Answer Key

 

Winter Matching Game

drift

a mass or bank made up of drifting matter such as snow.

flake

any small or light piece, esp. of snow.

flurry

of snow, to fall lightly and for a short time.

freeze

to become hardened into ice or a solid form through loss of heat.

frost

a light, white covering of dew or water vapor frozen into ice crystals.

glove

a covering for the hand, usu. made of cloth or leather and having separate sections for each finger and the thumb.

ice

water in a frozen, solid state.

icicle

a tapered spike of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water.

arctic

of or pertaining to the geographic region encompassing the North Pole.

avalanche

the sudden rush of a large quantity of snow, ice, or rocks down a mountain.

plow

any of a variety of similar heavy tools or machines, such as a machine to clear away snow.

precipitation

snow, rain, or the like, or the amount of such matter to fall on a given area in a given amount of time.

scarf

a usu. long and narrow woven or knitted garment worn around the neck, head, or shoulders.

shovel

a large, long-handled scoop for digging or lifting heavy material such as earth, snow, or coal.

sled

a flat platform of wood or other material, usu. mounted on runners, that is used to travel over snow and ice.

slush

snow that is partly melted.

squall

to storm suddenly and for a brief time.

thaw

to become unfrozen or melt.