These books about wind for preschoolers are perfect for your spring lesson plans! You can add them to your weather unit, too.
This collection of wind books for preschool contains a mixture of both fiction and nonfiction picture books. So, you’re sure to find something on the list that fits perfectly with your upcoming units.
Books About Wind for Preschoolers
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of picture books about wind that will help your preschoolers learn more about it.
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.
Wind – Fly a kite. Watch leaves swirl. It’s time to learn about wind.
In Like a Lion Out Like a Lamb – Rattling windows with the roar of a late-winter storm, March shows up like a lion– wild and messy, muddy and wet. This story conveys the changeable nature of spring weather, as the lion makes way for the lamb—with a huge sneeze!—as the trees and flowers spring into bloom.
Kite Day – Rushing home he tells Mole, and the two fast friends get to work building a kite of their own. They study, and collect, and measure, and construct—and soon, their kite is flying high above the meadow.
Wind – Let’s play out in the wind! There’s a wealth of sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures to discover and enjoy!
Wind – Be blown away by this weather-focused series! The easy-to-read text shines a light on the ever-changing weather whilst also encouraging development of reading skills.
I Face the Wind – Follow this book with a young child who loves to play. Bring along balloons. Find a windy place. Together you’ll face the wind and see that learning is a breeze.
Like a Windy Day – The wind is powerful and stormy, mischievous and unpredictable. In this magical story, a young girl goes soaring, tumbling, and twirling on her own exciting windy-day adventure.
Windy Day – Using simple text, describes what wind can do, including making leaves dance across the grass, pushing the sails on boats, and turning the blades of windmills.
Flora’s Very Windy Day – When Flora and her pesky little brother, Crispin, are whisked away by a swirling and swooping wind, she gets the opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to give her brother away. With tempting offers from a dragonfly, the man in the moon, and even the wind itself, she will find it difficult to choose. But Flora would do anything to get rid of Crispin, wouldn’t she?
I Wonder Why the Wind Blows – I Wonder Why the Wind Blows answers all sorts of tricky and fascinating questions about Planet Earth, such as “How cold is snow?”, “How hot are deserts?”, and “Where do rivers end?”
When the Wind Blows – While the blowing wind makes “porch doors sway” and “sea waves spray,” it is responsible for much, much more. The gusts can help make “Factories hum / Harbors light up / Smart cars run.”
Feel the Wind – Have you ever felt the wind tickle your face or heard it whistle through your window? Did you know that some wind travels faster than a car? Read inside to find out more about what causes wind, and learn how to make your own weather vane!
Gusts and Gales – Find out about the different types of winds, including global winds, trade winds, local winds, and breezes. Learn about extreme wind weather like hurricanes and tornadoes.
The Wind Blew – The wind blew, and blew, and blew! It blew so hard, it took everything with it: Mr. White’s umbrella, Priscilla’s balloon, the twins’ scarves, even the wig on the judge’s head. But just when the wind was about to carry everything out to sea, it changed its mind!
Wind – Though you can’t see the wind, you can certainly feel it when the wind blows! But where does wind come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of wind….
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities
This is an adorable thermometer temperature chart! Simply move the arrow and point it to the current temperature. This can be made with or without a ribbon for hanging on the wall.
What’s the weather like outside today? This felt weather calendar is a fun and interactive way to teach the weather. Young children love to change the weather on a daily basis.