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No matter the season, you can read books about sunny weather to your preschoolers. This collection of fiction and nonfiction books is perfect any day of the year!
Whether you’re teaching a lesson about the sun or you’re looking for a good book to read on a sunshiney day, this collection of preschool picture books is a great place to start.
Books About Sunny Weather
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of picture books that will help your preschoolers learn more about the sun.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Sunny Weather – Ah, it is sunny. Put on your sunglasses and find out why we need the sun and sunny days.
It’s Sunny Today – The sun glows and glimmers. It casts warm light on the land and seas. Sunlight helps plants to grow. People enjoy being outside on sunny days. What happens when the weather is sunny? Read this book to find out!
Sunny Day – Using simple text and illustrations, describes how sunflowers, insects, birds, and people react to the warm weather from dawn to dusk on a sunny day.
It’s Sunny – In this fiction title, a relatable narrator walks readers through a beautiful sunny day, where playing outside, getting sun, and going to the beach are the order of the day.
Cloudy Day Sunny Day – What do you enjoy doing on a cloudy or sunny day? Either way, it’s time to play!
A Sunny Day – This title uses a repetitive sentence pattern and strong visual cues to help early readers explore the effects of a sunny day.
Sunny Sunday Drive – When Farmer Claude and Farmer Maude go for a drive with their animals, the people in the cab and the animals in the back of the truck have entirely different opinions about the weather and the pleasure of the trip.
Sunny Weather Days – Explains what sunshine is and why it is important to plants, animals, and people.
Weather We Like It or Not: Cool Games to Play on a Sunny Day – It’s a sunny day, and it’s the perfect day to stay indoors and play. This book provides a plethora of game options that are fun and educational too.
Sunny – A very simple introduction to the phenomenon of sunshine, when it optimally occurs, and the weather patterns associated with it.
Llama Llama Sand and Sun – Read along with Llama Llama as he splashes in the waves and plays in the sand in this brand-new touch-and-feel board book!
Which of these books about the sun will you read first?
Let’s Track What You’re Reading!
It’s fun to track what you read to your preschoolers throughout the school year. It’s even more fun to have your preschoolers track the books they enjoyed.
Parents and teachers can use the Reading Tracker to record the titles of each book they read as well as the date and number of pages.
Children can use the My Book Review page to track the books they listen to and then color a face to show whether they liked each book or not.
If you track what you read, you’ll be amazed at how many books you read each day and month!
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities
This bright, colorful seven-piece painted rock sunshine set makes a fun preschool puzzle as it’s simple and can be assembled in any order. Great tool for color recognition!
Kids will love learning about colors with this sun print. It’s a fun and bright learning tool, perfect for classrooms, playrooms and nurseries.