Change the forest setting with the seasons. "Wonders of the Winter Woods" classroom door - students created woodland animals and wrote descriptive sentences. We read The Big Snow, and are going to tie in Owl Moon as well.
Winter Classroom Door. Students as Ice Skaters: While the children are outside in their winter gear, I take pictures of them standing on one foot. Print the pics and cut them out then, glue them to an aluminum foil "pond". I take a thin-line sharpie and add little skates to each foot.