Snow Books for Preschoolers

Add these snow books for preschoolers to your winter reading list. You’ll find a mix of both fiction and nonfiction books on this awesome list. 

With a big stash of winter books on hand, you and your preschoolers will have a hard time choosing which book to read first!

These books will be the perfect addition to your winter preschool activities.

Add these snow books for preschoolers to your winter reading list. You'll find a mix of both fiction and nonfiction books on this awesome list. 

Snow Books for Preschoolers

Below, I’ve featured just a handful of picture books about snow that will help your preschoolers celebrate winter!

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.

The Night Before the Snow DayLittle Owl's SnowSnowflake Bentley


The Night Before the Snow Day – It’s nighttime and snow is falling hard. Will the town be snowed in? Will there be a snow day? 

Little Owl’s Snow – Winter’s almost here!” says Little Owl, as he observes leaves falling, animal friends hibernating, and a chill from his feathers to his feet. And just as he and his friend raccoon are watching their breath make fog in the cold air, it happens: Snow!

Snowflake Bentley – From the time he was a small boy in Vermont, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. Bentley’s enthusiasm for photographing snowflakes was often misunderstood in his time, but his patience and determination revealed two important truths: no two snowflakes are alike; and each one is startlingly beautiful.

Curious About Snow (Smithsonian)Wolf in the SnowOver and Under the Snow


Curious About Snow – Snowflakes are falling—and this cool new 8 x 8 in the Smithsonian nonfiction line tells young readers why!

Wolf in the Snow – A girl is lost in a snowstorm. A wolf cub is lost, too. How will they find their way home?

Over and Under the Snow – Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow lies a secret world of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals making their winter home under the snow. 

The Snow Globe FamilyJust A Snowman (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Mercer Mayer's Little Critter (Pb))The Magic of Friendship Snow


The Snow Globe Family Oh, when will it snow again? wonders the little family who lives in the snow globe. They long for a snowstorm if only someone in the big family would pick up the snow globe and give it a shake.

Just a Snowman – Snow is piled high and school is cancelled. But before Little Critter can build his snowman, he must help his sister wear her snow boots, his dad shovel the sidewalk, and Gator build a fort. Will Little Critter ever get to build a snowman?

The Magic of Friendship Snow – Jojo looks around and everyone seems to have friends but her.  She feels sad and lonely.  Then, Jojo meets Puddles, the snowman made with magic friendship snow.

Let It SnowThe Snowy DaySnow by Cynthia Rylant (Sep 15 2008)


Let it Snow – From building snowmen to drinking hot chocolate by the fire’s warm glow, LET IT SNOW celebrates wonders of winter!

The Snowy Day – Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child’s wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.
The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.

Snow – The lyrical descriptions of the sights and feelings evoked by falling snow blend gorgeously with the rich and beautiful world in which a young girl, her friend, and her grandmother enjoy the many things a snowy day has to offer.

[P.D. Eastman] Snow (I Can Read It All by Myself) [Hardcover]The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter's Wonder (Weather Books for Kids, Winter Children's Books, Science Kids Books)


Snow – From snowball fights and skiing to fort building and snowman-making, P. D. Eastman and Roy McKie’s Snow will have young readers eager for the kind of fun only a wintry-white day can bring.

Snow – No one thinks one or two snowflakes will amount to anything. Not the man with the hat or the lady with the umbrella. Not even the television or the radio forecasters. But one boy and his dog have faith that the snow will amount to something spectacular, and when flakes start to swirl down on the city, they are also the only ones who know how to truly enjoy it.

The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder – How do snow crystals form? What shapes can they take? Are no two snow crystals alike? These questions and more are answered inside this exploration of the science of snow, featuring photos of real snow crystals in all their beautiful diversity.

Which of these books about snow will you read first?

Add these snow books for preschoolers to your winter reading list. You'll find a mix of both fiction and nonfiction books on this awesome list. 

Round Out Your Unit with These Activities

Who doesn’t love snow? Especially when you can play with it indoors without being cold or having it melt onto the floor! You and your tots will absolutely love this pretend snow! It looks and feels like the real thing, it is non-toxic, and when play is over, simply store in the freezer. This “snow” is so engaging to the senses that I could barely put it down!

Instant snow not only an educational toy that is great for science based activities but a teaching snow, an interactive way with kids, build snow fairy tale world to let kids sit in and then imagine their story about princes and princesses!

This collection of winter crafts for kids will keep your crew busy during the long, cold winter months! There’s something on this list of kids of all ages.

Winter has arrived, and with it comes dreams of building snowmen! Get kids excited about the winter season with a wonderful collection of snowman books for kids!

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