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Show toddlers how much fun a rainy day can be with these books about rain for toddlers. This collection of board books is perfect for little ones!
Board books are great for little ones, because they can hold and manipulate them without tearing the pages. This spring and summer, fill your book basket with rain books for toddlers.
If you’ve got some toddlers and young preschoolers in your house or classroom, you’ll love this collection of toddler books about rain. It’s full of books all about both caterpillars and butterflies.
rain books for toddlers
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of books about rain for preschoolers that will help your little ones celebrate the next rainy day.
You should be able to find them at your local library or book store. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Rain! – One rainy day in the city, an eager little boy exclaims, “Rain!” Across town a grumpy man grumbles, “Rain.” The boy in his green frog hat splashes in puddles—“Hoppy, hoppy, hoppy!”—while the old man curses the “dang puddles.” Can the boy’s natural exuberance (and perhaps a cookie) cheer up the grouchy gentleman and turn the day around?
Rain, Rain, Go Away! – RAIN, RAIN, GO AWAY is already a well-loved preschool favorite. Now this board book with a full-foil cover will catch everyone’s eye (rain or shine!)
Rain Feet – A very young boy in a yellow slicker enjoys playing in the rain.
In the Rain – On a rainy day, a young girl makes a paper boat, splashes in puddles, makes mud pies, and has other springtime fun!
Little Raindrop – Have you ever wondered what happens to a raindrop when it falls from the sky? This beautifully illustrated story will capture the imaginations of children and parents alike, and offers a perfect introduction to the water cycle.
One Rainy Day – Discover colors with Duck! Duck loves rainy days. One rainy day means . . . red boots, an orange umbrella, blue puddles and a rainbow surprise!
Baby Loves Spring – Little ones will love lifting the large, sturdy flaps in this book to reveal baby robins, beautiful butterflies, and everything else that Baby loves about spring!
Rain – Let’s play out in the rain! There’s a wealth of sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures to discover and enjoy!
Rain, Rain, Go Away – Rain, Rain, Go Away celebrates and encourages the playful spirt of children, no matter the weather! From sunshine to rain, nothing can stop the fun of a group of friends ready to play outside together!
Rain or Shine – The fun, simple illustrations show children enjoying outdoor seasonal activities such as feeding ducks in the spring rain, building sandcastles in the summer sun, playing in fall leaves, and sledging through wintry snow.
What Makes It Rain? – What makes it rain? How hot is the sun? Where does wind come from? Find out in this beautifully illustrated flap book.
Peep and Ducky Rainy Day – When Peep visits Ducky on a rainy day, the little pals have no trouble finding things to do. Inside, there is a tent to build and a pillow fight to be had. And outside, with the help of galoshes and umbrella, it’s fun to captain a boat—until a whoosh of wind and a clap of thunder sends them running back in!
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
If you enjoy a good spring rain, you’ll love these rain crafts and activities. They’re perfect for keeping tots and preschoolers busy on a rainy afternoon!
Come discover some fun rainy day activities for preschoolers to enjoy. Whether you spend the day indoors or outside in the rain, we’ve got you covered.
Making a rain cloud in a jar is a great way to explore weather with your preschoolers and young learners. They’ll see up close how clouds make rain.