Winter Stories in Storyworks

By Talia Cowen
December 5, 2019

Looking for some stories to read with your class during the winter season? Storyworks has you covered with these fabulous selections hand-picked by our editors.

"The Snowflake": Told from the point of view of a snowflake, this lovely poem invites readers to take in a flake's delicate beauty.

"Something Told the Wild Geese": As summer wanes, geese take flight. This poem describes the mysterious but reliable instincts that tell wild geese when to fly south for the winter.

The Curse of Winter: This engaging Storyworks adaptation of the Greek myth of Demeter and Persephone explains why we have seasons.

"Icy History/And Ice Cream for All!"During winter, ice is all around us, but it took until the 19th century for people to learn how to collect and preserve it properly! Learn more about the history of ice, and how it paved the way for the invention of one of America’s most delicious summertime treats—ice cream.

"Would You Like to Hibernate?"This fact-filled infographic lays out all the benefits of a long winter nap.

Did you use any of these stories in your wintertime lessons? Let us know how it went at


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