New Year's Worksheets

Going back to school after the holidays can be a struggle for students. However, since it's the start of a new calendar year, it's a good time to get "back in the groove" by reflecting on the previous year and anticipating the coming year. Our New Year's worksheets are listed below. They are free for you to use at home or in class. You may view the worksheet or print the PDF by clicking on the title.

Color the New Year’s Day Words

On this printable activity, students will color each of the spaces with a New Year’s Day word a different color. For example, year = yellow, new = green, day = purple, and so on. When students have finished coloring, they will find they have revealed a secret message hidden in the picture!

New Year’s Calendar Maze

Have some fun with your students trying to figure out how to make it through this New Years calendar maze!

Alphabetize the Months

January, February, March, and April! We know this is the correct order of the months at the beginning of the year, but can you put all of the months in order alphabetically? Keep your students engaged as they learn about alphabetizing and practicing the months of the year.

My Goals for the New Year

This writing prompt about New Year’s goals is a wonderful way to help your students practice their writing skills.

New Year’s Acrostic Poem

This New Year’s printable activity helps your elementary school aged students practice their writing skills by creating an acrostic poem about the holiday!

New Year’s Day Crossword Puzzle

What comes every four years? A Leap Year! Students will be asked to answer a series of questions related to New Year’s in order to solve this Holiday Crossword Puzzle Activity!

New Year’s Day Word Ladders

In this worksheet, you will find a pair of words. You need to find words that connect the two, but you may only change one letter on each step. You must connect the words within the number of steps on the ladder, but you get extra points if you connect them in fewer steps. For example, to connect hot and dig in three steps, the ladder might look like this: hot > dot > dog > dig.

New Year’s Eve Make a Word

In this New Year’s Eve Word Activity, use the letters in the box to make as many words as you can in the time allowed by your teacher. The letters do not need to be connected and each word must be three letters long. The longer the word, the more points you score!

New Year’s Reflections

Encourage your students to look back on the events of the past year and look forward to the ones ahead with this New Years reflection worksheet.

New Year’s Word Search

A word search is a great way to bring some educational fun into the classroom around the holidays. This New Years word search activity will do just the trick!