“summer” are December through February and our cool months “winter” are September and October.
Although we can wear a sweater during the cooler months, the seasons still remain dry or rainy. That’s it.
Summer is a warm-season because the days are longer and the Sun is high in the sky. Winter is a cold season because the days are shorter and the Sun is low in the sky.
Now let me provide some resources to explore for the seasons in the Northern Hemisphere.
Grab some free resources about seasons to explore with your homeschool.
Four Seasons FREE Pre-K/K Pack | This Reading Mama
FREE Four Seasons Printable Pack for Kids Subscriber FREEBIE | Mom for All Seasons
My Four Seasons Book- A Science FREEBIE! | Stomping Through First
FREE Weather and Seasons Printable Classroom Calendar for Circle Time | Twinkl Teaching Resources
Seasons FREE Worksheets and Printables | Education.com
Four Seasons Mini-Learning Pack FREE Printable | A Time for Seasons
What Causes the Seasons? FREE Mini Unit for Kindergarten and 1st Grade! | The Constant Kindergartener
Describing the Four Seasons | The Speech Path For Kids
All Seasons – FREE Early Reader | Free Kids Book
Season Review Flipbook Fall Winter Spring Summer Kindergarten | Rrrerin2Learn
FREE Nature Study Printables for all Seasons | Ben and Me
FREE Seasons Posters and Coloring Sheets | Teresa Tretbar
HUGE FREEBIE! Weather, Seasons, Temperature Emergent Reader- “The” sight word | Down in Kinderville
Four Seasons FREE Printable Worksheets | Planes and Balloons
Seasons Emergent Readers You Can Personalize FREE Printable | Books and Giggles
FREE Four Seasons Printable Pack for Kids | Life of a Homeschool Mom
Four Seasons Worksheets: FREE Printables | The Happy Housewife
Preschool Calendar Board Season FREE Printables | From ABC to Acts
Teaching the Seasons and Months, FREE Printable | Frugal Family Home
FREE Printable Seasons Worksheets | Art Craft and Fun
How to Study the Seasons in Your Homeschool |Peanut Butter Fish Lessons
Sun And Seasons FREE Printable Glossary | Worksheets to Print
Video All About the Seasons
Four Seasons Science Video for Kids | Generation Genius
Seasons in Earth| learning junction
Weather and Seasons Science for Kids | Periwinkle
All About the Seasons FREE Activities
FREE Seasons Cutting Strips (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download) | Living Montessori Now
FREE Months and Seasons Printables Montessori Inspired | Living Montessori Now
15 of the Cutest Four Seasons Crafts and Activities for Kids | Buggy and Buddy
Four Seasons – FREE Printable Craft For Kids | Somewhat Simple
Seasons and Trees FREE Activity | Jessica Steffel
FREE Printable Seasons Activities | 123Homeschool4Me
FREE Vocabulary Sort – Seasons! | Marjorie Sheridan
4 Seasons Sentence FREE Sort | The Real World First Grade
Season Writing Activities FREE | Paula’s Place Teaching Resources
FREE Seasons Wheel | Nicole Freese
Cut and Paste Season Leaves FREE | Erin Zaleski
Seasons 3-Part Cards (with FREE Printable!) | Momtessori Life
Compare and Contrast: The Seasons | Jane Duerkop
Seasonal Activities & FREE Printables | Every Star is Different
FREEBIE Seasons Sort | A Dab of Glue Will DO
Changing Seasons Graphing Activities with Milk Caps FREE PDF | The Wise Owl Factory
Learning About The 4 Seasons Cute FREE Printable Tree Book | A Little Pinch of Perfect
Seasons Activity Fortune Teller FREE Printable | Crafting Chicks
Seasons Flashcards + FREE Seasons chart | Flashcards for Kindergarten
There is no doubt I miss the seasons in my life. However, I do embrace where the Lord has brought me at this time in my life.
The Lord mentions the seasons often in the Bible. I will leave you with a few verses to know just how important they were to the Lord for us to learn about:
Psalm 104:19 (ESV) – He made the moon to mark the seasons; the sun knows its time for setting.
Genesis 1:14 (ESV) – And God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night. And let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days and years
Daniel 2:21 (ESV) – He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding;
Acts 1:7 (ESV) – He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority.
Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!
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