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The Mitten

This page features a variety of printable resources to use with the book The Mitten by Jan Brett. In addition to worksheets, there are games, crafts, coloring pages, and more activities to help students enjoy this winter classic.

Mitten by Jan Brett Worksheets

Card Match Game

Refine key cognitive skills with these picture-text matching cards. Students will practice matching words and names to the pictures that represent them.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
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Cut-and-Glue Activities

Cut out the words from the book and match them with the appropriate pictures by gluing them in the correct place.
Pre-K through 2nd Grade
Have your students carefully cut out the words at the bottom of the page. Then they will rearrange them to make a sentence and rewrite the sentence on the primary lines provided.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Print this file for your students to make their own mini-books related to the book The Mitten. They'll color the pictures, cut out and attach the pages together, and then read their book.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Students can color, cut, and glue the pages to make this flip book about the different animals and items they see in the book The Mitten. Then they can practice reading their book.
Pre-K through 2nd Grade
Students will cut out the pictures of the animals and glue them in order from smallest to largest. Depending on students' age and level, you can let them refer to the book for help or do the activity on their own.
1st through 4th Grades
Cut out the pictures at the bottom of the page and paste them in the correct box to finish the pattern. Images are related to the story The Mitten by Jan Brett.
1st through 4th Grades

Trace & Write

Trace and write the words and names shown by the pictures on this printout. Primary lines are provided to help guide young writers.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
Students will trace the sentence on primary lines and write one word on their own. They will then draw and color a picture of an animal in the mitten.
Pre-K through 1st Grade

Parent Note

Send this note home with students to let their parents and guardians know they read The Mitten in school. It includes questions parents can ask children about the book.


Count each type of object in the box and write how many you see in the smaller boxes below. Then you can color the pictures.
Pre-K and Kindergarten
There are ten pictures of each item. Students will count and color in the correct number of each.
Pre-K and Kindergarten

Class Projects

After reading The Mitten, use this printout to make a new book with your class! Each student will get their own page to fill in the blanks with their name and an animal to go in their mitten. Then they'll draw and color the animal inside the mitten. Put all the pages together with the cover and you'll have a one-of-a-kind book written and illustrated by your class.
Pre-K through 3rd Grade
Print out one of these pennants for each of your students. They'll complete the sentence by writing an animal that went inside the mitten and then draw their animal. Then you can string all the pennants together and hang them in the classroom!
Pre-K through 2nd Grade


This word search features the names of people and animals in the book The Mitten by Jan Brett. Can your students find all of the hidden words?
1st through 4th Grades
Help Nicki find his way through the maze to find his missing mitten.

Coloring Pages

Get out the art supplies and color this picture of the owl, fox, bear, and mouse from the book.
Kindergarten to 4th Grade
This black-and-white file shows Baba knitting a mitten. Print it out for your students to color.
1st through 4th Grades
This printable page shows Nicki from The Mitten running around -- wearing both of his mittens!
Kindergarten to 4th Grade

Pocket Chart
Word Wall

Cut out these word strips featuring words from The Mitten and hang them up as a word wall or use then with a pocket chart.

Word Web

Primary-ruled lines provide space on this word web for students to write out the names of the animals that were found in the mitten in the book The Mitten by Jan Brett.
Pre-K through 2nd Grade

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