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Winter Matching Game

Directions: Match the letters of the clues with the words.

 

 

Words

Clue

1.  drift

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

2.  flake

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

3.  flurry

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

4.  freeze

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

5.  frost

e.  to storm suddenly and for a brief time.

6.  glove

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

7.  ice

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

8.  icicle

h.  to become unfrozen or melt.

9.  arctic

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

10.  avalanche

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

11.  plow

k.  water in a frozen, solid state.

12.  precipitation

l.  any small or light piece, esp. of snow.

13.  scarf

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

14.  shovel

n.  snow that is partly melted.

15.  sled

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

16.  slush

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

17.  squall

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

18.  thaw

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